Posted by: atowhee | July 15, 2015

HOW AMERICAN WOMEN SAVED THE BIRDS…

NPR has nice feature on the conservation movement among American women that stopped the trade in bird feathers for fashion and allowed the survival of herons, egrets and other birds once hunted for their feathers.

In many cases now species are threatened by widespread habitat destruction due to human over-population and resource exploitation…and there is the increasingly severe problem of climate change which is hitting all species.  I recently blogged about the shrinking range of bumble bee species due to hotter weather.

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