Red Colobus Monkey…

This 2013 video from Tanzania is called Zanzibar Red Colobus Monkey. From the Wildlife Conservation Society: Hope for one of the world’s rarest primates: First census of Zanzibar Red Colobus monkey Three times as many as assumed, but population in decline December 14, 2017 A team of WCS scientists recently completed the first-ever range-wide population […]

via Zanzibar red colobus monkeys, new study — Dear Kitty. Some blog


Winter Habitats in the Garden…

Most of the birds and some of the insects we find in the Washington, D.C. area migrate to warmer climates during the winter. However, many species stay in the DC Metro region throughout the year and must rely on a favorable habitat for food and shelter. Unfortunately, many natural areas are shrinking due to human development. As a result, gardening choices […]

via Providing Winter Habitats in the Garden — Smithsonian Gardens

OCEAN PLASTIC CLEANUP- Innovative Thinking! | “You heard it here first…if you haven’t already heard it elsewhere”… The Massive Project to Clean Up the Ocean With a Two-Kilometer Screen Every year, eight million metric tons of plastic enter the ocean, threatening just about every marine species and ecosystem. As the global population grows and countries develop, this is only […]

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Scotland’s reputation as a mecca for wildlife tourists and landscape enthusiasts looks set to receive a welcome boost as Trees for Life joins the thriving European association of rewilding projects. With the conservation charity recently invited to become a member of the European Rewilding Network; placing its tireless efforts to restore the countries unique Caledonian […]

via A boost to Scotland’s wild credentials — James Common


New Antbird Species Found in Peru!

This video says about itself: 20 January 2017 Watch this amazing video from the Cordillera Azul project! You will realize how beautiful is the tropical rainforest in Peru and how its conservation is giving hope to the local populations and helping to tackle climate change. From Louisiana State University in the USA: New antbird species […]

via New antbird species discovery in Peru — Dear Kitty. Some blog

UN to Fight Against Marine Plastic Pollution!

Center for International Environmental Law News Release UN Initiative Agrees to Spearhead Fight Against Marine Plastic Pollution NAIROBI. Efforts to address global plastic pollution took a significant step forward today as world governments agreed to establish a specialist group tasked with examining options to combat marine plastic pollution. In a resolution adopted at the 3rd […]

via UN To Fight Against Marine Plastic Pollution — Natural History Wanderings

Wild Burrows at risk, too!

As a charter member of The Alliance to Save Wild Horses & Burros, Wild Horse Freedom Federation joins The Cloud Foundation and In Defense of Animals in highlighting the understated danger that Wild Burros face from both Federal and State agencies hell-bent on exterminating the Burro from it’s rightful range.

via Along With Wild Horses, Burros Are At Risk Of Extermination, Too! — Straight from the Horse’s Heart