Monthly Blog Archives: August 2014

You need to be scared | Tillsonburg News

Not wanting to be an alarmist here, but this article says it as it is! When doing my wildlife presentation to children or adults, I try to make them understand that we can no longer continue to ignore nature and the harm we are doing. The children especially love turtles and are appalled to know that seven out of the eight species in Ontario are on the MNR species at risk lists. Several are endangered. […]

Climate change puts endangered Devils Hole pupfish at risk of extinction

Climate change is hurting reproduction of the endangered Devils Hole pupfish, threatening the survival of this rare species that has numbered as few as 35 individuals, new research by the University of Nevada, Reno and Desert Research Institute shows. Scientists report that geothermal water on a small shelf near the surface of an isolated cavern in the Nevada desert where the pupfish live is heating up as a result of climate change and is likely […]

Galapagos Island- New Species Among Marine Life Identified in Galapagos Marine Reserve – Press Release – Digital Journal

Quito, Pichincha — (ReleaseWire) — 08/26/2014 — It has always been a pleasure reading about the Galapagos Islands. The untamed beauty of nature and the freely strolling animals that pass by is something that cannot be experienced anywhere else in the world. These mysterious islands are also known for the discovery of various new species that find a home here over the parts of the islands. The Galapagos Islands, Ecuador has been known to be […]

See-Through Frogs With Green Bones Discovered in Peru – News Watch

This world is full of wondrous things! Click the link below to finish reading this interesting article.  Four new species of see-through frogs, three of which reveal green bones, have been discovered by researchers in northern Peru. Showing their beating hearts and other body organs in x-ray detail, the newfound amphibians belong to the aptly named glass frog family (Centrolenidae). Uncovered during extensive surveys in the Peruvian Andes, the “four remarkable species” were described August […]

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