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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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Has Coral Mass Extinction Begun?

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Nov 22. 2 Replies

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

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

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 Grinning Cat on September 1, 2014 at 6:16pm

They were here first!

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on September 1, 2014 at 6:01pm

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on August 25, 2014 at 5:44pm

Gibbon self-confidence. They seem to soar through the trees. He knows he can get away too fast for the tiger.

Comment by Idaho Spud on August 5, 2014 at 11:19am

Oh, I just saw you say it was a gibbon, so it's an ape, not a monkey.

Comment by Idaho Spud on August 5, 2014 at 10:46am

That monkey likes to live dangerously!

It's probably having fun teasing that tiger, and looks like it can easily escape, but do it too often, and one little slip will result in it being eaten.

Reminds me of some teenagers.

Comment by Randall Smith on August 5, 2014 at 6:23am

Wildlife!

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on August 4, 2014 at 10:24pm

from cheezburger

Comment by Steph S. on August 4, 2014 at 9:17pm

Thanks Ruth - love those pics and links you posted here.

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on August 4, 2014 at 8:38pm

Gibbon counting coup.

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on July 29, 2014 at 7:15pm

Salmon Are Dying In The Salmon River Because The Water’s Too Warm

The fish are dying before they get the chance to spawn, due to drought and decreased snowpack-fueled low water levels.
 

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