One of them is the K-27, once known as the “golden fish” because of its high cost. The 360ft-long (118m) attack submarine (a submarine designed to hunt other submarines) was plagued with problems since its 1962 launch with its experimental liquid-metal-cooled reactors, one of which ruptured six years later and exposed nine sailors to fatal doses […]The sunken nuclear submarines: Russia’s ‘slow-motion Chernobyl’ at sea — Antinuclear
The New York Times reports North Atlantic right whales are struggling to survive, and it shows.Most of the 360 or so North Atlantic right whales alive today bear scars from entanglements in fishing gear and collisions with speeding ships and, according to a new study, they are much smaller than they should be. Read more at On […]On the Verge of Extinction, These Whales Are Also Shrinking — Natural History Wanderings
Press Release from Defenders of Wildlife Idaho Intent on Killing Wolves in the Wilderness New plan aims to reduce population by 60% to please elk hunters POCATELLO, Idaho – In an effort to inflate elk populations for commercial outfitters and hunters, the Idaho Department of Fish and Game (IDFG) hopes to kill 60 percent of […]Idaho Plans To Kill 60% Of Wolf Population — Natural History Wanderings
A massive global study of the world’s reefs has found sharks are ‘functionally extinct’ on nearly one in five of the reefs surveyed. Professor Colin Simpfendorfer from James Cook University in Australia was one of the scientists who took part in the study, published today in Nature by the Global FinPrint organisation. He said of the 371 […]Sharks almost gone from many reefs around the world — Nya Sustainability
It may not be a cataclysmic turning point in the climate crisis, but global warming has officially come for your fish. According to a new study published in the journal Nature in August, higher ocean temperatures are causing the mercury content of certain fish to increase despite regulations aimed at reducing the amount of the heavy metal […]Climate change is making it dangerous to eat fish — Nya Sustainability
There used to be all kinds of these beautiful birds everywhere in the city, but only one lone female left in the wild as far as is known.
Is this the fate of other species in Rio, and elsewhere?
This 5 May 2021 video says about itself: The bear hunter AKA Emanuel von und zu Liechtenstein Speak against injustice and against all those who think they are entitled to do what they want. The bear killer who takes pride in obtaining the so-called ‘trophies‘ should be punished or not? What do you think? From […]Liechtenstein prince poaches ‘Romania’s largest bear’ — Dear Kitty. Some blog
by David Neiwert and Daily Kos as published on AlterNet.org “Wild Horses and Burros are not the only native species fighting for their lives…” Amid hysterical claims that wolves are driving ranchers out of business, Idaho’s Republican state Senate this week approved legislation that would enable hired contractors to exterminate up to 90% of the […]Idaho indulges in its traditional anti-environmental hysteria with new wolf extermination bill — Straight from the Horse’s Heart
Press release from Center for Biological Diversity. As Carbon Levels Approach Terrifying Milestone, Climate Study Predicts Staggering Habitat Loss for Wildlife WASHINGTON— As carbon levels in the atmosphere approach 400 parts per million, a new study finds that global warming, left unchecked, will cause major declines of more than half of the world’s plants and a […]Predictions Of Climate Change’s Devastating Impact On Habitat — Natural History Wanderings
Isle of Portland, Dorset. The Beauty, Fragility, and Demise of the Seven Seas. “Fire, dancing, driving down to the lighthouse and watching the last of the light fade away. The rain had dissipated and opened up a clear sky for the last of the sun’s colours to smother the horizon ahead. I can’t quite remember […]At War With Our Oceans. —