We are a nation inhabiting diverse amount of flora and fauna. So, there is greater reason for us to conserve them in their natural habitat. Globally, a lot of faunal Indian species (e.g. Gray Wolf (Canis lupus pallipes), Kalij pheasant (Lophura leucomelanos) have been categorized in IUCN red list as “least concern”, but in India […]

via Wildlife Conservation: Is it enough? — Agenda For Survival

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Source: The Center for Biological Diversity Reports Showed Pesticide Harmed Nearly 1,400 Protected Species WASHINGTON— The inspector general for the Department of the Interior yesterday announced it will open an investigation of Secretary David Bernhardt’s role in blocking the release of a scientific assessment showing the pesticide chlorpyrifos threatens the existence of nearly 1,400 protected […]

via Inspector General to Investigate Secretary Bernhardt’s Role in Suppressing Pesticide Dangers — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

The New York Times As a threat to wildlife, an amphibian fungus has become “the most deadly pathogen known to science.” 41 scientists published the first worldwide analysis of a fungal outbreak that’s been wiping out frogs for decades. The devastation turns out to be far worse than anyone had previously realized. Read story at The […]

via The Plague Killing Frogs Everywhere Is Far Worse Than Scientists Thought  — Natural History Wanderings