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The Purity of Birdsong

Birdsong Sounds Sweeter Because Throats Filter Out Messy Overtones The purity of birdsong is owed in large part to rapid, controlled changes in the shape of the birds' upper vocal tracts, according to a new study of Northern Cardinals by scientists. Their report

Mute swans are beautiful, but deadly

Mute swans are beautiful, but deadly By KAY CHARTER Special to the Record-Eagle How would we react if we opened our morning newspaper to find a headline that read as follows: "Nests of endangered and threatened birds destroyed" Without a doubt, most of us would

Wind About Wind

Wind power is a splendid idea -- but only in the right place Wind Advisory By Ted Williams There is little debate that the United States must overcome its addiction to finite, polluting, globe-warming fossil fuels. So here's a proposal for a cheap, renewable,

What You Can See on April 2

From Audubon's Earth Almanac by Ted Williams and compiled in "Wild Moments," edited by Connie Isbell, Illustrations by John Burgoyne, Storey Publishing, 174 pages. White Reprise As the last patches of snow shrink under a high, lingering sun,

House Version of Magnuson-Stevens Act Introduced

The Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership Tim Zink March 29, 2006 202-654-4625 For Immediate Release tzink@trcp.org House Version of Magnuson-Stevens Act Introduced Bill Seen as a Good Step Towards Addressing Saltwater Anglers' Priorities WASHINGTON