Tuesday, June 19, 2007

The birds and the bees

Walhydra is terrified.

She's been scared about the disappearance of the honeybees, ever since she first learned about it and other mass die-offs from Sara at Pagan Godspell.

And now, from today's New York Times:
Millions of Missing Birds, Vanishing in Plain Sight
By VERLYN KLINKENBORG
Published: June 19, 2007

Last week, the Audubon Society released a new report describing the sharp and startling population decline of some of the most familiar and common birds in America: several kinds of sparrows, the Northern bobwhite, the Eastern meadowlark, the common grackle and the common tern. The average decline of the 20 species in the Audubon Society’s report is 68 percent.
Oh, my Goddess!

What are we to do?

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