Hundreds of giant sequoias killed by California’s Castle fire — Natural History Wanderings

Los Angeles Times Sequoia experts may never know how many of the world’s most massive trees died in the Castle fire, but judging by what they have seen so far, they say the number is certainly in the hundreds — and could easily top 1,000. Read full story at  Hundreds of giant sequoias killed by California’s […]

Hundreds of giant sequoias killed by California’s Castle fire — Natural History Wanderings

Species Loss Affects basis of Life of Humans — Natural History Wanderings

ScienceDaily reports Current species loss also affects our food, water supply, building materials and energy sources. This is confirmed by one of the biggest biodiversity experiments. Researchers found that ecosystem functions cannot only be predicted from the properties of plants, but that the entire complexity of biotic and abiotic interactions has to be considered. Read […]

Species Loss Affects basis of Life of Humans — Natural History Wanderings

Does the Semper’s Warbler still exist on St. Lucia? — Repeating Islands

Steffen Oppel from the UK’s Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) recently visited St. Lucia to assist the Department of Forestry with setting up bird counts in order to search for the elusive Semper’s Warbler. This is his story as it appeared in Birds Caribbean. The Semper’s Warbler (Leucopeza semperi) is a small songbird endemic […]

Does the Semper’s Warbler still exist on St. Lucia? — Repeating Islands

The Threat of Flooding in Coastal Communities Rises as Sea Level Rise Lifts Water Tables — Sea Level Rise Flooding Information for Buyers, Sellers, Owners, and Real Estate Agents

When Tropical Storm Eta soaked South Florida with torrential rains in November, many property owners far inland were shocked to see streets and homes flood in their neighborhoods. Experts say that the extreme flooding was due to the enormous amount of rain that fell on land already saturated by heavy rains that fell in October. […]

The Threat of Flooding in Coastal Communities Rises as Sea Level Rise Lifts Water Tables — Sea Level Rise Flooding Information for Buyers, Sellers, Owners, and Real Estate Agents

Bermudian conservationist wants lionfish fight extended to the Caribbean — Repeating Islands

A report by Sarah Lagan for The Royal Gazette. A conservationist said he aimed to combat the Atlantic invasion of lionfish with an extension of his fishing tournament to the Caribbean. Weldon Wade, the founder of ocean conservation organisation Guardians of the Reef, added he already had a Jamaican partner on board and has asked […]

Bermudian conservationist wants lionfish fight extended to the Caribbean — Repeating Islands

9 Things the Biden Administration Could Do Quickly on the Environment — Natural History Wanderings

The New York Times reports on quirky actions the Biden administration could do on the Environment at  9 Things the Biden Administration Could Do Quickly on the Environment – The New York Times

9 Things the Biden Administration Could Do Quickly on the Environment — Natural History Wanderings

Wilderness the size of Mexico lost worldwide — KRISHNA KUMAR SINGH

Wild over the planet is vanishing for an enormous scope, as per another examination that discovered human exercises had changed over a region the size of Mexico from basically unblemished characteristic scenes to intensely adjusted ones in only 13 years. The loss of 1.9m square kilometers (735,000 sq miles) of flawless biological systems would have […]

Wilderness the size of Mexico lost worldwide — KRISHNA KUMAR SINGH

Appetite fears in north-east Nigeria as meandering elephants stomp on crops — KRISHNA KUMAR SINGH

A crowd of many elephants that have gotten back to north-east Nigeria are under danger from jihadist gatherings and progressively in struggle with a large number of displaced people whose crops they have stomped on weeks before reap. In excess of 250 elephants wandered a month ago from Chad and Cameroon into Kala-Balge, a locale […]

Appetite fears in north-east Nigeria as meandering elephants stomp on crops — KRISHNA KUMAR SINGH

The first human settlers on islands caused bird extinctions — Repeating Islands

A report from Science Daily. Fossil records depict devastating effect of humans on birds in the Bahamas Though some believe prehistoric humans lived in harmony with nature, a new analysis of fossils shows human arrival in the Bahamas caused some birds to be lost from the islands and other species to be completely wiped out. […]

The first human settlers on islands caused bird extinctions — Repeating Islands

Pesticide Atrazine Likely Harms More Than 1,000 Endangered Species — Natural History Wanderings

Center for Biological Diversity News Release EPA: Widely Used Pesticide Atrazine Likely Harms More Than 1,000 Endangered Species Finding Comes Two Months After Agency Reapproved Herbicide for 15 Years WASHINGTON— The Environmental Protection Agency released an assessment today finding that the endocrine-disrupting pesticide atrazine is likely to harm more than 1,000 of the nation’s most […]

Pesticide Atrazine Likely Harms More Than 1,000 Endangered Species — Natural History Wanderings