Since 1970, half a billion birds dropped dead in the U.S. and Canada. The network media tries to blame it on climate change. A new study was published in the journal Science on Thursday, titled “Decline of the North American avifauna.”
Protected birds like bald eagles made a comeback while all the common birds died off in droves. As noted by the report, “This steep loss of bird populations, including some of the most common birds like sparrows and finches, shows that human impacts on the continent’s environment mean it can no longer support the wildlife systems it once did.”
That sounds way too much like the line from “Soylent Green” when they learned that the oceans had died. Eerily, the “Soylent Oceanographic Survey Report” covered the years 2015-2019.
Study co-author Peter Marra asks, “can you imagine a world without birdsong?” No, because all the other species, including humans, would be dead too. “These data are consistent with what we’re seeing elsewhere,” Marra explains, “showing massive declines, including insects and amphibians.” Human beings are also breeding at drastically reduced rates.
“It’s imperative to address immediate and ongoing threats,” Marra insists, “because the domino effects can lead to the decay of ecosystems that humans depend on for our own health and livelihoods.”
Fellow co-author Adam Smith agrees, that losing one fourth of all common birds is an attention getting slap in the face. “It’s a wake-up call that we’ve lost more than a quarter of our birds in the US and Canada.” There are 2.9 billion less birds in our sky today than there were in 1970.
Coal miners used to bring a canary with them into the coal mine to warn them of invisible poison. Along with almost every other bird in the air, North American canaries are falling off their perches and they aren’t even in a coal mine.
Human canaries have been sounding the alarm for years and nobody wants to listen. Over one-third of Americans report “adverse health effects” from ordinary consumer products. According to the latest prevalence study, “emissions and exposures from fragranced consumer products, such as air fresheners and cleaning supplies, have been associated with health problems and societal impacts. For 9.5% of the population, the severity of health effects can be considered disabling.”
Humans are getting sicker every day from toxic products like air fresheners, deodorizers, cleaning supplies, laundry detergents, fabric softeners, essential oils, scented candles, soaps, personal care products, colognes, and hand sanitizers, just to name a few. “Fragrance” can literally mean anything. “No law in any country requires full disclosure of all ingredients in a fragrance.”
So what exactly is it that’s killing off the birds? According to the deep state controlled media, cats, glass windows and climate change. We’re supposed to believe that cats and windows are killing off all the amphibians too.
“Previous research has warned that domestic cats, glass buildings, pesticide use and climate change all play a part,” CNN writes. Pesticide use is a factor, they imply, by burying it in the middle of the list. But, it’s those cats you really have to watch out for. All those chemicals used every day in your home are perfectly safe and you should keep buying them.
It isn’t just a North American problem either. Smith points out, “the crisis reaches far beyond our individual borders. Many of the birds that breed in Canadian backyards migrate through or spend the winter in the US and places farther south — from Mexico and the Caribbean to Central and South America.”
“Multiple, independent lines of evidence show a massive reduction in the abundance of birds,” lead author Ken Rosenberg says “We expected to see continuing declines of threatened species. But for the first time, the results also showed pervasive losses among common birds across all habitats, including backyard birds.”
That matches a similar die off in Europe. “The loss of grassland birds in North America is similar to a decline in farmland birds across Europe.”
If you’re wondering what you can do, here is what the study recommends. A website connected with the study, 3billionbirds.org, suggests, “installing screens on windows to prevent birds from crashing into buildings, keeping cats indoors, adding native plants to yards, avoiding the use of pesticides and single-use plastics, and drinking coffee that supports bird habitats rather than destroying them.”
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