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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 December 24, 2012 at 2:09am
Excellent photos Steph, Patricia, Cheryl and Tony.
Comment by Steph S. on December 24, 2012 at 12:20am

Thank you Patricia - wonderful picture.

Comment by Steph S. on December 21, 2012 at 12:14pm
Thank you Cheryl and Tony for your animal pictures.
Comment by Tony Carroll on December 21, 2012 at 11:11am

Comment by Cheryl Easton on December 18, 2012 at 4:07pm

Hi and greetings from Scotland. Thought I'd post a picture of one of our most endangered native species:

Comment by Steph S. on December 18, 2012 at 4:03pm
Tony what a beautiful snail picture!
Thanks! Appreciate it!
Comment by Steph S. on December 18, 2012 at 4:02pm
Cheryl welcome to the group!
Comment by Tony Carroll on December 17, 2012 at 5:13pm

Comment by Joan Denoo on December 17, 2012 at 3:38pm

Tony, "One Fine Morning - Lighthouse" is a great toe tapper,  a get me out of bed tune. This is a keeper!

Just a few minutes ago I was whinging about lack of music for atheists to enjoy. Goodness, was I ever wrong. I just haven't had an ear for the multitude of performers. Thanks for waking up my music gene! 

Comment by Joan Denoo on December 17, 2012 at 3:21pm

Tony, White On White! Stunning! Beauty beyond imagining! We are so lucky. 

 

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