A 561 -page exhaustive study points out a general deterioration of environmental conditions in Wood Buffalo National Park, home to the last large herd of Wood Buffalo. This is the largest Canadian National Park and is experiencing deterioration in ‘almost every aspect’, the report suggests.
Industry, dams climate change, natural cycles, all account for the decline, including a reduction in the amount of water to feed the large delta that is so much of a feature in this park.
Water from the large province of Alberta rivers is not flowing north to the park as has been the previous experience.
This is a World Heritage Site…
The carcasses of hundreds of crocodiles from a breeding farm, killed by angry local residents after a fatal crocodile attack on a man in the city of Sorong.
A report by Tom Di Liberto for NOAA. Over the final week of June and into early July, haze settled in over the tropical Atlantic. The plume came from small dust particles that were picked up from the Sahara Desert in Africa and transported thousands of miles by the wind. Besides some beautiful sunsets, it has meant […]
In the shallowest waters surveyed, scientists found areas dominated by red algae, such as coralligenous and maërl beds, which supported dense gardens of sea fans and large schools of fishes such as horse mackerel. Pictured is a golden anemone. Photograph by Juan Cuetos/Courtesy of Oceana Europe. At intermediate depths, black corals full of shark eggs […]
YubaNet posted a news article from the Nevada Department of Conservation and Natural Resources that reported Aspen trees have been defoliated due to an influx of invasive white satin moths (Leucoma salicis). The white satin moth is a non-native defoliator of aspen, cottonwoods, willows and other deciduous species. Continued defoliation can threaten aspen stands, which […]
It’s hard to believe that it’s already been one month since Elephantopia led the photo safari to Zambia – although, it’s taken nearly this long to just do a preliminary sort-through the *thousands* of pictures taken of our projects and our safari. Below I’d like to share a synopsis from my personal diary of our…