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All things wildlife. Wildlife management, ecology, eco-tourism, research, conservation, rehabilitation, photography, etc. For anyone who enjoys wildlife.

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Wildlife Extinction - Psychological Impact

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Aug 3. 12 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

Bee Demise

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner May 11. 11 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

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 February 28, 2013 at 5:29pm

Thank you Joan for the wonderful education links. Going to them now.

Appreciate it.

Comment by Joan Denoo on February 28, 2013 at 3:33pm

Tony and Steph, great photos, as usual. Nice refreshing eye candy. 

Comment by Joan Denoo on February 28, 2013 at 3:31pm

The mystery mammal of Kayan Mentarang in central Borneo.

Comment by Steph S. on February 26, 2013 at 9:27am

aahmed - welcome to the group!

Comment by Steph S. on February 24, 2013 at 10:14pm

Comment by Steph S. on February 21, 2013 at 11:47am

Tony I love the elephants and giraffes. Beautiful.

Comment by Tony Carroll on February 18, 2013 at 5:54am

Comment by Tony Carroll on February 18, 2013 at 5:53am

Just too damn cute!!!

Comment by Plinius on February 18, 2013 at 2:57am

Thanks for the chimpanzee picture, Tony!

Comment by Steph S. on February 17, 2013 at 10:09pm

Tony thanks for the chimpanzee rescue story and the photo.

Joan thanks for the dog and kitty and the fractals made by the spider (very cool spiderweb).

 

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