EPA Gives Notice To Dozens Scientific Advisory Board Members  — Natural History Wanderings

The Washington Post reports The Environmental Protection Agency has given notice to dozens of scientists that they will not be renewed in their roles in advising the agency, continuing a scientific shake-up that has already triggered resignations and charges from some researchers that the administration is politicizing the agency. Read full story at: EPA just gave notice to […]

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SEVEN THINGS YOU CAN DO ABOUT CLIMATE CHANGE

The New York Times has an article with seven simple guidelines for reducing carbon emissions that you can do to help decrease the impact of climate change at What You Can Do About Climate Change – The New York Times

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Birds Migrating Earlier As Temperatures Rise — Natural History Wanderings

The BBC reported on a study showing the impact of climate change on bird migration Migrating birds are arriving at their breeding grounds earlier as global temperatures rise, a study has found. Birds have reached their summer breeding grounds on average about one day earlier per degree of increasing global temperatures, according to the research […]

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A third or more of the Great Barrier Reef is dead or dying…

…in the northern and central sections, killed by mass bleaching , a phenomenon that is provoked by increases in global warming. In extreme parts of this delicate habitat fully up to one half has been affected by bleaching.

The Great Barrier Reef is 2300 KM long and supports a large variety of sea life. The United Nations committee concerned with these affairs have urged Australia to boost its activity in conservation matters particularly as they affect the delicate reef.

The reef is a WORLD treasure, not just an Australian one.

More than 300 bird species at risk…

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A recent study indicates that more than 300 North American  bird species are at risk with the expected climate changes affecting traditional bird habitats  throughout the continent. Warmer temperatures, rising sea levels combined with the current pollution problems and habitat losses due to development will shift nesting patterns to the advantage of some species but to the extreme detriment to others.

The list includes the Bald Eagle, Baltimore Oriole, some Hummingbird types and many, many others…