Plastic pollution in the sea Killing birds and fish with ease, Micro plastic injested and leading to death We should fight with our last breath, To stop the pollution of their home Most people simply do not know, How badly the ocean is being infected By plastic substances, which we too are injesting, Every time […]
We are now producing nearly 300 million tons of plastic every year, half of which is for single use. More than 8 million tons of plastic is dumped into our oceans every year – source plastic in our oceans is harmful to the environment, marine life, and humans – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plastic_pollution a substitute packaging material made […]
Today’s post is dedicated to listing the current species that are under the Critically Endangered (CR) conservation status, according to the World Wildlife Fund. What does Critically Endangered (CR) mean? A: Critically Endangered (CR) is the conservation status given to a species that face the highest risk of becoming extinct. This means that a species has passed the Vulnerable (VU) status, as well as […]
Barn Swallow populations have been and are continuing to decline due to the removal and deterioration of old rural man-made structures such as barns and sheds, and due to the application of agricultural pesticides that eliminate insects that are the swallow’s diet.
This significant decline has been noted in Ontario, Canada, and elsewhere where barn swallow populations were once more plentiful.
There are designs on the internet for Barn Swallow bird houses that you can build that may help in a small way reduce this decline, at least from a nesting opportunity perspective.
In terms of the pesticide problem you need to deal with the farmers, governments and manufacturers to solve this one…
Barn Swallows are listed as ‘Threatened’ in Ontario!
Originally posted on Enchanted Forests: ? Pictures of the endangered Gharial are from the Chambal River Sanctuary near Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India. All seems quiet calm and safe on first glance, is it not? Serene
Absolutely SHOCKING how forest authorities at Corbett tried to capture a tiger. The tiger died later. Its MURDER https://t.co/fVm2B8B3p3? pic.twitter.com/i9JlVI1j16 — Rajesh Kalra (@rajeshkalra) March 19, 2017
Union of Concerned Scientists News Release DOE Secretary Perry Dismisses Science, Impact of Carbon Dioxide on Climate Statement by Ken Kimmell, President, Union of Concerned Scientists WASHINGTON (June 19, 2017)—US Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Rick Perry says he does not believe carbon dioxide emissions from human activity are the primary driver of climate change, […]