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Pope welcomes cross-border owl project

Israeli, Jordanian, Palestinian Arab and Swiss bird experts recently traveled to the Vatican to discuss their successful cross-border project using barn owls (see here) for natural pest control. https://www.israel21c.org/pope-welcomes-israeli-jordanian-palestinian-bird-experts/

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Owls for Peace

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

New video re-iterating the Israeli project (reported here previously) to use barn owls to keep agricultural crops free from rodent pests. It brings together farmers from Israel, Jordan and the Palestinian Authority to cooperate for mutual benefit. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hWdtOValDTs

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Giving a hoot

I’ve reported previously (see here) on the use of barn owls to control rodent pests in Israel, Jordan and the Palestinian Authority areas. Newsletter subscriber Diana Bletter has published this article about Israel’s National Barn Owl Project that has reduced … 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 rodent pests in local farms. Conservationists, scientists and farmers from all three areas meet regularly in Israel to … 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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