Sunday, December 5, 2021

Tag: wildlife

Birds and other wildlife found covered in oil in Gulf of...

While there is no official estimate of how much crude oil spilled from the Alliance Refinery, LDWF said it could take weeks to save the affected wildlife.

What happens to wildlife swimming in a sea of our drug...

Our rivers and streams have become a soup of hundreds of drugs—mostly pharmaceuticals—that come from the treated water released from wastewater facilities.

Repeating mistakes: why the plan to protect the world’s wildlife falls...

If the plan goes ahead in its current form, it will fall short in safeguarding the wonder of our natural world.

Don’t hike so close to me: How the presence of humans...

As researchers who study conservation, wildlife and human impacts on wild places, we believe it’s important to know that you can have major effects on wildlife just by being nearby.

The big threat of fences across the West

The American West contains 620,000 miles of fencing, threatening the migration of pronghorn, mule deer and other species.

A Victorian logging company just won a controversial court appeal. Here’s...

The ruling means logging is set to resume, despite the threats it poses to wildlife.

Wildlife trafficking: 10 things everyone needs to know

These crimes threaten tens of thousands of species around the world, causing extinctions, hurting people and spreading disease.

20,000 ton oil spill in Russian Arctic has ‘catastrophic consequences’ for...

The Arctic is warming twice as fast as the rest of the world.

Kangaroos are victims of the world’s largest commercial slaughter of terrestrial...

Importing kangaroo meat and skins must be banned in the EU, but Americans can also help protect this iconic species.

More than one billion animals killed in Australia wildfires called a...

Chris Dickman of the University of Sydney said “without any doubt at all” the animal death toll has exceeded one billion.

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“Only the people can save the people!” Xiomora Castro’s presidential win in Honduras

“I believe firmly that the democratic socialism I propose is the solution to pull Honduras out of the abyss we have been buried in by neo-liberalism, a narco-dictator and corruption.”

If Roe v. Wade goes away, so will easy re-elections for right-wing Republicans and...

Future campaigns will be about women’s rights, not saving or overturning a court ruling.

200+ groups to Democrats in Congress: No holiday recess until you pass voting rights

“Our democracy is under attack across the country, and Senate Democrats must do whatever it takes—right now—to get these critical voting rights bills signed into law.”

New report: Cost of renewable energies may be less than previously thought

A new report found that predicted costs for renewables have likely been overestimated "falling short of early pricing model predictions again and again."