WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 15: DC area students protest the election of President-elect Donald Trump in front of the US Supreme Court. The election of Trump as president has sparked protests in cities across the country. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
January 5th is Bird Day - The health of the global bird population is a reflection of and early warning system for our wider ecological health, and current research indicates that up to 12% of all species of birds may be at risk of becoming extinct in the next century. Bird Day aims to raise awareness of the plights faced by common and rare birds, from disease and environmental factors to illegal trade and welfare in captivity.