BAD NEWS, CANADA! The Province of Alberta and the Canadian Government have agreed to loosen environmental monitoring efforts in the Alberta Tar Sands Area.

The Tar Sands are already one of the very worst environmental disasters in the modern world today. Its had to find much worse!

Currently, the oil extracted is not commercially viable with world oil prices being the way they are today. Wildlife of all kinds has been negatively affected by this giant cesspool in this northern part of Alberta. Twenty-five percent of Alberta’s ground water is required in the refining of this dirty crude…

What benefit is this oil patch with its oil-filled settling ponds, low cash return and general major pollution issues? Many of the oil companies have pulled out of this province — it just isn’t worth it to anybody.

Yosemite: Bears First, Please. 4 bears hit by cars, rangers urge motorists to slow down  — Natural History Wanderings

The East Bay Times reports Four black bears have been hit by cars in Yosemite National Park over the last three weeks, leading rangers to urge motorists visiting the famed Sierra Nevada destination to slow down in a summer in which the human traffic has been cut in half because of the coronavirus. Read more Yosemite: 4 […]

Yosemite: 4 bears hit by cars, rangers urge motorists to slow down  — Natural History Wanderings

Trump Administration Proposes New Limits on Protecting Endangered Species Habitat — Natural History Wanderings

Center for Biological Diversity News Release The Trump administration issued a new proposal today that will severely limit the government’s ability to protect habitat that imperiled animals and plants will need to survive and recover. The proposal, the latest in its attempt to weaken the Endangered Species Act, focuses on a crucial aspect of the […]

Trump Administration Proposes New Limits on Protecting Endangered Species Habitat — Natural History Wanderings

90 % New Zealand Sea Birds Face Extinction Risk — Natural History Wanderings

Stuff.com Ninety per cent of New Zealand’s sea birds are at risk of extinction, as “serious pressures” threaten the future of New Zealand’s oceans. The Our Marine Environment 2016 report, released on Thursday by Statistics NZ and the Ministry for the Environment, found that New Zealand had the highest number of threatened seabird species in […]

90 % New Zealand Sea Birds Face Extinction Risk — Natural History Wanderings

English Hen Harriers Face Extinction Risk — Natural History Wanderings

The BBC reported that Hen Harriers are close to extinction in England as the only two nesting pairs in the country failed to breed. The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) said this is the first time since the 1960’s that the harriers have not produced even one chick. The RSPB blamed private […]

English Hen Harriers Face Extinction Risk — Natural History Wanderings

Philippines is one of the Top 5 Most Affected Countries by Climate Change — Eslkevin’s Blog

Farming and fishing: Climate-related impacts are expected to reduce agricultural productivity in the Philippines. Also, warming oceans and ocean acidification …Climate Risk Profile: Philippines | Global Climate Changewww.climatelinks.org › resources › climate-change-risk… The Philippines is highly vulnerable to the impacts of climate change, including sea level rise, increased frequency of extreme weather events, rising temperatures and extreme rainfall.Philippines – Climate Action Trackerclimateactiontracker.org › […]

Philippines is one of the Top 5 Most Affected Countries by Climate Change — Eslkevin’s Blog

A Decade After Deepwater Horizon, Gulf Wildlife Still Impacted, BP’s Penalties Funding Largest Ecosystem Restoration Effort in U.S. History — Wild Open Eye – Natural Vision, News from Wild Open Eye

NWF Press Release (NEW ORLEANS April 7, 2020) — The National Wildlife Federation report from Restore The Gulf website summarizes the latest information available about ten wildlife species that were affected by the “ecosystem-level injury to the northern Gulf of Mexico.” as well as the restoration efforts underway — what constitutes the largest ecosystem restoration […]

A Decade After Deepwater Horizon, Gulf Wildlife Still Impacted, BP’s Penalties Funding Largest Ecosystem Restoration Effort in U.S. History — Wild Open Eye – Natural Vision, News from Wild Open Eye

US Bird Building Collision Deaths May Be As High As One Billion — Natural History Wanderings

Press Release from American Bird Conservancy Up to One Billion Birds May Be Killed Annually in Building Collisions, New Study Says Low-Rise Buildings and Residences Pose Bigger Mortality Threat than Skyscrapers (Washington, D.C., February 7, 2014) In the most comprehensive study of its kind, involving the review and analysis of almost two dozen studies and […]

US Bird Building Collision Deaths May Be As High As One Billion — Natural History Wanderings

Trump Administration Guts National Environmental Policy Act — Natural History Wanderings

EarthJustice News Release Final Council on Environmental Quality regulations to trigger legal challenges The Trump administration finalized its proposal to gut more than 40 years of settled environmental law. The White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) released the final text of a sweeping rule which will eviscerate core components of the National Environmental Policy […]

Trump Administration Guts National Environmental Policy Act — Natural History Wanderings

Right Whales Decline as Deadly Entanglements Continue — Natural History Wanderings

Center for Biological Diversity New Release GLAND, Switzerland— North Atlantic right whales are moving closer to extinction, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) declared today in an update to its “Red List of Threatened Species.” The large whales found off the East Coast of the United States and Canada are declining because of […]

Right Whales Decline as Deadly Entanglements Continue — Natural History Wanderings