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October 5, 2019

Simple Actions to Help Birds

Surprising facts about dwindling bird populations, and easy ways to help.

A Series on the Environment from the Question Line Duo

Since the 1970s, North America has lost an estimated 3 billion birds. That's 30% of the total bird population of just one continent dead and gone in about 40 years. And they're dying off faster.

It isn't just "rare" birds whose populations are dwindling from human activity, and the climate and biodiversity crisis. Common birds are dying out as well.

Three billion North American birds have vanished since 1970.
[Science Magazine]

You can do something about this. Start with these brilliant, super-simple actions. Some of these tips may surprise you. For instance, is your coffee is shade grown? Shade grown coffee supports more than 40 species of North American songbirds!

Seven Simple Actions to Help Birds
[The Cornell Lab of Ornithology]


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