In “‘Protecting forests is crucial to cure pandemics,’ indigenous leaders say,” Melissa Vida (for Global Voices) has a conversation with Bribri leader Levi Sucre Romero about climate change, deforestation, and other serious issues brought about by predatory development models in Costa Rica and the Americas in general. Sucre Romero is leader of the Mesoamerican Alliance […]
Having had time in the previous evening to analyze my attempt to find wolves in northwestern Colorado I was nonetheless not sure what plans I should make for this day. I could repeat my search in the same area. Or I could go north, south, east or west. It was very possible that I was […]
The pygmy marmoset is a tiny primate that is native to rainforests of the western Amazon Basin in South America. At just 100 grams, the pygmy marmoset is known to be the smallest known species of monkey in the world. It averages at about 15cm in height with a 20cm long tail behind it. The […]
The Colossal has a video where you can watch wildlife while “Sheltering in Place A log in Pennsylvania has gotten a lot of foot—and talon and paw—traffic during the last year. In trail camera footage captured by photographer Robert Bush Sr., local wildlife is shown crossing the downed tree throughout 2018 and 2019. A black bear […]
From the aspen groves in northern Utah to the fruiting trees of Uganda to the Atlantic Forest of Brazil, trees play a crucial role in ecosystems around the world. Here are nine ways to protect trees and the many species that rely on them.
Scientists say controlling local stressors is critical to preserving reef ecosystems By Summit Voice SUMMIT COUNTY — Coral reefs in the Caribbean have been hit hard by increasing ocean temperatures, but new research shows that a long-term decline in coral health began well before the ocean warming trend. Scientists with the Scripps Institution of Oceanography […]
“A new United Nations report highlighting the devastating impact of humans on the natural world should serve as an urgent ‘wake-up call’ to policymakers in the Cayman Islands and across the globe, according to a host of environmental officials, researchers and non-profits.” James Whittaker reports for the Cayman Compass, writing about the most threatened animals […]