Bird Feeding Tips for the Garden


The following link is to an article about feeding birds in the garden. It is an American-based article, but I’m sure some ideas can be gleaned for Australia and other countries.

For more visit:
http://blog.nwf.org/2010/12/ten-simple-tips-for-successful-winter-bird-feeding/

BioFuel Advance: Using Kelp to Produce Ethanol


The following link is to an article about producing ethanol from seaweed, thereby reducing the need for terrestrial biofuel crops.

For more visit:
http://news.mongabay.com/2012/0120-kelp_power.html

Petition to Ban Plastic Bags


Plastic bags are a proven menace to wildlife, particularly in our oceans. Below is a link to a petition calling on government to bring to an end the use of single use plastic bags for shopping. Please consider signing, as well as actually signing the petition. Thanks.

Visit:
http://www.animalsaustralia.org/take_action/petitions/ban-the-bag/

New Yeti Crab Species Found Near Antarctica


A new species of Yeti Crab has been discovered near Antarctica. The video linked to below explains more and shows footage of the crab species.

http://video.nationalgeographic.com/video/player/news/animals-news/antarctica-yeti-crab-vin.html?source=link_tw20120119vid-ghostcrabs

Miller’s Grizzled Langur Not Yet Extinct


A primate feared extinct has again been found in the wild. Miller’s Grizzled Langur (Presbytis hosei canicrus) has been found alive and well in Indonesian Borneo on film within a camera trap.

Read more at:
http://news.mongabay.com/2012/0119-hance_millersgrizzledlangur.html