8 New Birds Designated as Species At Risk in Canada- New Total is 72!

Bird Studies Canada reports The federal government recently announced its long-awaited decision to legally designate eight more bird species under Canada’s Species at Risk Act (SARA). This brings the total number of bird species afforded special protection under SARA to 72. Three other species that had previously been assessed underwent scheduled 10-year reviews: Cerulean Warbler, […]

via Canada Protecting Eight More Bird Species — Natural History Wanderings

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UN to Fight Against Marine Plastic Pollution!

Center for International Environmental Law News Release UN Initiative Agrees to Spearhead Fight Against Marine Plastic Pollution NAIROBI. Efforts to address global plastic pollution took a significant step forward today as world governments agreed to establish a specialist group tasked with examining options to combat marine plastic pollution. In a resolution adopted at the 3rd […]

via UN To Fight Against Marine Plastic Pollution — Natural History Wanderings

Wild Burrows at risk, too!

As a charter member of The Alliance to Save Wild Horses & Burros, Wild Horse Freedom Federation joins The Cloud Foundation and In Defense of Animals in highlighting the understated danger that Wild Burros face from both Federal and State agencies hell-bent on exterminating the Burro from it’s rightful range.

via Along With Wild Horses, Burros Are At Risk Of Extermination, Too! — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

Florida Sewage Dumped into Ocean…

== Leak from massive Miami ocean sewage pipe left unfixed for a year | Miami Herald UPDATED JULY 31, 2017 11:00 PM A massive ocean outfall pipe intended to dump partially treated human waste in deep water far from Miami has instead been leaking in shallow water within a mile of tony Fisher […]

via Ocean Outfall in FL — Solutions – Solutii

Grand Canyon Uranium Mining Ban…

Celebration of the ruling by environmentalist has been tempered by expectations that the Trump administration will side with mining interests to end the ban A powerful tribunal ruled on Tuesday that an Obama-era ban on new uranium mines around the Grand Canyon should stay in place, though celebration on the environment side was tempered by […]

via Court upholds Obama-era ban on new Grand Canyon uranium mines — ViralNews.blog

Alliance to Save America’s Wild Horses & Burros Announces Prominent Ad-Buy to Fight Against Horse Slaughter — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

By Brad Bennett , in The Daily Telescope The Politico advertisement placed by The Alliance to Save America’s Wild Horses & Burros. Not only is horse slaughter grossly inhumane, cruel to horses & a waste of taxpayer dollars, unregulated horse meat is a risk to the safety of our public health. We are deeply encouraged […]

via Alliance to Save America’s Wild Horses & Burros Announces Prominent Ad-Buy to Fight Against Horse Slaughter — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

China’s Escalating Global Investments and Wildlife-a must read!

Written by Bill Laurance. Many observers of China’s escalating global program of foreign investment and infrastructure development are crossing their fingers and hoping for the best. In an ideal world, China’s unbridled ambitions will improve economic growth, food security and social development in many poor nations, as well as enriching itself.

via China’s growing footprint threatens to trample the natural world — China Policy Institute: Analysis