‘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.
In Peru Dead Pelican Birds Are Found In The Same Area Where Dead Dolphins Recently Discovered
What killed hundreds of pelicans and nearly a thousand of dolphins at the same area in Peru?
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.
Carbon Emissions Acidify Oceans At A Faster Rate, Threaten Survival Of Marine Species
In the last 100 years atmospheric carbon dioxide has risen to about 30 percent above pre-industrial levels.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.