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By Nathan J. Winograd

Redemption is the tale of animal sheltering within the usa, a stream that was once born of compassion after which misplaced its method. it's the tale of the 'No Kill' stream, which says we will and needs to cease the killing. yet so much of all, it's a tale approximately believing locally and trusting within the strength of compassion.

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Species richness index Agricultural intensification has caused the decline of many common bird species in Europe State of the world’s birds 2004 2 SOURCES 1. Wunderle & Latta (1996) Orn. Neotrop. 7: 19–34. 2. Donald (in press) Conserv. Biol. 18. 3. Perfecto et al. (1997) BioScience 46: 598–608. 4. Gallina et al. (1996) Agroforest. Syst. 33: 13–27. ACKNOWLEDGEMENT Information kindly provided by Paul Donald (Royal Society for the Protection of Birds, UK). 35 Unsustainable forestry is rapidly eroding biodiversity Unsustainable forestry practices are spreading and intensifying across the world.

Even selectively logged forests support consistently fewer forest-specialist bird species than primary forests. Those species that do persist often become rare. Many are understorey insectivores, unable to survive in the open, fragmented habitats created by current forestry practices (box 4). 1920 4 1940 1960 1980 2000 Forest bird communities are depleted even under selective logging regimes Well-managed selective logging of tropical forest allows much biodiversity to persist, and is certainly less damaging than intensive timber extraction or clear-felling.

Id=ns99993390. 3. Liew et al. (1998) Proc. 1998 Internatn. Geosci. Remote Sens. Symposium 2: 879–881. 4. Page et al . (2002) Nature 420: 61–65. 5. Anggraini et al. (2000) Bird Conserv. Internatn. 10: 189–202. Although human activities have been reducing the world’s tropical forest area for centuries, the process accelerated to alarming rates in the latter half of the twentieth century1. Deforestation is a complex issue with multiple causes, but commercial logging is a major driver in the tropics, where the greatest complement of the earth’s terrestrial biodiversity occurs.

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