Opponents Seeking to undo Horse’s Wildness — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

by Craig Downer as published on The Record-Courier On Sept. 26, 2019, the Senate Appropriations Committee approved $35 million for a massive reduction of America’s relatively minor wild horse and burro herds scattered throughout the West. photo by Terry Fitch of Wild Horse Freedom Federation Through an arrogant misinformation blitz, including the film Horse Rich […]

Opponents Seeking to undo Horse’s Wildness — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

Ground-breaking Shark Research Conducted in St. Maarten — Repeating Islands

DCNA Nature reports on valuable research on sharks that has been taking place in the Dutch Caribbean. The research focused on tiger sharks, nurse sharks, and the endangered Caribbean reef sharks along the Saba Bank. During the week of April 11, 2021, members from the Nature Foundation St. Maarten, the Dutch Caribbean Nature Alliance (DCNA), […]

Ground-breaking Shark Research Conducted in St. Maarten — Repeating Islands

World’s fastest shark speeding toward extinction — Nya Sustainability

The world’s fastest shark may be swimming towards disaster after a major fisheries body failed to address continued overfishing of the highly vulnerable species, conservationists have warned. The shortfin mako – which can reach speeds of up to 43mph – is fished worldwide but is not subject to any international fishing quotas. It is considered exceptionally vulnerable […]

World’s fastest shark speeding toward extinction — Nya Sustainability

Climate change is making it dangerous to eat fish — Nya Sustainability

It may not be a cataclysmic turning point in the climate crisis, but global warming has officially come for your fish. According to a new study published in the journal Nature in August, higher ocean temperatures are causing the mercury content of certain fish to increase despite regulations aimed at reducing the amount of the heavy metal […]

Climate change is making it dangerous to eat fish — Nya Sustainability

The Arctic might be emitting billions of tons of carbon, proving climate scientists’ worst fears — Nya Sustainability

The report concludes that permafrost ecosystems could be releasing as much as 1.1 to 2.2 billion tons of carbon dioxide per year — almost as much as the 2018 annual emissions of Japan and Russia, respectively The Arctic is undergoing a profound, rapid and unmitigated shift into a new climate state, one that is greener, […]

The Arctic might be emitting billions of tons of carbon, proving climate scientists’ worst fears — Nya Sustainability

Saving The Caribbean’s Sharks — Repeating Islands

A report from the Curaçao Chronicle. Saving the Caribbean’s Sharks – demystifying sharks & solving the secret of the Dutch Caribbean’s Sharks. As recently as ten years ago, sharks, the apex predator of marine ecosystems, where abundant in Caribbean coastal waters.  Over the past several years however, shark encounters while scuba diving, snorkeling and fishing have […]

Saving The Caribbean’s Sharks — Repeating Islands

In St. Maarten, Online Application Launched to Monitor Lionfish — Repeating Islands

St. Maarten’s Nature Foundation urges all ocean users and the community in general to start recording their sighting of the dangerous and invasive lionfish online at http://www.lionfishcontrol.org. This is a means of monitoring and controlling this species. A new web-based and mobile-device-friendly application developed by Dutch Caribbean Nature Alliance has recently been updated and expanded to […]

In St. Maarten, Online Application Launched to Monitor Lionfish — Repeating Islands

Native plants help birds weather the change — Natural History Wanderings

from Audubon Did you know that native plants can help birds as they face a warming world? Birds—whether migratory visitors or the backyard friends we see year-round—face myriad threats, including our warming climate. As a home gardener, there are small steps you can take to protect them and create a brighter future for us all. […]

Native plants help birds weather the change — Natural History Wanderings

Giant Sequoia Found Still Smoldering From 2020 California Wildfire — Natural History Wanderings

NBC Bay Area reports A giant sequoia has been found smoldering and smoking in a part of Sequoia National Park that burned in one of California’s huge wildfires last year, the National Park Service said Wednesday. “The fact areas are still smoldering and smoking from the 2020 Castle Fire demonstrates how dry the park is,” […]

Giant Sequoia Found Still Smoldering From 2020 California Wildfire — Natural History Wanderings

Biden Executive Order Pushes for Protection of 30% of America’s Land, Oceans — Natural History Wanderings

Center for Biological Research News Release WASHINGTON— President Joe Biden will issue an executive order today directing federal officials to protect 30% of the country’s lands and ocean waters by 2030, part of an effort to slow the wildlife extinction crisis and curb global warming. “This is a crucial step to stopping the wildlife extinction […]

Biden Executive Order Pushes for Protection of 30% of America’s Land, Oceans — Natural History Wanderings