“As new disease wipes out Caribbean coral, scientists tear up reefs to stop the spread.” In this article from September 26, Lucas Jackson and Chris Prentice (Reuters) report on the urgent efforts of scientists to save coral reefs in St. Thomas (U.S. Virgin Islands) from fast-moving, lethal disease: Stony Coral Tissue Loss Disease. Off the […]

via As new disease wipes out Caribbean coral, scientists tear up reefs. . . — Repeating Islands

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A cuckoo sits on a perch in the rain on Thursley Common, England. The United Kingdom has seen a 71% decline in the breeding population of cuckoos over the last 25 years. The decline is thought to be linked to the migration routes to wintering grounds in the Congo Basin in West Africa. The environmental […]

via The Cuckoo – under threat in the UK. — Old Guv Legends

Whether it’s coastal oil spills, broken or exploding pipelines, or spills occurring during extreme weather events, I find it impossible not to immediately note that solar collection and wind farms have never produced such environmental disasters. Even if fossil fuels weren’t the major contributor to our climate crisis, the other consequences of producing those fuels […]

via Oil spills along 1500 kilometers of Brazilian coast unidentified — Abycats’ Thoughts

“The rate at which oceans are warming has doubled since the early 1990s, and marine heat waves are becoming more frequent and intense ― trends that are reshaping ocean ecosystems and fuelling more powerful storms. And as the oceans absorb CO2, they are becoming more acidic, which threatens the survival of coral reefs and fisheries.” […]

via Oceanic Warming Rate Doubled Since Early 1990’s. Oceans More Acidic, Our Cooperation Can Temper Future Storms and Flooding Severity― IPCC Reports — Wild Open Eye – Natural Vision, News from Wild Open Eye