People are like birds | Columnists

People are like birds |  Columnists

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Bird Strikes. 3 Dangerous Ways They Harm Aviation Industry

Bird Strikes.  3 Dangerous Ways They Harm Aviation Industry

After applauding Captain Monica Khanna’s brilliantly handled emergency landing of the SpiceJet Patna-Delhi flight two days ago, the question on everyone’s mind is what would have happened if the pilot(s) had been unable to handle the situation? This brings to light the occurrence of aircraft collisions with birds, which have long been an inevitable aspect … Read more

‘The Birds’ attempts world record at Fort Myers’ Lab Theater

‘The Birds’ attempts world record at Fort Myers’ Lab Theater

FORT MYERS, Fla. Every night, the audience throws things at actor Steven Michael Kennedy. And it’s not just the theater audience: The cast and crew throw things, too. They’re not attacking Kennedy with rotten tomatoes, though. They’re throwing Peeps — marshmallow, candy Peeps. “It can be crazy,” Kennedy says. “Some people are tossing them very … Read more

Like a Bird on a Wire That Starts a Wildfire

Like a Bird on a Wire That Starts a Wildfire

A variety of triggers can kindle wildfires on dry lands: high winds that send power lines careening into each other, stray cigarette butts, even sparks from train wheels. And, sometimes, electrocuted birds. In 2017, a hawk carrying a snake lit a 40-acre blaze in Montana. The accidental arsonist was found crisped on the ground, its … Read more

Salary cap, Bird rights, moratorium and more

Salary cap, Bird rights, moratorium and more

The NBA’s free-agent moratorium period will open Thursday evening at 6 pm ET. In case you don’t know what that means, here’s a little FAQ that we’ve put together to help you better understand some of the terminologies that you’re sure to be bombarded with as soon as free agency tips off. NOTE: All collective … Read more

Kiwi birds expected on Bluff Hill by 2028

Kiwi birds expected on Bluff Hill by 2028

Kavinda Herath/Stuff Bluff Hill Motupōhue Environment Trust chairman Estelle Pera-Leask and project leader David Swann believe with their current predator controlling progress kiwis will be back on Bluff Hill by 2028. The Bluff Hill Motupōhue Environment Trust has a bold new goal of re-introducing kiwi bird’s to Bluff Hill by 2028. Motupōhue Environment Trust project … Read more

New Legislation Will Help Bring Birds Back Across the Western Hemisphere

New Legislation Will Help Bring Birds Back Across the Western Hemisphere

WASHINGTON – “Birds don’t recognize borders so we must work with our neighbors to protect them they fly,” said Marshall Johnson, chief conservation officer, National Audubon Society. “This legislation will provide more places to nest, winter, and rest for the millions of birds across farms and forests in Ohio, through backyards and bays in Maryland, … Read more