Maria Bakkalapulo (The Guardian) writes about the effects of climate change, natural disasters, and looming “sand wars.” The sun is out, as usual, in the town of Surfside. Less than 10 miles north of Miami’s world-famous South Beach, just a square mile in size with a population near 6,000, it’s a typically prosperous American seaside community. […]
“As new disease wipes out Caribbean coral, scientists tear up reefs to stop the spread.” In this article from September 26, Lucas Jackson and Chris Prentice (Reuters) report on the urgent efforts of scientists to save coral reefs in St. Thomas (U.S. Virgin Islands) from fast-moving, lethal disease: Stony Coral Tissue Loss Disease. Off the […]
This October 2018 video says about itself: There are three species of manatee in the world and they can be found in coastal rivers and waters. From the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute in Panama: Underwater manatee chatter may aid in their conservation September 30, 2019 Summary: Scientists propose a new method for calculating populations of […]
Here’s a disturbing story from National Geographic about a planned road that would slice through Florida panther habitat.
(THIS ARTICLE IS COURTESY OF NBC NEWS) Florida panthers and bobcats are walking weird. Wildlife officials can’t figure out why. Experts have ruled out “numerous diseases and possible causes” that might explain why the cats are having extreme difficulty walking. Trail camera captures Florida Panther walking abnormally AUG. 21, 201900:44 Aug. 21, 2019, 11:38 […]