Posts Tagged ‘wildlife’

Ocean camera network launched to protect wildlife in UK Overseas Territories

A network of underwater cameras designed to protect wildlife beneath the waves are being installed across UK Overseas Territories. The government said the project is the first of its kind and the world’s largest ocean monitoring system to protect wildlife. It is also part of the UK’s Blue Belt programme of marine protected areas around […]

UK To Fund Underwater Camera Network To Monitor Deep Ocean Wildlife

The targets: loggerhead turtles, silky sharks and sailfish. The mission: figure out how many of them are left. The United Kingdom announced Saturday it would launch a worldwide effort to monitor wildlife in the open oceans, hoping to fill a blue hole of scientific knowledge and get a clearer sense of which aquatic populations are […]

Did Wildlife Really Reclaim Cities?

A new Israeli study assesses whether wildlife really “took over cities” during pandemic-related lockdown periods or if reports were simply exaggerated.  Neta Nissim, ZAVIT* Science and Environment News Agency  When the coronavirus pandemic first began and the streets became nearly devoid of people, the media often published stories about wild animals taking advantage of our […]

Dear Ambani. India doesn’t need more zoos, it needs to save its existing wildlife

News has surfaced about India’s richest family building a private zoo. The Ambani’s, according to this report by NDTV, are slated to build a zoo in their home state of Gujarat. The report quotes Parimal Nathwani, director of corporate affairs at Reliance as saying that the zoo is scheduled to open in 2023, and even […]

China and wildlife trade watchdog face legal challenge over ‘flagrant’ sales of chimps and elephants

China and the world’s wildlife trade watchdog are facing legal questions over the regular trade in endangered wildlife for zoos in the country. Lawyers have submitted a complaint to the trade regulator, accusing the country of “flagrantly” flouting international law in buying elephants and chimpanzees. Evidence shows some chimps were heavily pregnant when they were […]

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 […]

Hayward: Wildlife Officials Discover Weird Metal Monolith in Remote Utah

State wildlife officials using a helicopter to count sheep in a rugged area of remote Utah last week were surprised to discover a mysterious metal monolith sitting in the middle of nowhere. The find prompted immediate comparisons to the enigmatic alien monoliths of the classic Arthur C. Clarke science fiction novel and Stanley Kubrick film […]

Trump administration rushes to auction off Arctic National Wildlife Refuge drilling rights before Biden inauguration

In what critics are calling a parting gift to the fossil fuel industry, the Trump administration on Tuesday will ask oil and gas companies to choose which areas of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska—which is the sacred homeland of the Gwich’in Indigenous people—they would like to drill. The Washington Post reports the administration’s call for nominations is a […]

‘Seismic Shift’ in World’s Approach to Land Use, Wildlife, and Climate Action Needed to Avoid New ‘Era of Pandemics,’ Study Says

November 4th, 2020 By Julia Conley, Via Common Dreams Warning that without a “seismic shift” in how world governments approach the treatment of wildlife, land conservation, and public health, the planet could be entering an “era of pandemics,” a United Nations-backed report released Thursday emphasized that the ability to avoid more public health crises like Covid-19 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 […]

Former Soviet military base turned into wildlife sanctuary

A former Soviet military base is slowly turning into a biodiversity haven thanks to the introduction of wild horses, bison and other big-hooded animals that centuries ago used to roam freely across Europe. The former Milovice base, located 35 kilometres northeast of Prague, was occupied by the Soviets in 1968, during the invasion of Czechoslovakia, […]

Former Soviet military base turned into wildlife sanctuary

A former Soviet military base is slowly turning into a biodiversity haven thanks to the introduction of wild horses, bison and other big-hooded animals that centuries ago used to roam freely across Europe. The former Milovice base, located 35 kilometres northeast of Prague, was occupied by the Soviets in 1968, during the invasion of Czechoslovakia, […]

Former Soviet military base turned into wildlife sanctuary

A former Soviet military base is slowly turning into a biodiversity haven thanks to the introduction of wild horses, bison and other big-hooded animals that centuries ago used to roam freely across Europe. The former Milovice base, located 35 kilometres northeast of Prague, was occupied by the Soviets in 1968, during the invasion of Czechoslovakia, […]

Former Soviet military base turned into wildlife sanctuary

A former Soviet military base is slowly turning into a biodiversity haven thanks to the introduction of wild horses, bison and other big-hooded animals that centuries ago used to roam freely across Europe. The former Milovice base, located 35 kilometres northeast of Prague, was occupied by the Soviets in 1968, during the invasion of Czechoslovakia, […]

Former Soviet military base turned into wildlife sanctuary

A former Soviet military base is slowly turning into a biodiversity haven thanks to the introduction of wild horses, bison and other big-hooded animals that centuries ago used to roam freely across Europe. The former Milovice base, located 35 kilometres northeast of Prague, was occupied by the Soviets in 1968, during the invasion of Czechoslovakia, […]

Former Soviet military base turned into wildlife sanctuary

A former Soviet military base is slowly turning into a biodiversity haven thanks to the introduction of wild horses, bison and other big-hooded animals that centuries ago used to roam freely across Europe. The former Milovice base, located 35 kilometres northeast of Prague, was occupied by the Soviets in 1968, during the invasion of Czechoslovakia, […]

