Climate Change and Birds Near You — Natural History Wanderings

Audubon reports Not all birds that live in the same place will be affected the same way. In this activity, learn about climate impacts on your local birds. Climate change is a global problem. It’s sometimes called global warming because temperatures are rising across the entire planet. But it won’t affects birds the same way everywhere. […]

Climate Change and Birds Near You — Natural History Wanderings

Caribbean Fears Loss of “Keystone Species” to Climate Change — Repeating Islands

This article by Desmond Brown appeared in Inter-Press News. Here are some excerpts, with a link to the complete report below. A marine biologist has cautioned that the mass deaths of starfish along the United States west coast in recent months could also occur in the Caribbean region because of climate change, threatening the vital […]

Caribbean Fears Loss of “Keystone Species” to Climate Change — Repeating Islands

Caribbean coral reefs ‘will be lost within 20 years’ without protection — Repeating Islands

Jessica Aldred (The Guardian) writes about a major report that explains how loss of grazing fish due to pollution and overfishing is a key driver of region’s coral decline. The report warns that most Caribbean coral reefs will disappear within the next 20 years unless action is taken to protect them, primarily due to the […]

Caribbean coral reefs ‘will be lost within 20 years’ without protection — Repeating Islands

Reefs help protect vulnerable Caribbean fish from climate change — Repeating Islands

New research from the University of British Columbia’s Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries suggests that larger reef areas may help protect the Caribbean’s coral reef fish communities from the impacts of ocean warming. “We are seeing alterations to local reef fish populations due to warming ocean temperatures, particularly in those Caribbean countries that are […]

Reefs help protect vulnerable Caribbean fish from climate change — Repeating Islands

Success of conservation efforts for important Caribbean Reef fish hinges on climate change — Repeating Islands

A report from Science Codex. For more than 20 years, conservationists have been working to protect one of the most recognizable reef fish in the Caribbean, the endangered and iconic Nassau grouper, and thanks to those efforts, populations of this critical reef fish have stabilized in some areas. But in a new paper, published in the […]

Success of conservation efforts for important Caribbean Reef fish hinges on climate change — Repeating Islands

Satara Summer 2021 – Vervets versus Dikkoppe — de Wets Wild

Mazithi Dam is a man-made watering hole 10km north of Tshokwane Picnic Site in the Kruger National Park. It is a magnet for wildlife and there is always something of interest to see there. When we arrived at Mazithi around 2pm on the 19th of December, a troop of Vervet Monkeys had just raided the […]

Satara Summer 2021 – Vervets versus Dikkoppe — de Wets Wild

Poo from the world’s largest animals have a stunning effect on ocean ecosystems—and even carbon capture — Natural History Wanderings

Anthropocene A million additional whales defecating close to the surface would be like having massive ocean fertilizer machines—absorbing as much carbon as forests covering a continent Read more at  Poo from the world’s largest animals have a stunning effect on ocean ecosystems—and even carbon capture

Poo from the world’s largest animals have a stunning effect on ocean ecosystems—and even carbon capture — Natural History Wanderings

Owl unseen for 150 years photographed in the wild for the first time | Imperial News | Imperial College London — Natural History Wanderings

The Imperial College of London reports British scientists working in Ghana have photographed a ‘holy grail’ giant owl that has lurked almost unseen in African rainforests for 150 years. See photo and story at  Owl unseen for 150 years photographed in the wild for the first time | Imperial News | Imperial College London

Owl unseen for 150 years photographed in the wild for the first time | Imperial News | Imperial College London — Natural History Wanderings

Presentation: BAD NEWS! — Climate and Birds in California 11/18/21 — Natural History Wanderings

from Golden Gate Audubon Climate and Birds in California Thursday, November 18 via Zoom — 7 p.m. Mike Lynes North America’s bird populations have declined by approximately 3 billion birds since 1970 and two-thirds of North America’s bird species now face an even greater risk of extinction due to climate change. Mike Lynes will discuss the threats […]

Presentation: Climate and Birds in California 11/18/21 — Natural History Wanderings

There’s a Global Plan to Conserve Nature. Indigenous People Could Lead the Way — Natural History Wanderings

The New York Times reports Dozens of countries are backing an effort that would protect 30 percent of Earth’s land and water. Native people, often among the most effective stewards of nature, have been disregarded, or worse, in the past. Read story at There’s a Global Plan to Conserve Nature. Indigenous People Could Lead the Way. – […]

There’s a Global Plan to Conserve Nature. Indigenous People Could Lead the Way — Natural History Wanderings