Posts Tagged ‘endangered’

Two Most Widely Used Pesticides Likely Harm Majority Of Endangered Species

Above Photo: Nation of Change. Washington – The Environmental Protection Agency has determined that the endocrine-disrupting pesticide atrazine and cancer-linked pesticide glyphosate are each likely to harm more than 1,000 of the nation’s most endangered plants and animals. The finalized evaluations found that use of the herbicide glyphosate is likely causing harm to 1,676 of the plants and animals […]

Humpbacks, endangered for the last 25 years, are returning in record numbers

For the last 25 years, humpback whales have been on the endangered species list, but recently a record number of calves have been seen off the coast of Washington and British Columbia this year.  These sightings mark a significant rebound for a species that was endangered just a couple of decades ago. Nobody is sure […]

EPA finds two widely used pesticides harm majority of endangered species

Two widely used pesticides are likely harming more than 1,000 of the nation’s endangered plans and animal, a new Environmental Protection Agency evaluation determined. Atrazine and glyphosate are both causing severe harm to many of the plants and animals protected under the Endangered Species Act. The EPA’s evaluation will “now go to the U.S. Fish […]

California adds new endangered species protections for leatherback sea turtles

California’s Fish and Game Commission voted last week to include their state reptile on the list of endangered species. The Pacific leatherback turtle population has been on the decline for the past three decades.  According to EcoWatch, these turtles have declined 5.6 percent per year in the last almost 30 years.  “California’s action will make […]

Biden administration to keep Trump-era removal of the gray wolf from the Endangered Species Act

Last year, the Trump administration’s Fish and Wildlife Service stripped gray wolves’ protections under the Endangered Species Act. As reported by NationofChange, many conservationists countered the Service’s move saying that gray wolves are “functionally extinct” throughout the United States as the species continues to be hunted, trapped and poisoned. Unfortunately, the Biden administration seems as […]

Hero: Obama Holds Superspreader Event On Climate Change-Endangered Property To Show People What Not To Do

Hero: Obama Holds Superspreader Event On Climate Change-Endangered Property To Show People What Not To Do EDGARTOWN, MA—Is this guy great, or what? According to sources in Martha’s Vineyard, former President Obama is throwing a huge birthday bash with 700 guests at a seaside mansion that will likely be underwater due to climate change any minute […]

Biden administration protects endangered Pacific humpback whales

A final rule passed by the Biden administration protects endangered Pacific humpback whale habitat. The rule designates 224,030 square nautical miles as “critical habitat,” but overlapping habitats along the California coast totals 116,098 square nautical miles of protection. After the Center for Biological Diversity, Wishtoyo Foundation and Turtle Island Restoration Network sued the federal government […]

China announces giant pandas no longer endangered because of conservation efforts

Image Credit: Smithsonian’s National Zoo Chinese officials announced that giant pandas are no longer considered an endangered species in the wild. Due to successful conservation efforts, the animals’ population grew to 1,800 and are now considered “vulnerable.” Cui Shuhong, head of the Ministry of Ecology and Environment Department of Nature and Ecology Conservation, said the […]

Hoping to Save Endangered Heritage Crafts in the UK

What does the making of glass eyes, ballet pointe shoes, and mouth-blown sheet-glass have in common? They are three of 20 heritage crafts that have been newly classified as “critically endangered” in the UK, a classification which means that those craft skills could disappear in a generation.  A skilled artisan at English Antique Glass Ltd. […]

Death of 18 endangered elephants in India under investigation

Eighteen endangered elephants were found dead in an Indian forest preserve in the northeastern state of Assam. While a lighting strike is to blame for the deaths, authorities in India are investigating the situation. A local forest ranger said he saw burnt trees in the area from the lighting strikes, but some wildlife advocates are […]

“A mark of how critically endangered our democracy is” – the truth about what is happening to our National Library

Being a book lover I find this article heart breaking. Yet another example of how little those running NZ care, not since Rogernomics anyway. Interesting definition given in this scathing article about ‘consultation’. Those who’ve attended any of these consults will get that … they are a complete scam providing the illusion of choice. EWR*********************************************************************** […]

Brussels calls for a law to protect Europe’s endangered journalists

The EU should recognise the media’s special role as one of the pillars of democracy, according to a senior figure at the European Commission (EC). Věra Jourová said the bloc should introduce a media freedom act for the purpose. “If you ask me whether we are equipped in Europe to protect the media as one […]

2 African Elephant Species Now Listed As Endangered, Monitoring Group Says

The two species of African elephants are now both listed as endangered, thanks to a one-two punch of poaching and habitat loss, according to a new assessment. The International Union for Conservation of Nature, or IUCN, on Thursday released an updated version of its Red List, which categorizes more than 37,000 threatened species across the planet. […]

Why Repression of Climate Activists is Bad News for the  Endangered Planet of Earth

It is very sad that many reports of repression of climate activists are being received from several parts of world at such an early stage of climate activism. Even a very quick net search would reveal several recent instances from Brazil, Chile, Kenya, India , Russia and other countries. These are reports where climate activism […]

Jacinda Ardern launches project to save one of world’s most endangered dolphin species

New Zealand is to launch a project to protect one of the world’s most endangered dolphin species, said to number just 55.  Jacinda Ardern, the country’s prime minister, announced a conservation effort aimed at saving the critically endangered Maui dolphin using drones.  The initiative, announced on Friday, will see the New Zealand government work with […]

