Friday, May 20, 2022

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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Looks like another ‘bad blue’ just bit the dust

Jamie McLeod-Skinner, as the replacement for Bad Blue Kurt Schrader, would not be beholden to any of the many corporate PACs that supported him.

Former Minneapolis cop pleads guilty to manslaughter during George Floyd arrest

“His acknowledgment he did something wrong is an important step toward healing the wounds of the Floyd family, our community, and the nation."

New research could lead to solar panels that work at night

“We do not yet have the miracle material that will make the thermoradiative diode an everyday reality, but we made a proof of principle and are eager to see how much we can improve on this result in the coming years.”

How America can stop violence against health care workers

“The severity seems to keep going up. It doesn’t go down.”

As the planet warms, let’s be clear: We are sacrificing lives for profits

Climate change is the result of a deadly calculus: human lives are worth risking and even losing over the profits of global corporations.