USDA Wildlife Services killed over 1.3 million native animals in 2017 in the name of Big Agriculture

     Data released by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) shows that more than 1.3 million native animals were killed by Wildlife Services in 2017 – and despite the fact that the slaughter of wolves, cougars, and birds was funded by taxpayers to benefit the agriculture industry, it is receiving very little media attention. […]

Trump is a disaster for the environment, for wildlife, and for human life

Trump is a disaster for the environment, for wildlife, and for human life. Trump has handed over to polluters oil and mineral rights in US National Monuments. Mining will now deface what was before Trump protected national monuments, and oil drilling will destroy the Arctic National Refuge. He has appointed polluters to run the Environmental […]

Wildlife Services Killed 1.3 Million Native Animals In 2017

The arm of the U.S. Department of Agriculture known as Wildlife Services killed more than 1.3 million native animals during 2017, according to new data released by the agency last week. The multimillion-dollar federal wildlife-killing program targets wolves, coyotes, cougars, birds and other wild animals for destruction — primarily to benefit the agriculture industry. Of […]

490,000 Pounds of Toxic Pesticides Sprayed on National Wildlife Refuges

America’s national wildlife refuges are being doused with hundreds of thousands of pounds of dangerous agricultural pesticides every year, according to a first-of-its-kind analysis by the Center for Biological Diversity. The Center for Biological Diversity report, No Refuge, reveals that an estimated 490,000 pounds of pesticides were dumped on commodity crops like corn, soybeans and […]

One more reason “high carbon levels” are a good thing: CO2 protects rainforests and at-risk wildlife species

(Natural News) Scientists and world leaders who are convinced that the world is facing a crisis they refer to as catastrophic man-made global warming have implemented policies to turn the situation around. These measures include taking steps to reduce carbon emissions and entering agreements like the Paris Climate Agreement. Scientists are also aware that trees […]

Snow recorded on August 31st at Laurentides Wildlife Reserve, Quebec

     The fall seems to be in a hurry to settle in Quebec, while some regions have already experienced, in the night from Thursday to Friday, their first fall of snow, particularly in the Laurentides wildlife Reserve. A few flakes fell on the road 175 as evidenced by the images captured by the hunter of […]

Virtually Indestructible Rogue GMO Grass Threatens Environment, Wildlife and Industry

June 8nd, 2017 By Carolanne Wright Contributing writer for Wake Up World The USDA has announced genetically-engineered Kentucky Bluegrass will not be subjected to federal regulation and oversight. Developed by Scotts Miracle-Gro, the largest US retailer of grass seed, the herbicide-resistant grass was specifically engineered to withstand massive amounts of Roundup — a herbicide created […]

Why Google Wants to Surgically Implant a Camera in Your Eye

by Joshua Krause of The Daily Sheeple It wasn’t that long ago when Google’s motto “don’t be evil” was taken seriously by the general public. Nowadays we all know that Google has about as many scruples (or lack thereof) as any other major corporation. Their bottom line depends on targeted advertising, and that means that […]

Father Fights Off Carjacker Trying To Steal Car With Toddler Inside

A father fought off a knife-wielding carjacker who was trying to drive off with his car and three-year-old son . The incident which  happened at an Aldi supermarket car park in Manchester was caught on CCTV footage Independent.ie reports: Tahir Mehmood, 35, had popped into Aldi and was returning with a bunch of flowers when […]

Noam Chomsky: How Bernie Sanders Has Created A “Mobilized Force That Could Change The Country”

Bernie Sanders caught the attention of Collective-Evolution long ago, and when he finally said something that no other presidential candidate has ever admitted to during his or her campaign, it really hit home. It’s something that North America needed to hear on a stage where millions of people were watching—during a debate between Sanders and […]

Powerful gas blast in northern France leaves one dead, 4 injured

     A strong explosion caused part of a residential building to collapse in the town of Nonacourt in northern France, killing one resident and injuring at least four. One person died when they were buried under the rubble of the building, the town’s sub-prefect reported according to AFP. “Rescuers have managed to identify the person […]

‘Nuclear safety is no-politics zone’: Chernobyl plant head urges Russia-Ukraine cooperation

Chernobyl NPP CEO Igor Gramotkin shared his thoughts on the plant’s future in an interview with the Ukrainian newspaper Zerkalo Nedeli published on Friday. “Russia and Ukraine are going through difficult times, but we must now figure out how to build the relationship in the future, and why not start restoring it by jointly looking […]

How I Found My Identity as a Man

  February 4, 2016 “It helps to see heterosexual love as a mystical dance. The male leads; the female follows. You can’t have a graceful dance without each partner playing his part.” This is the first article I wrote for the Internet  almost 16 years ago.   It describes how I learned to obey my masculine instincts.  […]

Tony Blair: Britain must join EU army, fend off ‘backward-looking’ Euroskeptics

Writing in Newsweek magazine, Blair said there has never been a stronger need for European unity, on defense and elsewhere, and that the EU must bind together and ignore those who are “forever looking backward to break the union asunder.” Blair said the rise of China and India as major global powers […]

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