War Kills Wildlife, Too!

I have just come across an excellent blog post from Malini Pittet. In it, she reviews a recent study which found that armed conflicts are having significant impacts on wildlife populations in the Sahara-Sahel region of Africa. Malini’s synthesis is quite good, so I recommend you visit her site and read it there. Essentially, the […]

via Armed Conflicts are Driving Wildlife Declines in the Sahara-Sahel Region — The Jaguar

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Borneo Elephant Mortality…

ศาสตร์เกษตรดินปุ๋ย : ขอบคุณแหล่งข้อมูล : หนังสือพิมพ์ The Nation http://www.nationmultimedia.com/detail/asean-plus/30346123 Landowners in Sabah should be held liable if elephants die on their land ASEAN+ May 23, 2018 18:14 Kota Kinabalu – Landowners should be held accountable if an elephant dies on their land. This is one proposal by WWF-Malaysia, in response to the alarming finding of […]

via Landowners in Sabah should be held liable if elephants die on their land — ศาสตร์เกษตรดินปุ๋ย2

Snow Crab and Acidication of the Ocean!

Effects of ocean acidification on Snow crab reproduction and early life history Similar to our southern Tanner crab long-term ocean acidification project, we are examining the effects of long-term exposure to acidified waters on snow crab embryonic development, hatching success, calcification, and larval condition and mortality. Ovigerous females are being reared in one of three […]

via Alaska shellfish assessment ocean acidification and climate research — Ocean acidification

How Green is China Going?

This article is brought to you based on the strategic cooperation of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Sha Song, Specialist, Knowledge Networks and Sustainable Development, World Economic Forum Beijing After years of heavy industrialization, China’s environmental challenges are nearing a tipping point. The factories and power plants that have driven its economic growth have also […]

via Here’s how China is going green — The European Sting – Critical News & Insights on European Politics, Economy, Foreign Affairs, Business & Technology – europeansting.com

Wildlife Decline in Canada…

Read this report and think Thundering Waters One of the actions we need to take to stop the decimation of wildlife, according to the study – “Expanding Canada’s network of protected areas” – not gut or reduce them! “We have to quit focusing on writing these obituaries for nature,” she added. “Because what we really […]

via Significant Wildlife Declines revealed across Canada in new World Wildlife Fund study|   — Niagara At Large

The Great Wildlife Decline!

The GREAT DECLINE “The disappearance of wildlife species is perhaps the most pressing and serious of all environmental problems, threatening the loss of valuable natural services and, as a result, undermining human well-being. The already accelerating rate of species loss is set to become faster still, as existing pressures arising from human population growth, expansion […]

via Facts — Wildlife-reporter.com

People ARE the Destroyers of Wildlife…assessment concludes with statistical support!

Humankind is revealed as simultaneously insignificant and utterly dominant in the grand scheme of life on Earth by a groundbreaking new assessment of all life on the planet. The world’s 7.6 billion people represent just 0.01% of all living things, according to the study. Yet since the dawn of civilisation, humanity has caused the loss […]

via Human race just 0.01% of all life but has destroyed over 80% of wild mammals – study — AIWA!