For 15 years, Irish anthropologist Martina Tyrrell has studied the relationship between humans and animals in Arviat, an Inuit community on the west coast of Hudson Bay, where the townspeople are increasingly having to cope with a large and dangerous visitor – the polar bear. It’s a Sunday afternoon in mid-October. I’m standing near the […]
Originally posted on The CABI Blog: By Giuseppe Mazza and Elena Tricarico, Università degli Studi di Firenze, Italy Mosquitoes are often the first species we think of when it comes to human health Invasive species are becoming a popular topic in newspapers: when articles appear, they mainly report the damages invasive species can cause to…
By Kirk Mitchell as published in/on the Denver Post Drought, fire damage means more horses will die this winter, group says A herd of 800 wild mustangs have been able to cross burned areas of the Boone Draw wildfire to access water tanks set up for them, but advocates worry that the fire consumed grass […]
Thousands of dead fish are washed up on the beach. Marine experts have suggested their deaths may have been caused by illness or an oil spill.
The New York Times reports The birds have been in precipitous decline, especially since the 2000s, both in Iceland and across many of their Atlantic habitats. The potential culprits are many: fickle prey, overfishing, pollution. Scientists say that climate change is another underlying factor that is diminishing food supplies and is likely to become more […]
I was not going to post today, but I have to. Yesterday, I shared an article on social media that I did not have time to read. I have just finished reading it, and it is pure gold. The article was written by Erica Gies. It details ongoing Persian leopard conservation in Kurdistan, which is […]
This 2016 video from Pakistan says about itself: Markhor (national animal of Pakistan) video in this video you will see markhor in the wild. Markhor live in the mountain and cold weather areas of Pakistan. … People hunt them and now the markhor species is in danger. If the government will not not take steps […]