Last Post for a While…but remember the Gorillas

During this troubled time we are going to take a break from our regular wildlife and environmental postings. In the meantime, we are concerned about the ability of the covid-19 virus’s ability to jump to the gorilla population and the populations of other great apes.
Uganda, and hopefully other African countries, is closing to the piblic the reserve where that country’s population lives. With only an estimated 1000 mountain gorillas in the wild any additional protection is most welcomed. Other risks to all gorilla populations in Africa include illegal ‘bush meat hunting’…

Western Lowland Gorilla

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 […]

via In Search of Wolves, Day 3 (Craig, Colorado, Brown’s Park National Wildlife Refuge, Cold Spring Mountain; Hiking Limestone Ridge) – March 07, 2020 — Rocky Mountain Hiker

A report from Stony Brook University. Governments must provide larger spatial protections in the Greater Caribbean for threatened, highly migratory species such as sharks, is the call from a diverse group of marine scientists including Stony Brook University School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences (SoMAS) PhD Candidate, Oliver Shipley, and led by the conservation NGO Beneath […]

via Caribbean Sharks in Need of Large Marine Protected Areas — Repeating Islands

Action – Write a comment before 11:59 pm EST tonight to stop the Trump Administration to allow killing birds “unintentionally. Write against a proposal that would allow the fossil fuel industry to avoid corporate penalties for their lazy and destructive practices that kill millions of our birds every day. Comment here tonight, March 19, by 11:59 […]

via Thurs 3/19: This proposal is for the birds. Write a comment to protect them tonight. — INDIVISIBLE VENTURA