The Conversation: ‘Existential threat to our survival’: see the 19 Australian ecosystems already collapsing — Euan Ritchie

By Dana M Bergstrom (University of Wollongong), Euan Ritchie (Deakin University), Lesley Hughes (Macquarie University) and Michael Depledge (University of Exeter). This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article. In 1992, 1,700 scientists warned that human beings and the natural world were “on a collision course”. Seventeen years later, scientists […]

The Conversation: ‘Existential threat to our survival’: see the 19 Australian ecosystems already collapsing — Euan Ritchie

Leatherback Sea Turtles Could Be Extinct In 20 Years — Natural History Wanderings

press release from Center for Biological Diversity Scientists Predict Extinction in 20 Years for Pacific Leatherback Sea Turtles; Conservation Efforts Needed Immediately SAN FRANCISCO— A new study finds that the Western Pacific population of leatherback sea turtles, which includes the leatherbacks that feed in West Coast waters, has continued to decline since the 1980s. If these […]

Leatherback Sea Turtles Could Be Extinct In 20 Years — Natural History Wanderings

David Attenborough on saving our planet — Kate on her travels

Long read Did you tune in to watch new BBC miniseries Attenborough’s Life in Colour on Sunday night? I’m still picturing the lime green-mouthed mating dance of the so-called wonderful bird-of-paradise… This new project comes as David Attenborough approaches his 95th birthday in May. Ninety-five years on Earth! His life and career have been almost […]

David Attenborough on saving our planet — Kate on her travels

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

Sharks: the potential victims of the corona vaccination? — World Animals Voice

In order for all people in the world to be vaccinated against the new coronavirus, half a million sharks might have to die. Squalene is found in vaccines that manufacturers are experimenting with. The substance that strengthens the body’s immune response and thus the effectiveness of vaccination is obtained from the oil of shark liver. […]

Sharks: the potential victims of the corona vaccination? — World Animals Voice

What We’ve Lost: The Species Declared Extinct in 2020 — Repeating Islands

John R. Platt (Scientific American) writes that “Dozens of frogs, fish, orchids and other species—many unseen for decades—may no longer exist because of humanity’s destructive effects on the planet.” His article lists the many species lost in 2020, including 32 orchid species in Bangladesh, the Smooth handfish from Tasmania, 65 North American plants, 22 frog […]

What We’ve Lost: The Species Declared Extinct in 2020 — Repeating Islands

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

Substitutes for Shark Fins and Rhino Horns — Common Sense And Ramblings In America

I have written several articles the environment. A list of links have been provided at bottom of this article for your convenience. This article will, however address different aspects on the environment and the planet in general. Shark Fins Shark fin soup is a traditional soup or stewed dish found in Chinese cuisine. The shark fins provide […]

Substitutes for Shark Fins and Rhino Horns — Common Sense And Ramblings In America

Humankind has eight years to get atmosphere emergency leveled out – and Trump’s arrangement won’t fix it — KRISHNA KUMAR SINGH

In Donald Trump’s reality – revealed during Thursday night’s last official discussion with his Democratic adversary Joe Biden in Nashville – petroleum derivatives are “extremely spotless”, the US has the best air and water regardless of his organization’s broad administrative rollbacks, and the nation can fix environmental change by planting trees. However, as indicated by […]

Humankind has eight years to get atmosphere emergency leveled out – and Trump’s arrangement won’t fix it — KRISHNA KUMAR SINGH

High Extinction Risk for All Seven Leatherback Sea Turtle Populations — Natural History Wanderings

Center for Biological Diversity News Release Atlantic Population Faces 50% Drop by 2050, Pacific Declining 5% Annually WASHINGTON— A new review of leatherback sea turtle science concludes that seven distinct populations of leatherback sea turtles face a high extinction risk. The National Marine Fisheries Service and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced today a finding […]

High Extinction Risk for All Seven Leatherback Sea Turtle Populations — Natural History Wanderings