Noticias desde Birdlife 4-10-13

Here is the BirdLife International weekly news update .

 


China’s rarest seabird benefits from colony restoration

This summer an innovative tern colony restoration project has apparently established a new Chinese Crested Tern colony in the Jiushan Islands.

Scientists with Environment Canada, the federal government ministry responsible for protecting the environment and conserving Canada’s natural heritage, have found that human-related activities destroy roughly 269 million birds and 2 million bird nests in Canada each year.

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change states with greater confidence and authority than ever that climate change is happening, and that human influence on climate is clear. BirdLife is calling for the importance of healthy ecosystems to be effectively written into national, regional and international climate change and development policy.