ScienceDaily (Mar. 26, 2012) — Bottlenose dolphins in Barataria Bay, Louisiana, are showing signs of severe ill health, according to NOAA marine mammal biologists and their local, state, federal and other research partners.
Barataria Bay, located in . . . → Read More: Some Gulf Dolphins Severely Ill After Gulf Oil Spill
Unsubscribe Mexican wolves ("lobos") are the most endangered mammal in North America. If something isn't done soon, they will become extinct. These wolves need our help to survive! » Even though there are only a few lobos in the wild, there are up to 300 being held in captivity by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS). Releasing them . . . → Read More:
ScienceDaily (Mar. 20, 2012) — A growing body of research shows that birds and other animals change their behavior in response to humanmade noise, such as the din of traffic or the hum of machinery. But human clamor doesn't just affect animals. Because many animals also pollinate plants or eat or disperse their seeds, human noise . . . → Read More: Not Just for the Birds: Human-Made Noise Has Ripple Effects On Plants, Too
ScienceDaily (Mar. 19, 2012) — Scientists of the Senckenberg Research Institute in Görlitz have been investigating the feeding habits of wolves in the first eight years since their appearance in Germany. The results are reassuring: The proportion of livestock on the menu lies at less than one percent. The related study was published recently in the . . . → Read More: No Fear of the ‘Big Bad Wolf:’ Feeding Habits of German Wolves Investigated
March 15, 2012, 3:14 PM
New York Times Green Blog
Zeroing In on Lead in Hunters’ Bullets
By DOUGLAS M. MAIN
Associated PressA California condor soars over the hills of Big Sur after being treated for lead poisoning and re-released.
Citing risks to . . . → Read More: Conservation Groups Press for Lead-Free Bullets
ScienceDaily (Mar. 9, 2012) — More and more everyday products are based on renewable resources, with household cleaners now containing active cleaning substances (surfactants) made from plant oils and sugar. These fat and dirt removers are especially environmentally friendly and effective when produced using biotechnology, with the aid of fungi and bacteria
. . . → Read More: Environmentally Friendly Cleaning and Washing
Is it wrong for pigs to boil the big bad wolf alive? How much violence can be tolerated for breaking and entering? You decide! Was the wolf wrong? Should he file a lawsuit?
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