Protecting Our Heritage Saving Endangered Species — Common Sense And Ramblings In America

Every species of animal that becomes extinct is lost forever. There are rich people out there that are willing to pay huge amounts of money to hunt endangered species. Chinese poachers are killing sharks for their fins (shark fin soup) at an unsustainable rate. Sharks help to keep the oceans healthy by killing off all […]

Protecting Our Heritage Saving Endangered Species — Common Sense And Ramblings In America

Court Overturns Trump Administration Policy That Sharply Curtailed Protections for Migratory Birds — Natural History Wanderings

Center for Biological Diversity News Release A federal court today overturned a Trump administration reinterpretation of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act that had upended decades of enforcement and let industry polluters entirely off the hook for killing birds. The administration argued the law only applied to intentional killing of birds and not “incidental” killing from […]

Court Overturns Trump Administration Policy That Sharply Curtailed Protections for Migratory Birds — Natural History Wanderings

High Extinction Risk for All Seven Leatherback Sea Turtle Populations — Natural History Wanderings

Center for Biological Diversity News Release Atlantic Population Faces 50% Drop by 2050, Pacific Declining 5% Annually WASHINGTON— A new review of leatherback sea turtle science concludes that seven distinct populations of leatherback sea turtles face a high extinction risk. The National Marine Fisheries Service and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced today a finding […]

High Extinction Risk for All Seven Leatherback Sea Turtle Populations — Natural History Wanderings

Major Protections For Whales and Dolphins — Natural History Wanderings

Press Release from EarthJustice Gulf of Mexico Whales, Dolphins Protected from Industry’s High-Intensity Airgun Surveys in Landmark Agreement Environmental coalition reaches legal settlement with feds and oil and gas industry JUNE 21, 2013 WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, a coalition of conservation groups (the Natural Resources Defense Council, the Gulf Restoration Network, the Center for Biological Diversity, […]

Major Protections For Whales & Dolphins — Natural History Wanderings

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 […]

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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