The LA Times reports Usually it’s humans who are responsible for polluting natural ecosystems. But on Anacapa and Santa Barbara islands, gulls appear to be the ones spoiling the wild habitat with processed food and puked-up trash. Read full story at Seagulls’ love of In-N-Out may be changing the Channel Islands – Los Angeles Times
The BBC reports Doubts are growing about the future protection of the UK’s environment following Brexit. The Financial Times reported that an official paper shared by ministers proposed to deviate from green standards set by the European Union. It said the UK was open to significant divergence – even though the Prime Minister has previously promised […]
A cuckoo sits on a perch in the rain on Thursley Common, England. The United Kingdom has seen a 71% decline in the breeding population of cuckoos over the last 25 years. The decline is thought to be linked to the migration routes to wintering grounds in the Congo Basin in West Africa. The environmental […]
The Scottish wildcat is one of the United Kingdom species most at risk of disappearing, according to the State of Nature report published this week. A quarter of mammals and nearly half of birds assessed are at risk of extinction. Photograph: Peter Cairns/Courtesy of Scottish Wildcat Action Source: The week in wildlife – in pictures […]
Press Release from American Bird Conservancy DOI and USDA Highlight Successes of Protecting Bird Habitat on Private Land 2013 State of the Birds Report on Private Lands (Washington, D.C., July 3, 2013) – U.S. Department of the Interior Secretary Sally Jewell and U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack have announced the release of the […]
Councillors in West Lancashire have voted overwhelmingly to oppose plans to drill and frack two shale gas wells in the green belt near Formby.
Here’s a disturbing story from National Geographic about a planned road that would slice through Florida panther habitat.