COMBATING PLASTIC POLLUTION

Some major consumer brands are committed to the re-introduction of re-usable glass and metal product containers, citing a goal of having all products in these re-usable or recyclable containers by 2030.

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POLAR BEAR POPULATIONS

Sixty-to-eighty percent of the world’s polar bear population lives in Canada. Total world population is estimated at between 25,000-31,000. Climate change may cause the existing population to decrease by up to 30% by 2050, according to some estimates. Habitat incursions by oil exploration companies, along with pollution are additional threats.

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In “Bermuda is for lovers in whale community,” Sekou Hendrickson (The Royal Gazette) brings attention to Andrew Stevenson’s documentary film The Secret Lives of the Humpbacks, a sequel to his 2010 film Where the Whales Sing. Stevenson has spent many years observing North Atlantic humpback whales off Bermuda. Bermuda’s unique role as a meeting place for humpback whales […]

via Film: “The Secret Lives of the Humpbacks” — Repeating Islands

Bangkok-based photographer Visarute Angkatavanich (previously) continues to capture some of the most elegant portraits of fish we’ve seen. His intimate, crystal-clear photos of Siamese fighting fish (betta) make it seem as though they are suspended in air instead of water. Angkatavanich recently told Popular Photography that he only started photographing the fish after encountering them […]

via Siamese Fighting Fish, Thailand. — Old Guv Legends

by Carol Walker, Dir. of Field Documentation, Wild Horse Freedom Federation The Bureau of Land Management has released the Environmental Assessment for the Fifteenmile Herd Management Area in northern Wyoming, proposing rounding up and removing wild horses down to the low end of the Appropriate Management Level, 70 wild horses, or 100 if the AML […]

via ACTION ALERT for TODAY: Please Send Comments to Help the Fifteenmile Wild Horse Herd In Wyoming — Straight from the Horse’s Heart