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BIRD OF THE WEEK — COOPER’S HAWK — PLANET EARTH BIRD WORLD group

   PLANET EARTH BIRD WORLD group has over 1,300 members and over 74,000 photos and videos.  BIRD OF THE WEEK COOPER’S HAWK SCIENTIFIC NAME: Accipiter cooperii POPULATION: 800,000 TREND: Increasing HABITAT: Forests and woodlots The crow-sized Cooper’s Hawk is a raptor of the woodlands, with short, rounded wings and a long tail — excellent adaptations for pursuing smaller birds through thick understory. Like so…

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BIRD OF THE WEEK — SÃO PAULO MARSH ANTWREN — PLANET EARTH BIRD WORLD group

   PLANET EARTH BIRD WORLD has over 1,300 members and over 74,000 photos and videos.  BIRD OF THE WEEK SÃO PAULO MARSH ANTWREN SCIENTIFIC NAME: Formicivora paludicola POPULATION: 150-700 IUCN STATUS: Critically Endangered TREND: Unknown HABITAT: Freshwater marshes in the state of São Paulo, southeastern Brazil Like many other birds, including the Black Skimmer and Least Tern, the species faces continual challenges by living in proximity to a…

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BIRD OF THE WEEK — MANGROVE CUCKOO — PLANET EARTH BIRD WORLD group

   PLANET EARTH BIRD WORLD has over 1,300 members and over 73,000 photos and videos.  BIRD OF THE WEEK MANGROVE CUCKOO SCIENTIFIC NAME: Coccyzus minor POPULATION: 200,000+ TREND: Stable HABITAT: Mangrove swamps, hardwood hammocks, dry shrubby forest. Never seen the Mangrove Cuckoo? You’re not alone: The Mangrove Cuckoo is among the most secretive and poorly known of North American birds. It’s difficult to detect…

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GREENPEACE — BOKEH PHOTOGRAPHY — PLANET EARTH MACRO WORLD group

   PLANET EARTH MACRO WORLD has over 1,300 members and over 69,000 photos and videos.  Greenpeace Greenpeace is the leading independent campaigning organization that uses peaceful protest and creative communication to expose global environmental problems and promote solutions that are essential to a green and peaceful future. Connect on Social Media San Diego, CAFacebook Instagram Orange County, CAFacebook Instagram Los…

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GREENPEACE –10 Years Ago the Amazon Was Being Bulldozed for Soy Then Everything Changed — PLANET EARTH MACRO WORLD group

   PLANET EARTH MACRO WORLD group has over 1,300 members and over 68,000 photos and videos.  10 Years Ago the Amazon Was Being Bulldozed for Soy — Then Everything Changed The Amazon soy moratorium is the result of an unprecedented collaboration between civil society, industry and government. It has already produced a spectacular drop in Amazon deforestation. And now the…

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BIRD OF THE WEEK — RAINBOW STARFRONTLET — PLANET EARTH BIRD WORLD group

PLANET EARTH BIRD WORLD has over 1,300 members and over 72,000 photos and videos.  SCIENTIFIC NAME: Coeligena iris POPULATION: Unknown TREND: Decreasing HABITAT: Mountain forest edges, gardens, plantations; can use degraded habitats Rainbow Starfrontlets range from southern Ecuador to northern Peru. They can be seen in several Ecuadorian reserves where ABC works with in-country partner Fundación Jocotoco. This species is most threatened by habitat loss caused by…

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GREENPEACE — ALL THAT GREEN — PLANET EARTH OUR HOME group

  Our mission: Greenpeace is the leading independent campaigning organization that uses peaceful protest and creative communication to expose global environmental problems and promote solutions that are essential to a green and peaceful future. “We ‘bear witness’ to environmental destruction in a peaceful, non-violent manner. We use non-violent confrontation to raise the level and quality of public debate. In exposing…

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