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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 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.

  • 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 Foundation

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • Questions and answers on wildlife trafficking

    How big is the wildlife trafficking problem? As with any other illegal activity, it is impossible to provide a precise figure as to the scale and value of wildlife trafficking. But there is no doubt that it has grown considerably in recent years. It is now a multi-million euro criminal business affecting numerous species all over the world. Ivory, rhino horn, tiger products, ...

  • The Beijing olympics - changing a city forever

    Predictions of environmental calamity associated with the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games have come fast and furious of late: the city’s already-stressed water supply will fail; air pollution will hurt athletic performance; algae will clog the rowing venue; Beijing’s notorious traffic jams will turn the Olympic into a transportation nightmare; commerce and industry will shut down during ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Things are heating up in the not so frozen North

    The publication last week of a U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) on potential fossil fuel resources beneath the shrinking polar ice cap has highlighted what could become the next great play in the global energy market. Circumpolar countries are already staking overlapping territorial claims to this vast territory and the prospect of a new polar sea route between ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Several massachusetts citizens receive prestigious regional EPA environmental awards

    Nineteen environmental awards will be given to Massachusetts environmental groups, individuals, businesses, nonprofit and government agencies tomorrow in Boston’s Faneuil Hall as EPA presented its annual Environmental Merit Awards for 2011. In addition, a President’s Environmental Youth Award was given to the Boston Latin School Youth Climate Action Network, which received special ...

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