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  • Repel flying birds with Nixalite’s new bird barricade™ Avian Hazer

    Nixalite of America Inc. is now offering their new Bird Barricade Avian Hazer that safely and easily repels flying birds from open areas. The Bird Barricade Avian Hazer is an easy-to-use system that disperses Fog Force Bird Repellent into the air to rid an area of pest birds. This compact system is able to operate unassisted through the use of a built-in timer that allows it to run automatically. ...


    By Nixalite of America Inc.

  • 2013 Pest Bird & Wildlife Control

    Nixalite just released a new 48 page, color catalog filled with products, tips and tricks for controlling birds and wildlife from architectural structures. Featuring over 20 new products, Nixalite offers professional grade equipment for nearly any pest bird and wildlife control need. Learn about our new lines of wildlife exclusion, bird dispersal and mold abatement products to prevent damage to ...


    By Nixalite of America Inc.

  • New hope for migratory grassland birds of South America

    The rich grasslands in South America, home to one of the world's most valuable ecosystems is fast disappearing and migratory grassland birds, which play an important role by dispersing seeds and controlling insects, are also rapidly declining in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay. In order to reverse this trend, the Convention on Migratory Species of the United Nations Environment ...

  • New ‘bird-washing machine’ dramatically improves survival of birds caught in oil spills

    Oil spills can decimate seabird populations. Some birds can be saved, if the oil is washed from their feathers in time; however, this long process is stressful for the birds and requires numerous volunteers. Researchers have now developed a ‘bird-washing machine’ which reduces the washing time from two hours to four minutes. When trialled on oiled birds rescued from the Caspian Sea ...

  • When nature gets a second chance

    Nearly two decades ago, Steven Handel was asked to help breathe new life into a former landfill in Kearny, N.J. The barren tract - bounded by highways, salt marshes, and railroad yards - had been closed and covered for 20 years. But it was an ecological desert, supporting no birds or mammals and home to only two plant species, both of which were alien to northern New Jersey. After studying the ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Mapping Natura 2000 habitats across Europe

    A recent study has described a way to accurately map the distribution of different habitats across Europe. These maps contribute to the development of a Pan-European Ecological Network1 designed to conserve and manage the natural heritage of pan-Europe. Destruction of natural habitats is a major cause of biodiversity loss and the EU has implemented a number of initiatives designed to combat this ...

  • Rehab Prospects Good After Korea`s Worst Oil Spill

    SEOUL, South Korea, December 31, 2007 (ENS) - The prospects for environmental rehabilitation after the worst oil spill in South Korean history are good due to 'quick and effective action' by the Korean authorities, a joint United Nations-European Commission Assessment Team has found. The team said in its initial report that emergency assistance was not required for cleanup operations after the ...

  • RAE Systems Posts Educational Resource for Gulf of Mexico Spill Recovery Workers

    Website Provides Information and Phone Numbers to Protect People, Wildlife and Property. SAN JOSE, CA - RAE Systems Inc. (NYSE Amex: RAE), a leader in delivering innovative sensor solutions to serve industrial, energy, environmental, and government safety markets worldwide, announced the launch of new web content  to assist the more than 20,000 people deployed in various aspects of the Gulf ...


    By RAE Systems by Honeywell

  • Oil slick in loop current

    A small portion of the oil slick in the Gulf of Mexico has reached the Loop Current in the form of light to very light sheens. According to NOAA, in the time it will take for oil to reach the Florida Straits the pollutants will be highly weathered and both the natural process of evaporation and the application of chemical dispersants would have significantly reduced oil volume NOAA spill ...

  • Bat Numbers in Europe Surge after Decades of Decline, Major Study Finds

    Following decades of worrying decline, Europe's bat population increased by 43 per cent between 1993 and 2011, according to a new study released by the European Environment Agency (EEA). The upsurge in population has been aided by legislation and treaties that promote conservation measures, including the UNEP-administered Agreement on the Conservation of Populations of European Bats (EUROBATS), ...

  • Advanced stormwater and river modelling and management

    The City of Austin, USA, has selected MWH Soft"s InfoWorks SD and InfoWorks RS for advanced stormwater and river modelling and management. Situated on the Colorado River, the city has three man-made lakes within its limits: Lady Bird Lake, Lake Austin, and Lake Walter E. Long, all on the river. The foot of Lake Travis, including Mansfield Dam, is also located within the city limits. This complex ...


    By Innovyze

  • Advanced stormwater and river modeling and management

    The City of Austin, TX, has selected MWH Soft"s InfoWorks SD and InfoWorks RS for advanced stormwater and river modeling and management. Situated on the Colorado River, the city has three man-made lakes within its limits: Lady Bird Lake, Lake Austin, and Lake Walter E. Long, all on the river. The foot of Lake Travis, including Mansfield Dam, is also located within the city limits. This complex ...


    By Innovyze

  • Rainfall can release aerosols, study finds

    Original story at MIT News Ever notice an earthy smell in the air after a light rain? Now scientists at MIT believe they may have identified the mechanism that releases this aroma, as well as other aerosols, into the environment. Using high-speed cameras, the researchers observed that when a raindrop hits a porous ...

  • Advanced stormwater and river modelling and management

    The City of Austin, USA, has selected MWH Soft"s InfoWorks SD and InfoWorks RS for advanced stormwater and river modelling and management. Situated on the Colorado River, the city has three man-made lakes within its limits: Lady Bird Lake, Lake Austin, and Lake Walter E. Long, all on the river. The foot of Lake Travis, including Mansfield Dam, is also located within the city limits. This complex ...

  • Most of San Francisco Bay Oil Spill Not Recoverable

    The latest overflight of San Francisco Bay and the nearby coastline shows very little recoverable oil offshore and inshore from last Wednesday's spill of 58,000 gallons of bunker fuel, the U.S. Coast Guard said today. To date, seven miles of containment boom has been deployed to confine and collect oil in the water and six vessels are skimming and collecting oil. The ...

  • Dr Pepper Snapple Group Joins with The Nature Conservancy on Watershed Protection Initiatives in Texas

    Dr Pepper Snapple Group (NYSE:DPS) and The Nature Conservancy are teaming up on several environmental stewardship projects designed to protect vital water resources in Texas. DPS has pledged $1 million over the next four years to support ongoing restoration and conservation activities in the watersheds of the Trinity and Brazos Rivers, the Texas Gulf Coast and the ...


    By The Nature Conservancy

  • Speech of CEO Jane Madgwick on the Future of Europe`s Rivers

    CEO Jane Madgwick of Wetlands International spoke on The Future of Europe’s Waters at a European Parliament Interactive Seminar chaired by MEP Giancarlo Scotta earlier this month. Other speakers included Nicola Natoro (Directorate General Environment, European Commission), Martin Scheele, (Directorate General Agriculture and Rural Development, European Commission) and Antoine Poupard of the ...


    By Wetlands International

  • The 2012 LIFE+ projects

    Austria 4 projects (14.5 million) LIFE+ Environment Policy and Governance (1 project – 3.6 million) LIFE-URBANLAKE (Stadt Wien – Magistratsabteilung 45 – Wiener Gewässer): This project intends to define strategies to reduce the vulnerability of the “Alte Donau” from effects of climate ...

  • Tracking largest industrial spill

    At about 1 a.m. last Dec. 22, James Schean awoke with a start. He heard what sounded like a furious thunderclap and a staccato of snapping trees. Then his house shuddered and heaved. Swept up by some mighty force, it tore clear of its foundation and rumbled off like a derailed freight car. "I could hear everything breaking," he says, "the rafters cracking, Sheetrock falling off, the furniture ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

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