Michael Klein (Cayman Compass) writes about actor Adrian Grenier’s recent participation at the Caribbean Transitional Energy Conference at the Kimpton Seafire Resort and Spa in Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands. Grenier is an actor, ocean conservationist, and co-founder of the Lonely Whale Foundation. Klein reports: Next time you go diving or snorkeling, leave your underwater camera […]

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Plastic has been in the press a lot lately for the damage it has been causing to the world’s oceans, but it might come as a surprise that its invention is intricately linked to an effort to avoid an environmental disaster.

via Plastic was invented to save the environment, so beware of the next solution — Inside track

Trump Administration Seeks to Roll Back Endangered Species Act JUL 20, 2018 The Trump administration on Thursday announced plans to roll back the Endangered Species Act, ordering federal agencies to consider economic impacts before listing animals as protected under the law. The newly proposed guidelines by the Interior Department would allow corporations involved in mining, […]

via Endangered Species Act is a wildly successful piece of legislation that has prevented 99% of the species it protects from going extinct–Now Trump Will Get Rid of It — Eslkevin’s Blog

The Washington Post reports on the Interior Department’s plan to rush through approval for drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge raising concerns about the protection of this environmentally fragile are. The Interior Department has commissioned an expedited environmental review of the impact of leasing part of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge for oil and […]

via Drilling In Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Will Get Fast Review — Natural History Wanderings

The New York Times reports The Interior Department on Thursday proposed the most sweeping set of changes in decades to the Endangered Species Act, the law that brought the bald eagle and the Yellowstone grizzly bear back from the edge of extinction but which Republicans say is cumbersome and restricts economic development. The proposed revisions […]

via Interior Department Proposes Severely Weakening Endangered Species Act — Natural History Wanderings

Grateful Penguin, thanks person that saved it!

This video, recorded in Brazil, says about itself: 1 December 2017 This is a story about Jinjing the South American Magellanic Penguin, that swims 5,000 miles each year to be reunited with the man who saved his life. The rescued penguin was saved by João Pereira de Souza, a 73-year-old part-time fisherman, who lives in […]

via Penguin saved in Brazil, comes back to thank saviour — Dear Kitty. Some blog