Wednesday, October 30, 2013

threats to birds from worldwide exploration for oil

The world's human population has a continuing hunger for oil supplies. When not done extremely carefully, oil exploration poses threats to many animals and birds, in biomes across the globe. Read about some of these emerging situations at the following linked articles


http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2013/01/125-yasuni-national-park/wallace-text

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/video/2013/aug/01/congo-virunga-national-park

http://ecowatch.com/2013/10/28/petition-blm-protect-fragile-habitat-from-oil-gas-drilling/

http://amazonwatch.org/news/2013/0819-ecuador-scraps-plan-to-block-rain-forest-oil-drilling

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