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Greener consumption: the birds and the bees (and the bats) edition

Article: Greener consumption: the birds and the bees (and the bats) edition

Didn’t know it was National Pollinator Week? That’s OK: we’ve got you covered with ideas and products suggestions for keeping bees, bird, butterflies and bats protected, happy, and pollinating.

Monarch Butterflies to Be Protected From Illegal Logging

Article: Monarch Butterflies to Be Protected From Illegal Logging

MONTREAL, Quebec, Canada, June 28, 2008 (ENS) – Canada, Mexico and the United States are cooperating to protect and conserve the monarch butterfly, which environment ministers of the three countries say has become a symbol of North America’s shared environment. Each year millions of monarch butterflies migrate thousands of miles back and forth from wintering…

James Taylor Sings for the Birds

Article: James Taylor Sings for the Birds

VIRGINIA BEACH, Virginia, May 18, 2008 (ENS) – When James Taylor picks up his guitar and sings in Virginia Beach on Thursday, May 22, he will be singing in part to protect land for migratory birds on the Eastern Shore of Virginia. Taylor will donate a portion of the proceeds from the benefit concert to…

Mexican President Vows to Protect Sacred Butterfly Trees

Article: Mexican President Vows to Protect Sacred Butterfly Trees

ANGANGUEO, Michoacán, Mexico, November 26, 2007 (ENS) – President Felipe Calderon visited the Sierra Chincua monarch butterfly reserve in the mountains of central Mexico on Sunday to announce his plan to enhance and publicize the reserve. Under the new program, the Calderon government will spend $4.6 million to buy additional equipment and advertising for the…