- Millenium Ecosystem Assessment warns that human damage is causing increased degradation of the earth's ecosystem.
- San Diego Zoo investigating the death of the first condor to be born in the Arizona wilderness since its reintroduction in the 1990s.
- Petco store in Florence, Alabama quarantining birds due to outbreak of psittacosis. They are treating the birds and working with the state's Department of Agriculture and Industries to control the disease.
- Study shows that bird droppings allowing grasslands to grow in the nutrient-poor volcanic soils of the Aleutian archipelago. Tundra had replaced the grasslands when foxes were introduced.
- Members of the Rochester Birding Association in New York help to free Trumpeter Swan caught in fishing line while migrating to Alaska.
- Fires in Northern Lower Michigan forests helping Kirtland's Warbler make a comeback, giving it the nickname "Bird of Fire".
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