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Sea Lion Die-Offs Continue

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on Monday. 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

Half of Mozambique's Elephants Killed in Last Five Years

Started by John Jubinsky. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Oct 15, 2015. 6 Replies

The Wildlife Conservation Society has reported that nearly half of Mozambique's elephants have been killed by poachers for their ivory in the last five years. Per the article: Poachers have killed nearly half of Mozambique’s elephants for their…Continue

Tags: Poaching, Animals, Wildlife, Elephants, Jubinsky

Giraffes aren't mute, they hum

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Sep 18, 2015. 0 Replies

Giraffes spend their evenings humming to each otherAll of my life I'd been told that giraffes were mute. Hah!Angela Stöger…Continue

Tags: humming, vocalization, communication, giraffe

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Comment by Randall Smith on June 19, 2014 at 7:23am

No plans--yet. Knowing me, I'll probably just take off on a whim.

Comment by Steph S. on June 18, 2014 at 11:53am

I love that magazine - I get that one too Randall. Anyone going hiking this summer?

Comment by Randall Smith on June 13, 2014 at 8:14am

My most recent Sierra Club magazine has several articles (and photos) that has inspired me to do more than enjoy nature from my back yard and golf course. I need to go to state parks, hike rail trails, etc. to enhance my love of the great outdoors.

Comment by Steph S. on May 8, 2014 at 11:00am

Those are great Ruth - thanks.

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on May 7, 2014 at 9:57pm

I thought only shrimp could do this with their eyes.

Comment by Idaho Spud on April 14, 2014 at 9:48pm

Cute Ruth.  I'm saving it.

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on April 14, 2014 at 3:12pm

Comment by Steph S. on March 31, 2014 at 5:20pm

awww how cute Ruth - love it.

Comment by Idaho Spud on March 31, 2014 at 5:19pm

Looks like that critter can't read : )  What is it anyway?  I don't see a flat wide tail that beavers have.

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on March 31, 2014 at 2:54pm

 

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