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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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Small family farms in tropics can feed the hungry and preserve biodiversity

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

Conventional wisdom among many ecologists is that industrial-scale agriculture is the best way to produce lots of food while preserving biodiversity in the world's remaining tropical forests. But some researchers reject that idea an... 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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