Skeptical Individuals Are Slightly More Abreast In Science than ‘Believers’ In Climate Change

‘Political controversy over climate change cannot be attributed to the public’s limited ability to comprehend science,’ according to Dan Kahan, Professor of Psychology at Yale Law School.

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Abalone Poaching Is Rampant In South Africa To Feed Demand For The High Priced Delicacy In Asia

Rampant poaching has dwindled the abalone population in South Africa’s coastal waters where the mollusks have also been over harvested, forcing buyers to look elsewhere.

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Conservation Groups Push For The Protection Of The World’s Largest Marine Reserve

The Antarctic Ocean Alliance said waters surrounding the remote frozen continent were facing increased exploitation as fish stocks elsewhere in the world continue to decline.

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The World’s Oceans, In Danger From Overfishing, Marine Degradation & Loss Of Habitat – World Bank

About 85 percent of ocean fisheries are fully exploited, over-exploited or depleted, including most of the stocks of the top 10 species, World Bank president Robert Zoellick told the World Oceans Summit in Singapore.

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Swedish Wolves Number Dwindling Due To Undetected Poaching

Poaching is not the only threat to the Swedish wolf. These large carnivores went extinct in Sweden in the 1970s, and the population has since re-established itself after a handful of migratory Finnish wolves took over the empty territories.

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Snakes Are Threats To Hawaii Ecosystem Landscape

Hawaii is so serious about keeping snakes out that the fine for possessing an illegal animal can reach US$ 200,000 dollars and up to 3 years in prison.

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Pacific Salmon Helps Shape Up Canada’s Ecosystems

During the autumn, many of western Canada’s rivers are ‘alive with salmon’ as the fish return to spawn through annual migration.

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