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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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

  • FILTECH 2011 - Germany - early bird registration

    FILTECH 2011 - the largest international event for filtration and separation technologies will take place March 22-24, 2011 in WIESBADEN, GERMANY. FILTECH 2011 will feature the latest innovations and up-to-date filtration and separation technology, particle measurement & analysis systems as well as the latest equipment of associated industries on 7,400 sq. m of EXHIBITION space. FILTECH is ...


    By Filtech Exhibitions Germany

  • Radar protects birds at oil sands facility

    The same advanced radar technology that helps keep birds and planes apart at airports is now protecting birds from contact with tailings ponds at Alberta Oil Sands production facilities. The Accipiter® Bird Protection Radar System recently installed at Syncrude Canada Ltd. facilities north of Fort McMurray, Alberta, is the largest and most sophisticated radar-based bird protection system ever ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • 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.

  • New Catalog Features Professional Bird Control Products

    Mission Viejo, Ca: Bird-B-Gone, Inc. the world’s largest manufacturer of effective, humane bird deterrents has published a new catalog for 2011.  The catalog features over 100 products to help prevent birds from landing or nesting on rooftops, window sills, eaves, canopies, beams, signs and other areas. ...


    By Bird-B-Gone, Inc.

  • Loss and degradation of natural habitats threaten migratory birds, pushing species towards extinction

    The annual migration of an estimated 50 billion birds - around 19 per cent of the world's 10,000 bird species - is one of the world's great natural wonders, yet the critical staging areas migratory birds need to complete these journeys are being degraded or are disappearing completely. These increasingly vulnerable sites, which act as stepping stones on migration routes, serve as a place for the ...

  • Scarecrow Group's Project in USA gets underway.

    Scarecrow Group, in conjunction with both Sanford, Orlando International Airport and Daytona Beach International Airport s have now formally commenced their project of looking to assist these airports in their quest to improve their bird strike risk. Following discussions between Scarecrow Director David Randell, and Sanford’s Executive Vice President, George Speake and a demonstration of ...


    By Scarecrow Group Limited.

  • 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.

  • Israeli dump to become recycling park

    An Israeli landfill, which served as a dumping ground for the Tel Aviv region for 46 years, is to be transformed into a model of environmental rectitude -complete with recycling plants and a recycling theme park. The US$ 250 million (Euro 170 million) project was initiated by former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon - who has been in a coma since suffering a stroke in January 2006 - and will ...

  • FILTECH, the world`s largest special interest event devoted entirely to filtration and separation technologies

    FILTECH, the world"s largest special interest event devoted entirely to filtration and separation technologies will be held 22-24 March 2011 again in Wiesbaden, Germany, only 25 minutes from Frankfurt International Airport. The Event is a MUST for all decision makers all over the world involved in designing, improving, purchasing, selling or researching filtration and separation technologies, ...


    By Filtech Exhibitions Germany

  • FILTECH 2009: Discover new markets

    FILTECH 2009 - the leading international special interest event for filtration and separation technologies will be held in Wiesbaden from 13 - 15 OCTOBER 2009 and will go by the motto: 'Discover New Markets'. FILTECH addresses an international professional audience and can be easily reached at the Rhein-Main-Halls in Wiesbaden from the nearby Frankfurt International Airport.At the SPECIAL ...


    By Filtech Exhibitions Germany

  • Measuring Noise Outdoors

    If you are looking for a data logging integrating averaging sound level meter to undertake your environmental, vehicle and outdoor noise monitoring, we recommend that you take a look at the Pulsar Quantifier range. Pulsar Instruments is not new to this type of application. Its staff ...


    By Pulsar Instruments plc

  • British Public Could Lose the Right of Public Comment

    LONDON, UK, July 13, 2007 (ENS) - An application to build a waste incinerator on the site of London's beloved St. Paul's Cathedral was delivered to the Corporation of London's Planning Office on Monday. The application was made by Planning Disaster, a coalition of British environmental organizations representing more than two million people.The application was withdrawn on Tuesday. Its sole ...

  • Jamaica Bay Plan Would Cleanse New York`s Estuary

    NEW YORK, New York, October 15, 2007 (ENS) - Many New Yorkers are not aware that within the confines of the five boroughs are open water, salt marshes, grasslands, coastal woodlands, maritime shrublands and freshwater wetlands. At least 90 fish species, 325 species of birds and many reptiles, amphibians and small mammals share portions of Brooklyn and Queens with human residents. The ...

  • Was it `the green Olympics?`

    Are the Beijing Olympics a signal that China can pursue both economic growth and a cleaner environment? When we look back at the Beijing Olympics, great sporting moments will stay with us. Watching Michael Phelps or Usain Bolt break world records made all the air quality concerns leading into the Olympics seem like distant memories. But before the world bids “zaijian” to Beijing, it’s worth ...

  • 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 ...

  • Our fight against wildlife trafficking

    Ladies and gentlemen, It is a great pleasure and honour for me to welcome you here today to our expert conference on wildlife trafficking. You are all familiar with the dimension of the problem. So, there is no need for me to repeat the dramatic poaching figures that are confronting us. But, I do want to recall the heavy costs that wildlife trafficking imposes on people, the environment ...

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