Baby crocodiles from endangered species born at zoo in Peru

A zoo is celebrating after the birth of two baby crocodiles. The pair, of the American or Tumbes species, were born at a zoo in Lima after a successful artificial incubation period. The zoo has launched a social media campaign to name the two reptiles. This species is found in the southern United States, Mexico […]

Forest Service: Cutting Snags To Eliminate Endangered Species Habitat

Above photo: A northern spotted owl in a Redwood forest. For decades the U.S. Forest Service and BLM has been seeking out and cutting large dead trees in Federal forests to prevent areas from being listed as critical habitat for endangered species. This may be an intentional civil and criminal violation of the Endangered Species […]

US Fish and Wildlife precludes listing of monarch butterfly on Endangered Species Act; remains a candidate

On Tuesday, the United States Fish and Wildlife Service announced that after extensive assessment of the monarch butterfly, it would not be listed under the Endangered Species Act to allow for higher priority species listing actions. The Service concluded that the monarch butterfly will remain a candidate for the list. Scientists have claimed a large […]

EPA warns glyphosate is likely to harm the nation’s most endangered species

A new study finds that glyphosate is likely to injure or kill 93% of the plants and animals currently listed under the Endangered Species Act. In a draft biological evaluation, the Environmental Protection Agency’s pesticides office found that the active ingredient in RoundUp impacts the nation’s most endangered species as hundreds of millions of pounds […]

Artist raises awareness of endangered species with colourful murals

On the wall of a residential street in Charlton, south London, Louis Masai puts the finishing touches to a striking large-scale mural of an orangutan. The British artist, known for his signature patchwork style, travels around the United Kingdom to paint colourful murals of animal species in decline or on the brink of extinction, to […]

Widely used pesticide re-approved by EPA said to harm more than 1,000 endangered plants and species

Image Credit: Gary Fellers, USGS In a first-ever nationwide assessment, the Environmental Protection Agency found the pesticide atrazine harms more than 1,000 endangered plans and animals. The analysis, which was required by the Endangered Species Act, came just two months after the EPA re-approved the endocrine-disrupting pesticide for an additional 15 years. Atrazine, which is […]

US Fish and Wildlife Service delists gray wolves from Endangered Species Act

Image Credit: Gary Kramer/USFWS Gray wolves are no longer protected under the Endangered Species Act. The United States Fish and Wildlife Service finalized a rule on Thursday that strips the animal’s protections in 48 states except for Mexican gray wolves in Arizona and New Mexico. The Service said that with the successful recovery of the […]

Meet the next ‘Moa’ … Why is the NZ Green Party not condemning the extinction threat to the critically endangered Teviot Flathead?

By Craig Hutchinson Earlier this week I looked on the NZ Green Party’s website for a statement on the Labour-led government’s Lake Onslow ‘pumped hydro’ project. I couldn’t find one. So I asked the retiring Green Party Energy and Resources Spokesperson, Gareth Hughes. I included a link to my earlier post: https://www.minds.com/waimak_one/blog/nz-labour-s-mad-energy-idea-1136410724734169088 I think I […]

Fatal fornication: Marathon sex session marsupials added to endangered list

The black-tailed dusky antechinus and the silver-headed antechinus, both of which were discovered only in Queensland, Australia in 2013, partake in sex sessions of up to 14 hours with their mates. Unfortunately, the long bout of lovemaking literally kills the males. “They are very frantic and try and get from one mate to another and […]

Who’s Most Endangered By Trump’s Iran Deal Exit? Israel, Say Its Army Chiefs

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New Study Says Big Cats and Other Endangered Animals Do Best Where There’s No Phone Coverage. Other Studies Spanning Several Decades Agree. =^..^=

By B.N. Frank Hold the phone but definitely not near any kitties! A recently published article, “No Cell-phone Reception? That’s Good News for Jaguars,” reveals A new study finds that the big cats and other endangered animals do best in places where there’s no phone coverage.” In fact, phones and jaguars just don’t […]

Ecuador Endangered

Ecuador Endangered Above: Ecuador stream in the rainforest. Photo by Murray Cooper. The tropical Andes of Ecuador are at the top of the world list of biodiversity hotspots in terms of vertebrate species, endemic vertebrates, and endemic plants Ecuador has more orchid and hummingbird species than Brazil, which is 32 times larger, more diversity than […]

Photographer Captures Majestic Yet Haunting Portraits Of The World’s Most Endangered Species

Next Story Planet Earth houses an estimated 8.7 million different species, with approximately 6.5 million living on land and 2.7 million in the oceans. The diversity of plants and animals living on this planet is part of what makes it so special to explore, but beyond that, it’s part of a very delicate balance within […]

Trump Administration Declines Giving 25 Species “Endangered” Status

Next Story It’s difficult to understand how anyone could oppose the Endangered Species Act (ESA). Created to protect vulnerable plant and animal species, it’s a small price to pay to save lives and preserve the delicate balance of our ecosystem. Yet the U.S. government has made numerous attempts to dismantle the Endangered Species Act or prevent animals from reaching […]

Government Considers Adding Monarch Butterflies to the Endangered Species List

Heather Callaghan, GuestWaking Times Something is causing monarch butterflies to disappear at a dramatically higher rate in Western North America than in the Eastern regions of the U.S. In the early 1990s, people in the Coastal areas of California noticed a disconcerting decline of the monarch. It turns out they were correct. While scientists have focused on the […]

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