Teaching birds how to fly with a microlight

Teaching birds how to fly with a microlight.:) Christian Moullec, flying with his wife while lesser white-fronted geese migrate over Sweden in 1999. The former meteorologist said, "Some people will travel 15 hours on a plane just for 30 minutes flying with birds, he cries every day when he flies with his birds. They are …

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Scientists Urge Endangered Listing for Cheetahs — Nat Geo Education Blog

WORLD Researchers are supporting a call to list the cheetah as “Endangered” on the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List. (National Geographic) Familiarize your students with endangered species using our encyclopedia entry and reference resource. Teachers, scroll down for a quick list of key resources in our Teachers Toolkit. Discussion Ideas Scientists …

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The Arctic Report Card

Jeremy Mathis, NOAA Arctic Research Program he said in," The Arctic Report Card". The Arctic is like a refrigerator whose door has been left open and cold is spilling out cascading throughout the norther hemisphere. The average surface air temperature for the year ending September 2017 is the 2nd warmest since 1900; however, cooler spring …

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Venus Flytraps Being Poached to Extinction in North Carolina

Venus flytrap is a carnivorous plant that grows in the wild only within 90-miles of Wilmington, North Carolina.  The plant catches insects and uses them for nutrition.  The plants leaves have hair.  When an insect contacts a hair on the leaf, the trap closes if a another hair is contacted within twenty seconds of the first …

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Tiger population in the wild growing for the first time in 100 years

Tiger populations have been in steady decline for almost a century.  Tiger populations in the wild reached a low of 3200 in 2010 but have increased back up to 3,890 in 2016.  The countries with tiger populations came together in 2010 to come up with a goal of reaching 6000 tigers in the wild by …

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Relocating Rhinos from Africa to Australia for a Breeding Program

Poaching has caused rhino population to reach close to extinction levels in South Africa.  The Australian Rhino Project is an unconventional approach to relocate the endangered rhinos from Africa to Australia for a breeding program.  The plan is to move 80 rhinos from Africa to Australia starting in 2016. The project plans on establishing breeding herds of white …

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