This 2013 video says about itself: A female orangutan is eating ants using a stick as a tool to dislodge the insects from a tree hole. The orangutan population of Suak Belimbing in South East Aceh is known to use tools to extract the nuts from the nesia fruit. This behavior is a sign of […]


UC- Berkeley News reports Spotted owl populations are in decline all along the West Coast, and as climate change increases the risk of large and destructive wildfires in the region, these iconic animals face the real threat of losing even more of their forest habitat. Rather than attempting to preserve the owl’s remaining habitat exactly as […]

via How Wildfire  Management Can Impact Spotted Owls — Natural History Wanderings

Statement from Nick Marx, Director of Wildlife Programs The Forestry Administration has instructed the implementation of elephant shows at Phnom Tamao Wildlife Rescue Centre (PTWRC), which officials feel will be an attraction, encouraging people to visit, in preference to the newly implemented Safari World, which is closer to Phnom Penh. I feel it is important […]

via Lucky, Asian Elephant, Shows at Phnom Tamao Wildlife Rescue Center — Wildlife Alliance

Here’s a guest column from Hannah Holm that’s running in The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel: It seems like the pandemic has soaked up most of the newsprint lately, but even now, when so much has come to a standstill, our rivers keep flowing. As Jim Pokrandt pointed out in a recent op-ed, our canals have […]

via #ColoradoRiver keeps flowing — so do concerns about its future — The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel #COriver #aridification #COWaterPlan — Coyote Gulch

The Center for Biological Diversity News Release Southeastern Flower Recovers in Latest Endangered Species Act Success Story Cumberland Sandwort Rebounds After Habitat Protection, Management WASHINGTON— The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today announced the recovery of the Cumberland sandwort, a small, white flowering plant primarily found in the Big South Fork National Recreation Area in […]

via Endangered Species Act Success Story — Natural History Wanderings

by: Care2 Team recipient: Secretary Ryan Zinke, US Department of Interior 66,062 SUPPORTERS – 70,000 GOAL BREAKING: President Trump just approved seismic blasting off the Atlantic coast that could harm tens of thousands whales, dolphins, and other marine mammals. This is all part of the Trump administration’s plan to open up all U.S. waters to […]

via Sign Petition: Trump’s Seismic Blasting Plan Will Injure and Kill Thousands of Whales and Dolphins — “OUR WORLD”