Anhinga from Bayou D'Arbonne, D'Arbonne National Wildlife Refuge, Louisiana.

Anhinga from Bayou D’Arbonne, D’Arbonne National Wildlife Refuge, Louisiana.

Wild birds are the canaries in our coal mine!

Hugh Paxton's Blog

Climate change is set to be very much in the news over the next few days. The impacts on biodiversity, the biological bedrock on which human welfare fundamentally depends is likely to be lost in the hot air. I hope it won’t be. Hugh Paxton’s Blog suggests you and world leaders bear the following in mind. Shortly before the catastrophic tsunami hit the Thai coast killing thousands, the wildlife moved inland. Before Vesuvius erupted smothering Pompeii the birds fled.

Read on to find out what Duncan and the birds are telling us at the moment.

From: Finlay Duncan [mailto:Finlay.Duncan@birdlife.org]
Subject: The Messengers: what birds tell us about the threats from climate change

Brussels – 26 November 2015
**EMBARGOED until 05:01 GMT Friday 27th November 2015**
The Messengers: what birds tell us about the threats from climate change
A new report, jointly published by BirdLife International and the National Audubon Society…

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