OCEAN PLASTIC CLEANUP- Innovative Thinking!

mukeshbalani.com | “You heard it here first…if you haven’t already heard it elsewhere”… The Massive Project to Clean Up the Ocean With a Two-Kilometer Screen Every year, eight million metric tons of plastic enter the ocean, threatening just about every marine species and ecosystem. As the global population grows and countries develop, this is only […]

via singularityhub.com | The Massive Project to Clean Up the Ocean With a Two-Kilometer Screen — mukeshbalani.com

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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

Human Size Penguin Fossils Found!

This video from the USA says about itself: Ancient penguin was as big as a (human) Pittsburgh Penguin 12 December 2017 NEW YORK — Fossils from New Zealand have revealed a giant penguin that was as big as a grown man, roughly the size of the captain of the Pittsburgh Penguins. The creature was slightly […]

via Human-sized fossil penguin discovery — Dear Kitty. Some blog

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

Kittiwake gulls near worldwide extinction?

Recently, news broke that the Kittiwake – a small species of native gull – has been added to the list of birds considered to be facing the risk of global extinction. The latest revision of the IUCN Red List, announced by BirdLife International on behalf of the IUCN, brings the total number of UK bird species […]

via Kittiwakes join the UK Red List — James Common

Stay 500 Yards Away From Whale Populations-Its The Law, or should be!

#AceNewsReport – Dec.11: North Atlantic right whales are among the rarest marine mammals in the world, and they have endured a deadly year: The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has said there are only about 450 of the whales left and 17 of them have died so far in 2017 #AceNewsDesk reports The situation is […]

via (PORTLAND, Maine) — #NOAA Report: Officials with the federal government say it’s time to con sider the possibility that endangered right whales could become extinct unless new steps are taken to protec t them #AceNewsDesk reports — Ace News Services

Sea Turtle Rescue!

When I was little, my mom and dad would alway stop the car if they assured a turtle on the highway. If it was safe, one of us would run out, pick the little critter up, and try to help get it to where it needed to go. This turtle airlift is basically that … […]

via The way these hundreds of sea turtles were rescued is nothing short of inspiring. — ViralNews.blog