(Ohio News Connection) – Ohio has lost 90% of its wetlands, and a proposed project could destroy even more. The Army Corps of Engineers is reviewing a permit for the filling of roughly 15 acres of wetlands for the development of a medical campus in Trumbull County. Colleen McLean, an associate professor of geological and […]

via Opponents fight to protect Ohio wetlands from development — View From The Pugh


Thanks to By Andy McGlashen, the Associate Editor of Audubon Magazine, for this bright spot on the horizon, a signal that long shot comebacks are possible: Last Year’s Everglades Breeding Bonanza Was the Biggest in More Than 80 Years An official report says that South Florida’s wading birds had an even better 2018 than we […]

via Everglades & Birds & Signals — La Paz Group

Today the world celebrates Global Biodiversity Day and I do so in a mood of calm resolve to do what I can to help. Global Biodiversity Day 2019 is themed on “Our Biodiversity, Our Food, Our Health”. I’ve just watched Achim Steiner, UNDP Administrator speak candidly on video about how badly human activity has destabilized […]

via “We Need To Nurture Nature And Work With It.” World Celebrates Global Biodiversity Day, May 22, 2019 — Wild Open Eye – Natural Vision, News from Wild Open Eye

Rhino Horn Smugglers Get Jail Time. Turtle Guide To Help Law Enforcement Updated. 94000 School Children Call For Bears To Be Released To Sanctuary! Progress In Schools and Legislation. An informal progress report from Education For Nature Vietnam

via Wildlife Smugglers Jailed, Chelonian Turtle Identification Guide produced, Kids Call For Bears Release, Education For Nature Vietnam Report — Wild Open Eye – Natural Vision, News from Wild Open Eye

Cisticola tinniens The tiny (11g) Levaillant’s cisticola inhabits wetlands, marshes, reedbeds and open grassland with rank growth. It feeds on small invertebrates. Levaillant’s Cisticolas are usually seen singly, in pairs or small family groups and breed throughout the year. Their nests are built of grass in the shape of a ball with a small side […]

via Levaillant’s Cisticola — de Wets Wild