Climate impacts on birds, agriculture linked

NORTH LAKHIMPUR, India (AlertNet) – In the days of yore, farmers forecast the weather by looking at the behaviour of birds. “When sparrows bathe in the dust, it rains,” they would say. But as climate change alters weather patterns in northeast India, it is changing traditional knowledge – and threatening local birds that long have helped farmers control pests in their fields.

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Climate impacts on birds, agriculture linked

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