The Great Wildlife Decline!

The GREAT DECLINE “The disappearance of wildlife species is perhaps the most pressing and serious of all environmental problems, threatening the loss of valuable natural services and, as a result, undermining human well-being. The already accelerating rate of species loss is set to become faster still, as existing pressures arising from human population growth, expansion […]

via Facts — Wildlife-reporter.com

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Toxins Sprayed on National Wildlife Refuges!

PR by The Center for Biological Diversity Pesticide Use on Crops Grown in Refuges Spikes in California, Oregon, Arkansas, Tennessee, Maryland WASHINGTON— America’s national wildlife refuges are being doused with hundreds of thousands of pounds of dangerous agricultural pesticides every year, according to a first-of-its-kind analysis by the Center for Biological Diversity. The Center report, […]

via Analysis: 490,000 Pounds of Toxic Pesticides Sprayed on National Wildlife Refuges — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

Habitat Loss!!!

Habitat loss, deforestation and fragmentation pose the greatest threat to wildlife and biodiversity on the planet. The world’s forests, lakes, swamps, savannahs and natural areas will continue to disappear as habitats and natural resources are exploited for human consumption. Major causes of deforestation are for expansion of agricultural land, harvesting of timber, wood […]

via Habitat Loss — Extinction in the Wild

Over 100 Corporate Giants Align with UN Climate Goals!

By Frédéric Simon | EURACTIV.com Apr 17, 2018 At EU level, a high-level group on sustainable finance issued its final recommendations earlier this year, calling on the 28-country bloc to stop pouring public money into polluting fossil fuels and focus spending on clean energies instead. [Jeff Kubina / Flickr] Languages: Deutsch Comments Print 18 L’Oreal and Electrolux today (17 April) joined the […]

via Over 100 corporate giants align with UN climate goals — CVD

More Threatened Species’ Protections to be Removed?

Center for Biological Diversity News Release Trump Administration Proposes Ending Most Protections for Nearly 300 Threatened Species Rule Would Eliminate 40-year-old Protective Framework in Major Gift to Polluters WASHINGTON— The U.S. Department of the Interior quietly sent a proposed rule to the White House on Monday that would effectively rescind most protections for nearly 300 […]

via Dept. Of Interior Proposes Ending Protection 300 Threatened Species — Natural History Wanderings

Monarch Butterfly…

Photo taken by Jack Flack, South Australia. The monarch butterfly (Danaus plexippus) is a milkweed butterfly (subfamily Danainae) in the family Nymphalidae. The viceroy butterfly appears similar in colour and pattern, but is markedly smaller and has an extra black stripe across the hind wing. The eastern North American monarch population is notable for its […]

via ‘The Amazing Monarch Butterfly’. — Old Guv Legends

Monarch Butterfly Population Remains Threatened!

Center for Biological Diversity News Release Annual Monarch Count Shows Butterfly Still Threatened Migration Could Collapse as Population Remains Low WASHINGTON— The yearly count of monarch butterflies overwintering in Mexico, released today, shows a decrease from last year’s count and confirms the iconic orange and black butterfly is still very much at risk. Today’s count […]

via Monarch Butterfly Remains Threatened — Natural History Wanderings