Petchary’s Blog reminds us that yesterday marked the 15th Annual Endangered Species Day, and makes a plea for the protection of sea turtles. Here are excerpts: There was a painful, sad post on social media this morning: the Bluefields Bay Fishermen’s Friendly Society needs help to save and protect our Sea Turtles. On May 8 and 14, […]

via Endangered Species Day: Jamaica’s Sea Turtles Are Living on the Edge — Repeating Islands

The beaches of Puerto Rico in 2013 had an all-time record number of 1,390 nests and 68,000 hatchlings of the leatherback turtle, the largest sea turtle in the world and one that is in danger of extinction in the Caribbean, Hispanically Speaking News reports. A spokeswoman of the Department of Natural and Environmental Resources of […]

via Puerto Rico Reports Record 68,000 Leatherback Turtle Hatchlings — Repeating Islands

https://api.nationalgeographic.com/distribution/public/amp/science/2020/04/bp-oil-spill-still-dont-know-effects-decade-later?__twitter_impression=true Photograph by Joel Sartore, Nat Geo Image Collection Read Caption The spill drove a push in science and some changes in regulations, but the dangers of offshore drilling remain. By Alejandra Borunda PUBLISHED April 20, 2020 The BP oil spill of 2010 started suddenly, explosively, and with deadly force. But the response has […]

via The Deepwater Horizon spill started 10 years ago. Its effects are still playing out. — “OUR WORLD”

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Background and Logistics A bucket list destination for many, the Galapagos Islands are a small archipelago located in the Pacific Ocean, about a six hundred miles off the coast of Ecuador. Although for most people, the major draw of the islands are the close-encounter interactions with the animals, many of which can’t be found anywhere […]

via Galapagos Islands Adventures — travelandmishaps

According to News 6 uppermichiganssourse.com Governor Gretchen Whitmer, along with governors DeWine (R-OH), Evers (D-WI), Wolf (D-PA), Pritzker (D-IL), and Walz (D-MN), sent a to chairman and ranking member of the U.S. House Committee on Natural Resources voicing their support for the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act. “The decline of our fish and wildlife, and their […]

via Bipartisan Coalition of Great Lakes’ Governors Support the Recovery of America’s Wildlife Act. — Wolves of Douglas County Wisconsin Films