GOOD NEWS ABOUT COD, NOT SO GOOD ABOUT WILD SALMON

Tomé Morrissy-Swan wrote . . . . . . Cod has been classified as sustainable by leading global fishing standards body the Marine Stewardship Council in news that will delight fish and chips lovers across the country. It marks the first time in the organisation’s 20-year history that North Sea cod has been approved, and […]

via Why Cod is Back on the Menu in U.K. and Wild Salmon is Best Avoided — Cooking with Kathy Man

Churchill Polar Bears

Churchill, Manitoba’s Polar Bear Alert Program is still reporting many fewer problems with polar bears onshore than it did last year at the same point in the ice-free season (week 5, 7-13 August): Compare to week five last year (2016), when bears came ashore in excellent condition: Although it’s been warmer than average recently (25.4 […]

via Churchill polar bear reports still showing fewer problems than last year — polarbearscience

North Atlantic Right Whales

The North Atlantic right whale, as some of you may already be aware, has been in the news recently as the Canadian Federal Fisheries officials investigate the death of yet another endangered right whale on the Canadian east coast. The department confirmed on Tuesday August 1, 2017 that a whale was found dead in […]

via #WhaleWednesday – North Atlantic Right Whale — Voice For The Blue

Scientist fear Government will reject their climate change report.

The New York Times reports “Scientists Fear Trump Will Dismiss Blunt Climate Report ” The average temperature in the United States has risen rapidly and drastically since 1980, and recent decades have been the warmest of the past 1,500 years, according to a sweeping federal climate change report awaiting approval by the Trump administration. The […]

via Scientists Fear Trump Will Dismiss Blunt Climate Report — Natural History Wanderings

UN TO PROTECT SENSITIVE MARINE AREAS?

The New York Times reports More than half of the world’s oceans belong to no one, which often makes their riches ripe for plunder. Now, countries around the world have taken the first step to protect the precious resources of the high seas. In late July, after two years of talks, diplomats at the United […]

via United Nations Working To Create Marine Protected Areas — Natural History Wanderings

PLASTIC POLLUTION IMPACTS!

This single photo of a hermit crab illustrates the sad reality of plastic pollution.. This happened recently when Kerstin Langenberger Photography released a picture of an emaciated polar bear, which stunned many of its viewers into silence and made them realize just how vital it is to continue speaking up on behalf of our planet. […]

via Photo of a Hermit Crab Illustrates the Sad Reality of How Our Plastic Pollution Impacts Animals | One Green Planet — “OUR WORLD”