Rat poison killing parrots

https://news.uga.edu/bromethalin-poisoning-parrots-telegraph-hill/
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City living and rats

https://www.nationalgeographic.com/magazine/2019/04/rats-are-an-inescapable-part-of-city-life/
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The house-proud mouse

https://phys.org/news/2019-03-house-proud-mouse-animals.html
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Losing pollinators

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/mar/26/widespread-losses-of-pollinating-insects-revealed-across-britain
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Human-Bear Conflict hot spots

A new study by WCS, American Museum of Natural History, and other partners uses long term data on bear mortality to map high-probability hot-spots for human-bear conflicts. The authors say this is a critical tool ...
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Bees harmed by Zika pesticides

Zika - which can cause severe brain defects in unborn children - is spread by mosquitoes, so the insects are being targeted in the southern US where Zika-carrying mosquito species live. https://www.enn.com/articles/55870-honeybees-at-risk-from-zika-pesticides
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Need to ban entire pesticide class

Evidence is 'compelling' that organophosphates increase risk of reduced IQs, memory and attention deficits, and autism for prenatal children. Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/oct/24/entire-pesticide-class-should-be-banned-for-effect-on-childrens-health
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My Maserati has ‘possums inside…

This afternoon we received a call about opossums in a car at a body shop in Morgan Hill. Workers needed the animals removed before they could make the necessary repairs. Apparently, two young opossums had made ...
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Look what can happen in one afternoon!

Look what can happen in one afternoon! On August 7th, a group of Carmel Valley Garden Club members, Tom Gano, Greg Thompson, Bob Byrne, Ed Morrow, Dean Hatfied, and John Brocco, gathered at Ed Dickson's house to build a few ...
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