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Owls for Peace

I reported previously (3 times) on how Israelis have convinced farmers in Israel and Jordan to use owls as a natural control of rodent pests. This article brings us up to date and suggests that the cross-border solution is even … Continue reading

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Birds of peace

This new article features the barn owls and kestrels being used by Israel, the PA and Jordan to control the numbers of rodents in local farms. Conservationists, scientists and farmers from all three areas meet regularly in Israel to exchange … Continue reading

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Owl love knows no borders

Israeli farmers breed barn owls to control rodent pests on farmland. The program has been extended to the Palestinian Authority and Jordan and the Society for Protection of Nature in Israel has just publicised the story of a breeding pair … Continue reading

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Removing superstitions

Israeli Arabs used to believe that owls were bad luck. But seminars have explained that they are important assets for organic farmers to keep rodent pests under control. http://www.haaretz.com/print-edition/news/a-jew-an-arab-and-an-owl-walk-into-a-barn-1.380129

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