Friday, August 01, 2008

Loose Feathers #160

Semipalmated Plover / Photo by Tim Bowman

Bird news
Birds in the blogosphere
Environment news
  • A report from the World Bank details how biofuel production is driving the increase in world food prices – not just corn, but also soy, wheat, and rice.
  • California and other states are suing the EPA to force it to regulate greenhouse gases from ocean and air transportation.
  • In the wake of the U.S. Sugar deal, Florida is negotiating with Florida Crystal to swap or sell land to restore the flow of the Everglades.
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