8 New Birds Designated as Species At Risk in Canada- New Total is 72!

Bird Studies Canada reports The federal government recently announced its long-awaited decision to legally designate eight more bird species under Canada’s Species at Risk Act (SARA). This brings the total number of bird species afforded special protection under SARA to 72. Three other species that had previously been assessed underwent scheduled 10-year reviews: Cerulean Warbler, […]

via Canada Protecting Eight More Bird Species — Natural History Wanderings


Red Colobus Monkey…

This 2013 video from Tanzania is called Zanzibar Red Colobus Monkey. From the Wildlife Conservation Society: Hope for one of the world’s rarest primates: First census of Zanzibar Red Colobus monkey Three times as many as assumed, but population in decline December 14, 2017 A team of WCS scientists recently completed the first-ever range-wide population […]

via Zanzibar red colobus monkeys, new study — Dear Kitty. Some blog


Scotland’s reputation as a mecca for wildlife tourists and landscape enthusiasts looks set to receive a welcome boost as Trees for Life joins the thriving European association of rewilding projects. With the conservation charity recently invited to become a member of the European Rewilding Network; placing its tireless efforts to restore the countries unique Caledonian […]

via A boost to Scotland’s wild credentials — James Common


European Mistle Thrush!

The Weather Network reports a rare bird spotted, could be first time ever in North America The European mistle thrush is a bird species commonly seen across Europe and Iceland. There has never been a recorded sighting in North America — until now. Read story at Rare bird spotted, could be first time ever in North […]

via First Ever North America Spotting of Mistle Thrush — Natural History Wanderings

Jaguar Conservation in Belize!

This post continues the retelling of my recent trip to Belize: participating in an archaeology field school and learning about jaguar conservation. The rest of this series is located in the Travel category of this blog. June 8, 2017 was a remarkable day. Once again, I worked at Structure 130. This turned out to be […]

via Journey to Belize: Maya Cement, Spider Monkeys, and a Spider — The Jaguar

Grand Canyon Uranium Mining Ban…

Celebration of the ruling by environmentalist has been tempered by expectations that the Trump administration will side with mining interests to end the ban A powerful tribunal ruled on Tuesday that an Obama-era ban on new uranium mines around the Grand Canyon should stay in place, though celebration on the environment side was tempered by […]

via Court upholds Obama-era ban on new Grand Canyon uranium mines — ViralNews.blog