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Three Mallards, a Merganser and a Bufflehead

Can local farming, by providing valuable feeding and resting space for wildlife, support biodiversity?
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Making biodiverse agriculture part of a food-secure future

Academics / General Science : Science Codex (7 months ago)

Is biodiverse agriculture an anachronism? Or is it a vital part of a food-secure future? Given the need to feed an estimated 2.4 billion more people by the year 2050, the drive toward large-scale, single-crop farming around the worl... Read Post

Have You Ever Seen a Bufflehead Search for a Nesting Cavity?

Hobbies / Birding : 10,000 Birds (3 years ago)

There are quite a few species of duck that nest in cavities. Most people are familiar with Wood Ducks nesting in tree cavities but Common and Hooded Mergansers, Barrow’s and Common Goldeneyes and Buffleheads (Bucephala albeola) are ... Read Post

Is organic farming good for wildlife? It depends on the alternative...

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (4 years ago)

Even though organic methods may increase farm biodiversity, a combination of conventional farming and protected areas could sometimes be a better way to maintain food production and protect wildlife. Read Post


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