ScienceDaily reports A study has found that, left unchecked, the combined effects of deforestation and human-induced climate change could eliminate Madagascar’s entire eastern rainforest habitat by 2070, impacting thousands of plants, mammals, reptiles, and amphibians that are endemic to the island nation. Read article at Climate change and deforestation could decimate Madagascar’s rainforest habitat by […]

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Source:ABC News (Australia) a public broadcast service in Australia “May God bless each and every one of these kind and compassionate Australians, our hearts and support go out to them.” ~ R.T.

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How a North Carolina Oyster Nursery Is Improving Lives—and the Environment Owner says the business helps marine life, honors local history, and supports the community ARTICLE January 7, 2020Topics: Ocean Conservation Projects: Conserving Marine Life in the United States Tags: Fisheries management Like many states on the East Coast, North Carolina had a thriving wild oyster population until the mid-20th […]

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The Guardian reports New Zealand’s famous kiwi birds are suffering from dehydration as drought affects many northern areas of the country, with conservationists warning chicks may soon perish too. There are 68,000 kiwi left in New Zealand but their number is declining at a rate of 2% a year. A century ago there were millions […]

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