Choosing The Right Birdhouse — Natural History Wanderings

The Sacramento Bee had an article on what birds look for in a birdhouse.  Many bird houses are cute and attractive to humans but may not be functional or of interest to birds.  The article talks about some of the features birds look for such as Safe Location Aged wood that is similar to tree […]

Choosing The Right Birdhouse — Natural History Wanderings

Audubon calls for Removal of Donald Trump from office — Natural History Wanderings

Letter from Audubon calling for the removal of Donald Trump from office and holding some members of Congress responsible for the violent insurrection at the U.S. Capitol last week. National Audubon Society has a long history of leadership in public policy. From advocating for clean air and water to supporting renewable energy to protecting the […]

Audubon calls for Removal of Donald Trump from office — Natural History Wanderings

Bermuda Beasts: Barracuda — Repeating Islands

As I stare at dark gray skies in mid-afternoon Hudson Valley, a photo of a barracuda in The Bermudian brings back exciting memories of snorkeling with schools of barracudas in Marathon, Florida, oh-so-long ago. The experience provided a lesson in how to relax, change my mindset (irrational and profound fear) and get used to their […]

Bermuda Beasts: Barracuda — Repeating Islands

Manatees Expand Their Habitat in Costa Rica — Repeating Islands

Located in the northern Caribbean region of Costa Rica, the Tortuguero National Park is home to one of the most docile, timid and elusive aquatic mammals. Trichechus manatus, also known asAntillean sea cows or manatees, once sought refuge exclusively in the canals of Tortuguero, but decades of protection have encouraged them to swim north to Barra […]

Manatees Expand Their Habitat in Costa Rica — Repeating Islands

Heber Wild Horse Killings Resume in AZ’s Apache-Sitgreaves Forest — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

BY Laura Singleton as posted on the White Mountain Independent “The foal is one of the horses found shot today … She was shot during the night or early morning and left to suffer,” Members of the Law Enforcement Investigation (LEI) Division of the Forest Service investigate the Jan. 7 shooting of several Heber Wild […]

Heber Wild Horse Killings Resume in AZ’s Apache-Sitgreaves Forest — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

Japan: They Love Killing Whales – Campaigners condemn killing of minke whale trapped in nets in Japan. — World Animals Voice

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/jan/11/campaigners-condemn-killing-of-minke-whale-trapped-in-nets-in-japan Campaigners condemn killing of minke whale trapped in nets in Japan Animal killed with what appeared to be exploding harpoon, after one ‘half-hearted’ attempt to free it Animal welfare campaigners have condemned the killing of a trapped minke whale off the coast of Taiji, a town in Japan best known for its annual dolphin cull. The […]

Japan: They Love Killing Whales – Campaigners condemn killing of minke whale trapped in nets in Japan. — World Animals Voice

Iceland: A Story of Progress Which May Halt Performing Sea Life; and Whaling. — World Animals Voice

15/10/20. Yesterday, 14/10; we did a quick post about thee 2 Belugas Little Grey and Little White. You can see all our posts on this wonderful rescue from performing prison and a journey to freedom below in the ‘Archive’. For over a decade LG and LW had been ‘performing’ for humans in a very small […]

Iceland: A Story of Progress Which May Halt Performing Sea Life; and Whaling. — World Animals Voice

Japan is about to resume catching whales for profit in defiance of international criticism. — World Animals Voice

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-48592682   Japan is about to resume catching whales for profit, in defiance of international criticism. Its last commercial hunt was in 1986, but Japan has never really stopped whaling – it has been conducting instead what it says are research missions which catch hundreds of whales annually. But Japan has now withdrawn from the […]

Japan is about to resume catching whales for profit in defiance of international criticism. — World Animals Voice

3 strange animals that washed ashore in 2020 — Nya Sustainability

Here are several strange animals that washed ashore in 2020: 1. Giant squid with foot-wide eyes The dead giant squid (Architeuthis dux) found on Golden Mile Beach in Britannia Bay, South Africa. (Image credit: Adéle Grosse) It’s rare to see a giant squid (Architeuthis dux), so people took notice when one washed ashore in Cape Town, […]

3 strange animals that washed ashore in 2020 — Nya Sustainability