The search for MH370 has expanded to 500,000 square nautical miles (1.7mil sq km), from the shores of Sumatra to Hong Kong.
Where have all the sparrows gone?
March 20 is World Sparrow Day. Why a red-letter day in honor of a bird?
Look around – the once-common sparrows are now harder to see. And it’s not just in your neighborhood but the world over. No one agrees on exactly why sparrows have disappeared, but the most common reasons are thought to be changes in architectural styles of houses that no longer support nesting, lack of insect food for chicks due to increasing use of insecticides, and pollution from microwave towers.
Yahoo! contributor THARANGINI, a web designer with a penchant for photography and a great love for nature, believes that we must first make room for sparrows in our hearts. The rest will follow.
Enjoy this poignant photo-essay and don't forget to make room in your home and heart for the humble house sparrow.
- Vietnam says it may have found missing jet's door
- EXCLUSIVE - Malaysia plane probe narrows on mid-air disintegration - source
Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 vanished after climbing to a cruising altitude of 35,000 feet between Kuala Lumpur and Beijing in the early hours of Saturday. "The fact that we are unable to find any debris so far appears to indicate that the aircraft is likely to have disintegrated at around 35,000 feet," said the source, who is involved in the preliminary investigations in Malaysia.