Wildlife populations declined by an average of 60% over the last four decades
The San Francisco Chronicle reports In 1981 the Xerces Society, a nonprofit environmental organization that focuses on invertebrate conservation, counted more than 1 million western monarchs wintering in California. The group’s most recent count, over Thanksgiving weekend, recorded less than 30,000 butterflies — an 86-percent decline since 2017 alone. Researchers with the group called the number “disturbingly […]
When monarch butterflies wing their way south to central Mexico each fall, they use the sun to ensure that they stay on course. But how they head in the right direction on cloudy days has been a mystery—until now. It turns out they use Earth’s magnetic field as a kind of backup navigational system. It’s […]
…until January 2, 2019. Happy Holidays! We wish all was well with the world’ wild animals…unfortunately not.
This 2 November 2018 video from the USA says about itself: Rapper Gaiaisi: Trump Waging War On Animals Is there a war on animals? John Iadarola interviews rapper Gaiaisi about Trump’s war on animals on The Damage Report. The Migratory Bird Treaty Act is our country’s most important bird-protection law—but it’s under attack. During the […]
By Damian Carrington as published on The Guardian The huge loss is a tragedy in itself but also threatens the survival of civilization, say the world’s leading scientists Humanity has wiped out 60% of mammals, birds, fish and reptiles since 1970, leading the world’s foremost experts to warn that the annihilation of wildlife is now an […]