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  • Headaches That Birds Can Cause an Airport

    Birds can be a beautiful sight but they can also be looked upon as a serious problem. These problems are even more prevalent in airports. Not only can birds cause headaches and health hazards to workers and customers, but they also are threats to the aircraft. Dangers Involving An Aircraft A bird strike involves a collision between an individual or flock of ...


    By Avian Enterprises, LLC

  • New bird deterrent system offered by Nixalite

    New Bird Buffer, offered by Nixalite, controls flying birds in open spaces, indoors and outdoors, with a nearly invisible haze of safe and humane Fog Force repellent. The Bird Buffer is a programmable, electronic aerosol generator that produces a dry haze of Fog Force that never settles or leaves any residue. This is a permanent system that works on a timer, so there is only one installation. ...


    By Nixalite of America Inc.

  • The Best Tarmac and Airfield Bird Control Methods

    Airports are large in size and leave a lot of undeveloped land surrounding them. Pest birds take advantage of this open land by loitering on the property. Pest birds can be hazardous to these areas because they can interfere with moving aircrafts, causing bird strikes. Follow these methods to assist in getting rid of birds from tarmacs and airfields. Distress ...


    By Avian Enterprises, LLC

  • United defends bird kill at Houston airport

    United Airlines is defending the poisoning of birds at Houston's biggest airport, saying it was done for health and safety reasons. But the airline said Wednesday that it didn't tell its contractor how to proceed with airport bird control, and will ask the firm to consider other methods the next time. The contractor laid out corn kernels laced with a bird-killing nerve agent at ...


    By Associated Press

  • Bird Strike: the growing threat of geese to aviation safety.

    The threat to international aviation safety posed by bird strikes from geese is dramatically increasing. In parts of North America, the risk of encounters with large flocks of geese causing catastrophic air accidents has now reached a critical level. In Europe, meanwhile, the likelihood of a disaster caused by a collision between an aircraft and a flock of geese is rapidly rising. Let’s ...


    By Scarecrow Group Limited.

  • Mediterranean Marine Protected Areas help safeguard vulnerable seabird

    Mediterranean Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) provide important habitats for the yelkouan shearwater, a species of conservation concern, new research concludes. The study examined the behaviour of the birds at sea and found that they used MPAs extensively as foraging grounds. Marine biodiversity of all kinds is under threat from human activities and to help prevent further degradation of such ...

  • Where to look for pest Pigeons on your building

    Pigeons are the number one pest bird problem in the United States. They will nest and roost on, in and under many different structures. To keep pigeons from defacing and damaging property, it’s important to know where they roost and nest. What they eat and how they often gather in such large numbers. ...


    By Bird-B-Gone, Inc.

  • Smugglers use drone in attempt to smuggle contraband into UK prison

    Bedfordshire Police have confirmed that smugglers attempted to use a drone to send drugs, screwdrivers, a knife and a mobile phone to inmates at a high-security prison. The package containing the contraband was only spotted by staff after the remote-controlled aircraft became entangled in barbed wire surrounding Bedford Prison. This is believed to be the first ...

  • California Oil Spill Cleanup Costs reaches $62 Million

    The cost of cleaning up the oil spill that fouled beaches last month on the California coast has reached $62 million so far, the pipeline company said Wednesday. Costs are running at $3 million a day, and there is no timetable for when the cleanup will be complete, Plains All American Pipeline's on-scene coordinator, Patrick Hodgins, told The Associated Press. The company is responsible for ...


    By Associated Press

  • Fires Burning Across Brazil Put Biodiversity at Risk

    RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil, October 8, 2007 (ENS) - Severe drought has been identified as the main cause of the fire that consumed three hectares of the Maciço da Pedra Branca forest in Rio de Janeiro state in one September day. In that same week, 170 other fire points were seen along the forests and conservation parks of the state of Rio de Janeiro. Fire officials said lack of ...

  • FedEx and NFWF announce Urban conservation projects

    FedEx Corp. and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) announced today the six local projects selected to receive funding and FedEx team member volunteer support in 2010 through a unique collaboration to address the most pressing urban environmental challenges in major U.S. cities. Grants will be award to local nonprofits in Los Angeles, Memphis, New York City, Pittsburgh, San Francisco ...

  • September infringements package: main decisions

    In its monthly package of infringement decisions, the European Commission is pursuing legal action against Member States for failing to comply properly with their obligations under EU law. These decisions covering many sectors aim at ensuring proper application of EU law for the benefit of citizens and businesses. The Commission has taken today 220 decisions, including 32 reasoned opinions and 6 ...

  • The True North, Strong and Ice-Free – A GLOBE-Net Special Report

    It’s not a matter of whether ice-free navigation of the Arctic Ocean will be possible. The issue is how soon this will happen and to what degree. Opinions vary as to how soon ice-free navigation may be possible, but recent studies by the ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

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