David Legates, a meteorologist who claims that excess carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is good for plants and that global warming is harmless, has been tapped to run the federal agency that oversees a major scientific report on how climate change is affecting the United States. Legates, a […]
Svalbard, Norway, is home to the world’s doomsday seed vault because it’s so cold. But the climate crisis is changing that calculation. In the latest sign that the transformation of the Arctic continues full speed ahead, Svalbard hit a record high temperature for November on Wednesday. A station set on the […]
Wonder what our planet would look like without oceans? Then this animation by NASA will blow your mind.
Great comprehensive book on the state of our oceans and what we can do to protect it!! A must read for ocean lovers across the world! We now know that this delicate ecosystem is our life-support system; it regulates the earth’s temperatures and climate and comprises 99 percent […]
Asian Giant Hornets are responsible for up to 50 deaths a year in Asia, especially in Japan, which has been dealing with the problem for thousands of years. But it takes multiple stings to kill a person. But the real victim and biggest concern is the already declining […]
Idaho Department of Fish and Game officials are warning pet owners to be careful after a mountain lion (cougar) took a family’s dog while they visited a popular tourist spot. The southern Idaho family was visiting the Wild Rose Hot Springs near Craters of the Moon National Monument & Preserve on the […]
An Asian giant hornet has been found near Langley, B.C., about five kilometres away from where another so-called murder hornet was discovered last week. The provincial Agriculture Ministry says in a release that both findings are thought to coincide with a phase in the hornets’ life cycle where […]
The Guadalupe Island Biosphere Reserve is home to an abundance of marine species and is a true conservation success story. It is also host to Sea Shepherd’s longest running research collaboration, Operation Divina Guadalupe.
As an East Coast city, Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada faces serious risks from climate change. The projected one-metre rise in sea levels is by itself a big deal. Factor in a storm surge event during a really high tide — a 20 to 50 percent probability by 2050 […]
Two whale-watchers off Avila beach had a terrifying experience when a humpback overturned their kayak and appeared to nearly swallow them. The women surfaced and shortly after, other kayakers and paddleboarders came to help them and check they had not been hurt. Quite a different experience from the […]