25 Jan '11, 6am

Birds vanishing in the Philippines: CANDABA (Philippines) - THE number of birds flying south to im... - #Asia #News

Birds vanishing in the Philippines: CANDABA (Philippines) - THE number of birds flying south to im... - #Asia #News

The number of birds flying south to important wintering grounds in the Philippines has fallen sharply this year. -- PHOTO: AFP CANDABA (Philippines) - THE number of birds flying south to important wintering grounds in the Philippines has fallen sharply this year, with experts saying the dramatic demise of wetlands and hunting are to blame. Despite some harsh, cold weather across the Eurasian landmass, some waterbirds that usually migrate in huge flocks to the tropical islands have been completely absent, said Philippine-based Danish ornithologist Arne Jensen. 'The flyway populations of several waterbird species are in constant and dramatic decline,' Mr Jensen, who advises the Philippine government on species conservation, told AFP. 'Hence the urgent need to establish real and well-managed, hunting-free waterbird sanctuaries along the migratory flyways.' Candaba, a swamp tw...

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straitstimes.com 25 Jan '11, 10pm

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straitstimes.com 24 Jan '11, 7am

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channelnewsasia.com 25 Jan '11, 6pm

MANILA: A bomb on a packed bus in the Philippines' financial hub killed four people on Tuesday, sparking a warning from Pr...

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straitstimes.com 26 Jan '11, 4am

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cruzteng.com 01 Feb '11, 6am

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singaporeseen.stomp.com.sg 29 Jan '11, 4am

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sg.news.yahoo.com 29 Jan '11, 8am

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channelnewsasia.com 06 Feb '11, 4am

COTABATO, Philippines: The chief Philippine government negotiator on Sunday said he was "seriously concerned" after a fear...