MARINE WILDLIFE TRAFFICKING AND MEASURES FOR PROTECTION — Aishwarya Sandeep

Activities of humans are now having an impact on our environment and our global ecosystem. In the long run, it is a necessary condition for human survivability. Because biodiversity is an integral aspect of life on our planet, it is our moral responsibility to maintain this natural heritage. The Wildlife Protection Act of 1972, the […]

MARINE WILDLIFE TRAFFICKING AND MEASURES FOR PROTECTION — Aishwarya Sandeep

The Flapper skate: Working to conserve NI’s most endangered species — Northern Ireland Marine Task Force

Did you know the largest skate in the world lives in our local seas? The flapper skate can grow up to 3m in length and lives to 100 years old! However, these impressive facts are overshadowed by the reality that the species is classified as critically endangered on the IUCN Red List. This mighty species […]

The Flapper skate: Working to conserve NI’s most endangered species — Northern Ireland Marine Task Force

Protected Too Late: U.S. Officials Report More Than 20 Extinctions  — Natural History Wanderings

The New York Times  reports In all, 22 animals and one plant should be declared extinct and removed from the endangered species list, federal wildlife officials announced on Wednesday. Read more at Protected Too Late: U.S. Officials Report More Than 20 Extinctions

Protected Too Late: U.S. Officials Report More Than 20 Extinctions  — Natural History Wanderings

UK Invasive Species Week floating pennywort campaign picture special — The Invasives Blog

As part of UK Invasive Species Week 2021, we bring you – thanks to our friends at the Angling Trust – this collection of photos taken at the launch of a national campaign to tackle the highly invasive floating pennywort from blighting Britain’s rivers and lakes. Floating pennywort – first found in the wild in……

UK Invasive Species Week floating pennywort campaign picture special — The Invasives Blog

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

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

Largest Critical Habitat Designation in History — Natural History Wanderings

Press Release Center for Biological Diversity Largest Critical Habitat Designation in History Would Protect 226 Million Acres for Alaska’s Ringed Seals ANCHORAGE, Alaska— Arctic ringed seals threatened by climate change today received proposed protections for more than 226 million acres of critical habitat in Alaska’s Bering, Chukchi and Beaufort seas. Ringed seals were listed as threatened under the Endangered Species Act in […]

Largest Critical Habitat Designation in History — Natural History Wanderings

At War With Our Oceans. —

Isle of Portland, Dorset. The Beauty, Fragility, and Demise of the Seven Seas. “Fire, dancing, driving down to the lighthouse and watching the last of the light fade away. The rain had dissipated and opened up a clear sky for the last of the sun’s colours to smother the horizon ahead. I can’t quite remember […]

At War With Our Oceans. —

Along B.C.’s Fraser River, concrete obstructions block 1,500 kilometres of fish habitat and ‘meat grinder’ pump stations kill fish. Critics say it’s time for fish-friendly flood control Traditional flood infrastructure can block fish passageways and make spawning areas unreachable. Photo: Eiko Jones / Watershed Watch Salmon Society Some folks call flood pump stations “meat grinders.” […]

via Flood infrastructure: ‘the biggest salmon habitat issue you’ve never heard of’ — County Sustainability Group