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Bee Demise

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by sehkmet Sep 17. 14 Replies

If you like to eat, the plummeting bee population matters.Bees are having a really hard time right now. For about a decade, they've been dying off at an unprecedented rate—up to 30 percent per year,...... in the last few years scientists have…Continue

Tags: climate change, bees

Wildlife Extinction - Psychological Impact

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Thomas Murray Sep 9. 17 Replies

How does wildlife extinct make you feel? It makes me sad that so few bees visit my garden, and that so many species are threatened. I celebrate every time one bee comes around, which is rare.There are now so many creatures on the endangered species…Continue

Tags: emotional health, Anthropocene Extinction

Sea Lion Die-Offs Continue

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Jul 25. 2 Replies

FEATURE-California sea lion crisis lingers; falling births reportedOnly 2,000 dead and dying pups and juveniles beached since January, not because California sea lions…Continue

Tags: Climate Change, California Sea Lion die-off

Has Coral Mass Extinction Begun?

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Jul 10. 1 Reply

Dr John "Charlie" Vernon, "Godfather of Coral", warns that we may be seeing coral extinction now. The Great Barrier Reef is in critical danger. An unprecedented global coral bleach is underway. Coral suffers from from hot water, acid, and more…Continue

Tags: possible coral extinction, global coral bleaching

Wolves Improve Rivers

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Jun 9. 0 Replies

When 14 wolves were reintroduced to Yellowstone, they changed the birds, bears, rabbits, beavers and even the rivers.Through trophic cascade, the entire ecosystem of the park improved.Continue

Tags: Yellowstone National Park, wolves, trophic cascade, reintroduced predators

Shellfish already dissolving in CA tidepools

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Mar 18. 0 Replies

As climate change acidifies the Pacific, nighttime respiration in tide pools has already made their pH begin dissolving shells."This work highlights that even in today's temperate coastal oceans, calcifying species, such as mussels and coralline…Continue

Tags: dissolving shells, tide pools, Ocean Acidification, Climate Change

Yellowstone Bison Slaughter

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Randall Smith Feb 6. 1 Reply

Your tax dollars will pay to slaughter up to 900 bison from Yellowstone.…Continue

Tags: wildlife slaughter

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Comment by Steph S. on April 17, 2013 at 9:03pm

For some reason I am not getting my email notifications- I will check that.

Dallas  (bulllfrog video and cicadas) and Tony (Manta Rays, Mandalay) - thanks for all the videos and pictures.

Comment by Steph S. on April 17, 2013 at 8:54pm

Dallas, thanks so much for posting the videos.

Appreciate it.

Comment by Steph S. on April 17, 2013 at 8:54pm

Wow  - so sorry I got behind here.

It's been one of those weeks.

Dominic I love the photos and Tony - wow - such beautiful images - the goat and the turtle - I love them all.

Comment by Dominic Florio on April 17, 2013 at 8:05pm

Comment by Tony Carroll on April 16, 2013 at 11:38am

And we're outta here!!!

Comment by Tony Carroll on April 16, 2013 at 11:35am

Comment by Tony Carroll on April 16, 2013 at 11:34am

Comment by sk8eycat on April 8, 2013 at 8:48pm

Gack!  I'm glad those things haven't migrated to CA...yet!

Comment by Tony Carroll on April 8, 2013 at 10:05am

Hey Chris. Glad you enjoyed it. When trying to read up on it, nobody really has a clue as to why they jump. It ranges the gamut from trying to escape from becoming a meal, to sexual display, to just being playful, etc. No real consensus. I was just taken aback with the beauty of the images. Nature really IS remarkable.

Comment by Plinius on April 8, 2013 at 9:29am

Thanks Tony, that is so beautiful! Do you know of a reason why they jump? It must cost them a lot of energy.

 

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