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Exctinction Debt

Today's biodiversity is the result of the environment decades ago. We're underestimating the cost to wildlife of today's environmental dest…

Started by Ruth Anthony-GardnerLatest Reply

Manatees Dying in Record Numbers from Red Tide

2013 is shaping up to be a particularly deadly year for the endangered Florida manatee, whose population is estimated at around 5,000 anima…

Started by A Former MemberLatest Reply

New Giant Tarantula Discovered in Sri Lanka

A new type of tarantula about the size of your face has been found in northern Sri Lanka. Scientists found the spiders — with a leg span…

Started by A Former MemberLatest Reply

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Some urban bees use plastic or sealant in nests

Urban bees using plastic to build hives Some solitary urban bees use plastic or window sealant in nest construction. "We found two solitary…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

1 Apr 14
Reply by Idaho Spud

Almost a third fish eaten in US are illegal

One in Three Fish Imported Into U.S. May Be Illegal Those of us who care about wildlife want wild fish to flourish, not be exterminated. Ye…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

2 Apr 10
Reply by Napoleon Bonaparte

Crocodiles and People

  ''As saltwater crocodiles stalk Australia's waterways, Al Jazeera investigates if they should be culled to curb attacks on humans. Hera…

Started by Napoleon Bonaparte

15 Apr 1
Reply by Joan Denoo

fox cub rescue

You might enjoy this video - rescue of a fox cub:

Started by Luara

0 Mar 28

Widespread dolphin die-offs signal marine habitat pathology

“Marine mammals are very good sentinels for ocean and human health, and they really act like the proverbial canaries in a coal mine,” said…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

1 Mar 27
Reply by Steph S.

'Significant' Oil Spill Closes Houston Ship Channel, Fouls Wildlife

 As many as 170,000 gallons of heavy oil have spilled into the Houston Ship Channel after a barge and a ship collided Saturday. A barge loa…

Started by Steph S.

0 Mar 25

Hippo Saves Wildebeest from Crocodile

Below is a video of a hippopotamus saving a wildebeest (gnu) from a crocodile and then doing what it can to help the wildebeest get ashore:…

Started by John Jubinsky

2 Mar 25
Reply by Steph S.

brainy elephants

From a Sciam article  Elephants are just as brilliant as they are big: They are adept tool users and cooperative problem solvers; they are…

Started by Luara

1 Mar 25
Reply by Steph S.

Whale shark about to eat diver, or so it appears

Marine biologist Simon Pierce, who studies whale sharks, happened to be in the right place at the right time to capture amazing photo off…

Started by Steph S.

0 Feb 6

The end of the show for India's elephants

November 2013: The sight of elephants languishing in circuses and zoos in India are to be a thing of the past according to the country’s Ce…

Started by Steph S.

3 Dec 26, 2013
Reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

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