USA: Save Tule Elk From Being Killed / Baby Trump Vetoes Bill that Would Eliminate Use of Large-scale Driftnet Fishing in Federal Waters. Please Support Campaigns. — World Animals Voice

SAVE TULE ELK FROM BEING KILLED (seaturtles.org) Next week, the fate of the free-roaming tule elk at Point Reyes National Seashore will be decided. I need your help right now to protect these magnificent animals from being removed—or worse, killed—from the National Seashore. Tell California officials to vigorously oppose the Point Reyes-North District Golden Gate […]

USA: Save Tule Elk From Being Killed / Baby Trump Vetoes Bill that Would Eliminate Use of Large-scale Driftnet Fishing in Federal Waters. Please Support Campaigns. — World Animals Voice

Australian seafood consumers urged to stop buying flake to protect sharks. — World Animals Voice

photo of the Sydney Fish Market. The Australian Marine Conservation Society aims to make people more aware of the need for shark conservation. Photograph: Dean Lewins/AAP Australian seafood consumers urged to stop buying flake to protect sharks | Australia news | The Guardian Australian seafood consumers urged to stop buying flake to protect sharks A new […]

Australian seafood consumers urged to stop buying flake to protect sharks. — World Animals Voice

EU and US block plans to protect world’s fastest shark. — World Animals Voice

EU and US block plans to protect world’s fastest shark The population of shortfin mako, mainly caught as bycatch but also prized by sports fishermen, is facing an alarming decline   The mako shark population could take five decades to recover even if fishing were to stop immediately. Photograph: Nature Picture Library/Alamy Conservationists accused the EU […]

EU and US block plans to protect world’s fastest shark. — World Animals Voice

WHY ARE SO MANY PLANTS AND ANIMALS ON THE BRINK OF EXTINCTION? — The Mirror

Extinction is a natural event: animals and plants disappear naturally as time goes by, but – unfortunately – natural extinction is accelerating, due to anthropic factors, involving an increasing number of animals and plants. Natural extionction is usually a consequence of a gradual process, in which the number of animals or plants, belonging to a […]

WHY ARE SO MANY PLANTS AND ANIMALS ON THE BRINK OF EXTINCTION? — The Mirror

Japan: They Love Killing Whales – Campaigners condemn killing of minke whale trapped in nets in Japan. — World Animals Voice

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/jan/11/campaigners-condemn-killing-of-minke-whale-trapped-in-nets-in-japan Campaigners condemn killing of minke whale trapped in nets in Japan Animal killed with what appeared to be exploding harpoon, after one ‘half-hearted’ attempt to free it Animal welfare campaigners have condemned the killing of a trapped minke whale off the coast of Taiji, a town in Japan best known for its annual dolphin cull. The […]

Japan: They Love Killing Whales – Campaigners condemn killing of minke whale trapped in nets in Japan. — World Animals Voice

593 Florida Manatees Died in 2020, Including At Least 90 From Boat Strikes — Natural History Wanderings

Center for Biological Diversity News Release 593 Florida Manatees Died in 2020, Including At Least 90 From Boat Strikes Proposed Legislation Would Expand Requirements for Boater Safety Education ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.— Florida wildlife officials have proposed new boating safety education requirements after another year of accidents and collisions took a deadly toll on people and […]

593 Florida Manatees Died in 2020, Including At Least 90 From Boat Strikes — Natural History Wanderings

Trump Administration, in Parting Gift to Industry, Reverses Bird Protections  — Natural History Wanderings

The New York Times  reports The Trump administration gutted protections for migratory birds on Tuesday, delivering a parting gift to the oil and gas industry, which has long sought to be shielded from liability for killing birds unintentionally in oil spills, toxic waste ponds and other environmental disasters. The final rule comes less than a […]

Trump Administration, in Parting Gift to Industry, Reverses Bird Protections  — Natural History Wanderings

Mass die-off of birds in south-western US ’caused by starvation’ — Natural History Wanderings

The Guardian reports The mass die-off of thousands of songbirds in south-western US was caused by long-term starvation, made worse by unseasonably cold weather probably linked to the climate crisis, scientists have said. Flycatchers, swallows and warblers were among the migratory birds “falling out of the sky” in September, with carcasses found in New Mexico, […]

Mass die-off of birds in south-western US ’caused by starvation’ — Natural History Wanderings

Humans waging ‘suicidal war’ on nature – UN chief Antonio Guterres — Natural History Wanderings

BBC News reports “Our planet is broken,” the Secretary General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres, has warned. Humanity is waging what he describes as a “suicidal” war on the natural world. “Nature always strikes back, and is doing so with gathering force and fury,” he told a BBC special event on the environment. Mr […]

Humans waging ‘suicidal war’ on nature – UN chief Antonio Guterres — Natural History Wanderings

The Issue with Tissue: How the U.S. Is Flushing Forests Away — Natural History Wanderings

But toilet paper’s ubiquity and low sticker price belie a much, much higher cost: it is taking a dramatic and irreversible toll on the Canadian boreal forest, and our global climate. As a new report from NRDC and Stand.earth outlines, when you flush that toilet paper, chances are you are flushing away part of a […]

The Issue with Tissue: How the U.S. Is Flushing Forests Away — Natural History Wanderings