Manta Rays…

This video says about itself: Manta Rays Use Tiny Fish to Help Them Stay Clean 12 January 2018 Wrasse perform a vital cleaning function for other fish, by ridding their bodies of dead cells and parasites. Their biggest customers–literally and figuratively–are the massive manta rays. From the series: David Attenborough’s Great Barrier Reef: Visitors.

via Manta rays helped by small fish — Dear Kitty. Some blog


Best Earth Watch Expeditions 0f 2017?

What were the best expeditions of 2017 according to our volunteers? To find out, we tallied evaluation scores submitted by volunteers – scores that factor in safety, support, team dynamic, research contribution, training, overall satisfaction, and more.

via The Top 10 Earthwatch Expeditions of 2017 (according to our volunteers)! — Earthwatch Unlocked


Join us for Wild Horse Wednesdays®, on Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018 6:00 p.m. PST … 7:00 p.m. MST … 8:00 p.m. CST … 9:00 p.m. EST Listen Live (HERE!) You can also listen to the show on your phone by calling (917) 388-4520, or call in to ask questions after the first 15 minutes of […]

via Carol Walker on BLM’s refusal of help to get Wyoming’s 1,968 captured wild horses adopted so they won’t be sold to slaughter (on Wild Horse & Burro Radio, Wed., 1/17/18) — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

How Alaskan Bears Help Plants…

This video about Alaska is called The Land of Giant Bears. From Oregon State University in the USA: Great scat! Bears — not birds — are the chief seed dispersers in Alaska January 16, 2018 It’s a story of bears, birds and berries. In southeastern Alaska, brown and black bears are plentiful because of salmon. […]

via How Alaskan bears help plants — Dear Kitty. Some blog


Brussels targets single-use plastics in an urgent clean-up scheme that aims to make all packaging reusable or recyclable by 2030 Plastics EU declares war on plastic garbage Brussels targets single-use plastics in an urgent clean-up scheme that aims to make all packaging reusable or recyclable by 2030 Daniel Boffey in Brussels Share on Facebook Share […]

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Facing criticism for recent policy reversals which have resulted, for example, in falling investment in clean energy in the U.K. in 2016 and 2017 , the government has recently attempted a re-set with its policy document: A Green Future: Our 25 Year Plan to Improve the Environment , released on January 11. “Conservatives’ 25-year green […]

via U.K. Rolls out Green Policies, including Fighting Plastics, Phasing Out Coal, and Encouraging Divestment — Work and Climate Change Report

Bureau of Land Management Wild Horse Hearings…

Story by the Idaho Mountain Express The BLM is inviting the public to submit comments as part of a statewide hearing regarding motor vehicle and helicopter use in wild horse management operations on Tuesday, Jan. 23, from 1-2 p.m. at its Challis Field Office. The public hearing is being held to obtain information, views and […]

via BLM Sets Hearing on Wild Horse Mismanagement — Straight from the Horse’s Heart