- Slate answers the question as to how the Ivory-billed Woodpecker came back from extinction.
- RSPB launches Operation Ocean Task Force to help prevent seabird deaths by educating fishermen. Longline fishing kills 300,000 seabirds a year and is causing 19 of 21 albatross species to face extinction.
- The Forest Conservation Council and the American Bird Conservancy are suing the Federal Communications Commission. They claim the FCC is contributing to millions of bird deaths by not complying with environmental laws when issuing licenses for communications towers.
- New Jersey officials taking extra precautions to save the Red Knot (Calidris canutus) shorebirds on their migration stopover along the Delaware Bay. If the birds continue on their current rate of decline, they may be extinct by 2010.
- Native Hawaiian Stilts threatened by Hawai'i Kai Marina Association's dredging project. Dredged material is planned on being dumped on a islet that the Stilts call home. It's the only breeding site in the state that's free of predators.
- Texas developers destroy 270 acres of habitat used by the endangered Golden-cheeked Warbler (Dendroica chrysoparia) that nests only in Central Texas. The firm agreed to set aside 340 acres of untouched land on the property and created a nonprofit association to maintain it.
- 127 waterfowl die in Yellowstone while trying to land during a storm.
- American Oystercatchers
aboard ruins of a concrete World War I-era oil tanker resting on the Pelican Flats in Galveston Bay in Texas.
- UK company fined for unathorized construction in the middle of protected moorland in North York.
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