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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 Joan Denoo on January 12, 2013 at 11:58pm

Tony! my goodness, where do you find such treasures? This Earth is just covered with interesting creatures that could keep one busy for a lifetime. I am so happy you share these with us. 

Comment by Steph S. on January 12, 2013 at 10:25pm
Wow Tony! Those are stunning sea slugs! Thanks so very much.
Comment by Tony Carroll on January 12, 2013 at 8:18pm

Glaucus atlanticus (common names sea swallow, blue glaucus, blue dragon, blue sea slug and blue ocean slug) is a species of small-sized blue sea slug.

Really, really beautiful animal. Stunning.

Comment by Steph S. on January 10, 2013 at 12:36am
I'm glad the glass held when the polar bear tried to get in the cage - the polar bear was trying everything to get to the cameraman inside.
Thanks Patricia!
Comment by Steph S. on January 10, 2013 at 12:32am
Patricia thanks so very much for the polar bear footage!
I love polar bears! Thanks very very much!
Comment by Steph S. on January 10, 2013 at 12:31am
Wow - so awesome! Love the rattler in the flowers. I sure do enjoy looking at the pictures you find! Thanks a million Tony!
Comment by Tony Carroll on January 8, 2013 at 9:02pm

Rattler in the flowers. Cool pic.

Comment by Steph S. on January 3, 2013 at 9:57pm
Welcome Dominic to the group!
Comment by Steph S. on January 1, 2013 at 9:32am

I love black horses Tony - thanks so much for the beautiful black horse picture.

I hope everyone has a wonderful New Year 2013.

Comment by Tony Carroll on January 1, 2013 at 9:22am

 

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