From The Los Angeles Times (Sammy Roth): If, like me, you live in Los Angeles — or Denver, Las Vegas, Phoenix or Salt Lake City — you drink water from the Colorado River. You probably eat vegetables grown with Colorado River water, and maybe you eat beef fed on alfalfa grown with Colorado River water. […]
ThisMustangLife.com “Wild Lands Wild Horses” is an exploratory docu-series traveling across 10 states within 150M+ acres of public lands. Wild Horse advocate and photographer, Jamie Baldanza & Deb Lee Carson, transports us through America’s western landscape bringing national awareness to the majestic lives and politically complicated lives of America’s Wild Horse. America’s wild horses are […]
News Release from Freiburg University A three-dimensional network of fibers makes the bark resistant to fire and rock fall The giant sequoia (Sequoiadendron giganteum) has developed effective strategies to protect itself against external influences in its natural environment in the Sierra Nevada. Its bark ensures that the tree survives wild fires and rock fall almost […]
BioNews writes about the recently-published Sea Turtle Conservation Bonaire (STCB) 2019 annual report. “Last year marked an important year as new research provided insight into local green and hawksbill turtle populations. Understanding annual shifts and long-term trends for these turtles will provide key information to designing conservation strategies for the future.” STCB works to collect […]
North Wales is a hotspot for marine mammals such as porpoises and seals. Join us for a look into what you can expect to see on the foreshores of north Wales.
Birds of a prey are magical and mystical creatures and we are blessed to have many in north Wales. Join us for a look into what species we have on our wonderful land.
Amadina fasciata The Cut-throat Finch is a common, though inconspicuous, inhabitant of Africa’s savannas and open woodlands, occurring in a band through the Sahel from Senegal to Ethiopia and thence southwards to South Africa, where they are to be found in Mpumalanga, Limpopo, Gauteng and parts of the North West Province. Given its wide distribution […]
The latest issue of BioNews, number 35, is now available. In case you haven’t noticed, we always strive to keep aware of what’s going on in Caribbean environmental issues. [Of course, Lisa is a specialist in the area, having served as director of the Environmental Studies program at Vassar College.] For me, as a non-specialist, it […]
Loop-Caribbean News shares descriptions and photos of five iconic waterfalls of the Caribbean, focusing on Dunns River Falls (Jamaica, shown above), Diamond Falls (St. Lucia), Charcos Falls (Dominican Republic), El Nicho Falls (Cuba), and Kaieteur Falls (Guyana). The Caribbean’s forests are filled with beautiful animals and flowering plants. Hidden among these spectacular sites are breathtaking waterfalls […]
BBC News reports on the continuing presence of the huge cloud of Saharan dust that has darkened the skies over parts of the Caribbean. The article mentions Puerto Rico, Cuba, Barbados, Guadeloupe, Martinique and parts of Venezuela, Mexico and Florida. See article and related photos at BBC News. The dust has been moving from Africa over […]