The Neotropical Mangrove Conservation Alliance — Repeating Islands

Birdlife International has launched the Neotropical Mangrove Conservation Alliance, also known as the Mangrove Alliance, as an online resource to foster the preservation of endangered mangrove habitats, helping to coordinate mangrove conservation activities at priority sites in the Caribbean islands. See description here: The new alliance of BirdLife Partners and other organisations aims to conserve, […]

The Neotropical Mangrove Conservation Alliance — Repeating Islands

Foundation Turtugaruba: Sea turtle nesting season is underway — Repeating Islands

Aruba Today reports on the work of Foundation Turtugaruba for sea turtle conservation. Turtugaruba was founded on September 3rd, 2003 by a group of enthusiastic volunteers. Ten years earlier, in 1993, a Sea Turtle Recovery Action Plan (STRAP) was introduced in Aruba and the rest of the Caribbean as an initiative of the United Nations Environment […]

Foundation Turtugaruba: Sea turtle nesting season is underway — Repeating Islands

Exploring California’s Marine Protected Areas: Russian Gulch State Marine Conservation Area — Marine Management News

Russian Gulch SMCA photo by C. Shen Imagine a place along the California coast where redwood trees and ferns stand peacefully, securely rooted in the soil. Beneath the adjacent turquoise waters, kelp and other seaweeds are firmly attached to the rocky seabed, swaying and swirling with the churning of the ocean. A visit to Russian […]

Exploring California’s Marine Protected Areas: Russian Gulch State Marine Conservation Area — Marine Management News

Loggerhead Sea Turtle Habitat To Be Protected — Natural History Wanderings

press release from the Center for Biological Diversity Settlement Reached to Safeguard Critical Ocean, Beach Habitat for Atlantic, Pacific Loggerhead Sea Turtles SAN FRANCISCO— Endangered loggerhead sea turtles won a federal commitment to protect critical nesting-beach and ocean habitat in a legal settlement filed late Thursday in U.S. District Court between conservation groups Center for […]

Loggerhead Sea Turtle Habitat To Be Protected — Natural History Wanderings

Sea lions are dying from a mysterious cancer — Natural History Wanderings

LA Times reports on Sea lions are dying from a mysterious cancer Now, after two decades of study, an all-star team of marine mammal pathologists, virology experts, chemists and geneticists say they’ve connected two surprising culprits: Herpes and toxic chemicals, like DDT and PCBs, that poisoned the California coast decades ago. Read story at: Sea lions […]

Sea lions are dying from a mysterious cancer — Natural History Wanderings

A large number of gray whales are starving and dying in the eastern North Pacific  — Natural History Wanderings

ScienceDaily reports It is now the third year that gray whales have been found in very poor condition or dead in large numbers along the west coast of Mexico, USA and Canada, and scientist have raised their concerns. An international study suggests that starvation is contributing to these mortalities. Read more at  A large number […]

A large number of gray whales are starving and dying in the eastern North Pacific  — Natural History Wanderings

Attenborough’s cliff-dying walrus convinced elite Davos influencers of a global climate emergency — polarbearscience

For the past two years, the Netflix/Attenborough ruse to blame climate change for walruses falling from a high cliff to their deaths seemed like a silly PR stunt. But it appears the film’s real purpose was to convince a far more important audience than paying Netflix customers that a global ‘climate emergency’ was going on: […]

Attenborough’s cliff-dying walrus convinced elite Davos influencers of a global climate emergency — polarbearscience

Swimming with the Manatees: Florida’s Crystal River — Repeating Islands

Yes, I have a weakness for the idea of swimming with sea animals—I was able to swim with schools of barracuda (terrifying, but fascinating) in the Florida Keys, in clouds made of hundreds of purple jellyfish (even more terrifying, but breathtaking) in Puerto Rico, and with dolphins (a highly orchestrated and disappointing experience) in . […]

Swimming with the Manatees: Florida’s Crystal River — Repeating Islands

CFP: Coral Reef Conservation Fund 2021 — Repeating Islands

The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) has sent out a call for proposals. Projects proposing work in any U.S. coral jurisdictions (American Samoa, Northern Mariana Islands, Florida, Guam, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, or the U.S. Virgin Islands) are eligible to apply. Eligible applicants include non-profit organizations, state government agencies, local governments, municipal governments, Tribal governments and […]

CFP: Coral Reef Conservation Fund 2021 — Repeating Islands