‘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.
What killed hundreds of pelicans and nearly a thousand of dolphins at the same area in Peru?
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.
In the last 100 years atmospheric carbon dioxide has risen to about 30 percent above pre-industrial levels.
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.
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.
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.
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.
During the autumn, many of western Canada’s rivers are ‘alive with salmon’ as the fish return to spawn through annual migration.