URGENT ACTION ALERT TO SAVE AMERICA’S LAST WILD HORSES and BURROS FROM THE DEVASTATING BLM and USFS PLANNED GUTTING OF THE HERDS and CRIPPLING OF THOSE WHO REMAIN — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

by Craig Downer PLEASE CONTACT YOUR SENATORS TO STOP THIS HORRENDOUS $102-MILLION APPROPRIATION. The unanimously passed Wild Free-Roaming Horses and Burros Act of 1971 (WFHBA) should be protecting America’s last remaining wild horses and burros. But our federal government has been either eliminating or reducing them to mere token, non-viable population levels upon their […]

URGENT ACTION ALERT TO SAVE AMERICA’S LAST WILD HORSES & BURROS FROM THE DEVASTATING BLM & USFS PLANNED GUTTING OF THE HERDS & CRIPPLING OF THOSE WHO REMAIN — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

African Hawk-Eagle — de Wets Wild

Aquila spilogaster An inhabitant of woodland and savanna habitats, the African Hawk-Eagle is a medium-sized eagle preying primarily on birds, mammals and reptiles up to 4kg in weight – no small feat for a bird that itself weighs only about 1.5kg (females are slightly bigger than males). African Hawk-Eagles are normally encountered in monogamous, territorial […]

African Hawk-Eagle — de Wets Wild

Nestlé corporation accused of killing many fish

Translated from Dutch NOS radio today: Nestlé sued for thousands of dead fish in French river A French fishing federation is suing food corporate giant Nestlé after finding thousands of dead fish in a river near a Nestlé factory. “Everything is dead over a length of seven kilometers,” says the fishing federation. The dead fish […]

Nestlé corporation accused of killing many fish

High Extinction Risk for All Seven Leatherback Sea Turtle Populations — Natural History Wanderings

Center for Biological Diversity News Release Atlantic Population Faces 50% Drop by 2050, Pacific Declining 5% Annually WASHINGTON— A new review of leatherback sea turtle science concludes that seven distinct populations of leatherback sea turtles face a high extinction risk. The National Marine Fisheries Service and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced today a finding […]

High Extinction Risk for All Seven Leatherback Sea Turtle Populations — Natural History Wanderings

Chinese fleet raises fears for Galápagos sea life.. — CHINA EXPOSED

A vast fishing armada off Ecuador’s biodiverse Pacific islands has stirred alarm over ‘indiscriminate’ fishing practices Jonathan Green had been tracking a whale shark named Hope across the eastern Pacific for 280 days when the satellite transmissions from a GPS tag on her dorsal fin abruptly stopped. It was not unusual for the GPS signal […]

Chinese fleet raises fears for Galápagos sea life.. — CHINA EXPOSED

Yellow-throated Plated Lizard — de Wets Wild

Gerrhosaurus flavigularis The Yellow-throated Plated Lizard is a medium-sized (45cm total length, of which two-thirds are made up by the tail) and very graceful reptile occurring in all South Africa’s provinces, being absent only from the arid western and central parts of the country, and northwards to Ethiopia and Sudan. They’re a diurnal and burrowing […]

Yellow-throated Plated Lizard — de Wets Wild

AARP : Spectacular U.S.State Parks Across the Country — Eslkevin’s Blog

14 Spectacular State Parks Across the Country Where to find gorgeous scenery and outdoor fun by Ken Budd, AARP, July 24, 2020 | PAWEL.GAUL/GETTY IMAGES Ohio’s Hocking Hills State Park Stunning canyons, lush forests, majestic mountains, rocky waterfalls, raging rivers — you’ll find of all these natural delights at (surprise!) the roughly 8,500 state parks in the […]

AARP : Spectacular State Parks Across the Country — Eslkevin’s Blog

The crocodile — E-knowledge hub

The vast majority of man eating is down to only two Croc species. The Saltwater Crocodile (from South East Asia and parts of Australia) and The Nile Crocodile (who is comfortable roaming pretty much all over Africa). Between the two of them, they are responsible for hundreds of fatal attacks on humans for the sole purpose of […]

The crocodile — E-knowledge hub

Spotted Eagle-owl — de Wets Wild

Bubo africanus The Spotted Eagle-owl is one of our most frequently encountered nocturnal birds, even in towns and cities where they can become quite confiding with humans (beware though that they will defend their nests ferociously!). They’re not very picky about their habitat and feed on an enormous variety of rodents and other small mammals, […]

Spotted Eagle-owl — de Wets Wild

Emperor penguin numbers rise as biologists petition for IUCN Red List upgrade — polarbearscience

Emperor penguin (Aptenodytes fosteri) populations in 2019 were found to have grown by up to 10% since 2009 – to as many as 282,150 breeding pairs (up from about 256,500) out of a total population of over 600,000 birds (Fretwell et al. 2012; Fretwell and Trathan 2020; Trathan et al. 2020) – despite a loss […]

Emperor penguin numbers rise as biologists petition for IUCN Red List upgrade — polarbearscience