EPA Gives Notice To Dozens Scientific Advisory Board Members  — Natural History Wanderings

The Washington Post reports The Environmental Protection Agency has given notice to dozens of scientists that they will not be renewed in their roles in advising the agency, continuing a scientific shake-up that has already triggered resignations and charges from some researchers that the administration is politicizing the agency. Read full story at: EPA just gave notice to […]

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DOE Secretary Perry Dismisses Science, Impact of Carbon Dioxide on Climate — Natural History Wanderings

Union of Concerned Scientists News Release DOE Secretary Perry Dismisses Science, Impact of Carbon Dioxide on Climate Statement by Ken Kimmell, President, Union of Concerned Scientists WASHINGTON (June 19, 2017)—US Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Rick Perry says he does not believe carbon dioxide emissions from human activity are the primary driver of climate change, […]

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SCOTTISH FISHING AT RISK?

A leading Aberdeenshire Councillor has asked for the North East Scotland’s Fisheries forum, NESFDP, to examine the growing problem of marine polution from plastics and it’s implications not only for the environment but it’s impact on the Scottish seafood industry that sustains many communities in NE Scotland. “Currently there is an estimate that there is […]

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Ocean Victories and a Thank You — Sheila Hurst

These days we need to do everything we can to protect and restore the ocean. One of the reasons I love nonprofit groups like Oceana and the Ocean Conservancy is that they work with politicians, lawyers, and businesses from all over the world to create real environmental change. So for some good news, here are a few […]

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Where Do Walrus Hangout? — Natural History Wanderings

NPR reported about developing a database on showing where walruses are found. It is quite interesting to read about all the sources they used to compile the database. For the first time, scientists have built a single database showing where Pacific walruses have gathered for the past 160 years, including sites along both the Russian […]

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SEVEN THINGS YOU CAN DO ABOUT CLIMATE CHANGE

The New York Times has an article with seven simple guidelines for reducing carbon emissions that you can do to help decrease the impact of climate change at What You Can Do About Climate Change – The New York Times

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Climate Destabilization Causing Thousands of New Species Migrations — Natural History Wanderings

Environ News reports on how climate destabilization is causing thousands of species plants, animals, insects, and birds to change migration patterns A spate of new research studies has confirmed a disturbing pattern: climate disruption is confusing migratory birds, causing trees to relocate and allowing tropical diseases to spread northward. “Human society has yet to appreciate the […]

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