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Major Bird Conservation Groups Oppose Merricourt Wind Energy Project in North Dakota



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Two leading bird conservation groups, American Bird Conservancy and the International Crane Foundation, have sent a joint letter to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) voicing strong concerns about renewed consideration of the Merricourt wind energy project in North Dakota.

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Give Thanks



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In celebration of the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday, we asked our staff what they are thankful for this year. Following is what they shared (we think you’ll be inspired!)

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ICF Partners with American Bird Conservancy to Protect Grey Crowned Cranes



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Rhinos and elephants aren’t the only animals threated by wildlife trafficking – illegal capture and trade is also causing the Endangered Grey Crowned Crane to disappear from Africa.

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ICF Receives Disney Conservation Grants



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ICF has been awarded two $25,000 grants from the Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund (DWCF). The conservation grants recognize ICF’s efforts to protect critical habitats for threatened cranes while engaging local communities in Vietnam and South Africa.

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Travels with George: Australia 2014



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Forty-two years have rapidly passed since I enjoyed two months on Queensland’s Atherton Tablelands with Sarus Cranes, Brolgas and a new crane I discovered, the Sarolga (a hybrid). This October, crane country looked much the same, but the town of Atherton had tripled in size, and Sarus had increased from about 150, to more than a thousand.

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