Bright Lights, Big Pity

Bright Lights, Big Pity

By Joshua Sokol, Science.org City lights lure migratory birds, with lethal results, but weather radar and modeling can help reduce toll Every 11 September at dusk, in memory of the 2001 attacks, New York City mounts the Tribute in Light, an art installation in lower...
Birdata – birding for conservation

Birdata – birding for conservation

by Birdlife Australia With Australian birds facing so many pressures, it’s crucial that we collect the information needed to identify and address those threats. Birdata provides the platform to collect the scientific data that researchers use to help keep...
British Geological Survey launches coastal dataset

British Geological Survey launches coastal dataset

By Mark Say, Managing Editor, UKAuthority The British Geological Survey (BGS) has unveiled a package of geographic datasets to support management of the national coastline. Named GeoCoast, the dataset provides information on the morphology, behaviour and vulnerability...
Get bird migration information in real time

Get bird migration information in real time

By Jim Williams, Special to the Star Tribune BirdCast provides live and local bird migration alerts throughout the country with real-time analysis of bird migration traffic as detected by the U.S. network of weather surveillance radars. This tool can be used to...
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