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NEW ZEALAND: Rising Ocean Temps Threaten Rockhoppers
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, wildlife, CLIMATE, wildanimals, PENGUINS, protection, habitat )

- 2583 days ago -
Rockhopper penguins living on the Campbell Plateau south of New Zealand are threatened by rising ocean temperatures, and the population has been protected under the Endangered Species Act, according to a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service decision.
Breeding Habits of Toads and Frogs Hit By Climate Change
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, wildanimals, wildlife, climate change, climate )

- 2638 days ago -
Climate change may be affecting the normal breeding patterns of frogs, salamanders and other amphibians leading to fears of future population loss of some species
Polar Bears Starving to Death in Hudson Bay
Animals  (tags: wildlife, bears, polar bears, starving, hungry, consequences, climate, climate change, global warming, endangered, extinction, environment, humans, suffering, sadness, conservation )

- 2651 days ago -
Dramatic new video footage shows the dire consequences of climate inaction for polar bears. The video, shot on November 23, 2010 on the western shores of Hudson Bay in Manitoba, Canada, shows an undernourished polar bear mother and her two starving cubs
Study: New Hope for Polar Bears
Animals  (tags: wildlife, wildanimals, polar bears, climate, pollution, animals, animalwelfare, environment, habitat, humans, protection, AnimalWelfare )

- 2652 days ago -
The study indicates that if emissions are substantially reduced within the next two decades, enough ice will exist to support stable polar bear populations
Arctic Ice Melt May Promote Cross-Breeding, Further Imperiling Endangered Animals
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, animals, climate, climate change, biodiversity, wildlife, wildanimals, habitat, environment, endangered, AnimalWelfare )

- 2652 days ago -
Mating between different species could lead to the extinction of many Arctic animals, because hybrid offspring are often less hardy, scientists say.
Last Flight of Our Endangered Butterflies: Native Species Being Forced From Their Natural Habitats
Animals  (tags: endangered butterflies, species, natural habitats, nature, climate, environment )

- 2688 days ago -
Some of our most beautiful and popular butterflies could vanish from the countryside within years, experts warn.Thirty-seven per cent of native species are either under threat of extinction or have already died out, a study shows.They have been so badly..
Whales Suffering From Sunburn
Animals  (tags: Whales, Sunburn, animals, environment, climate )

- 2690 days ago -
Painful sunburns are usually associated with people, but many whales are now acutely sunburned, with cases escalating in recent years, according to new research.The study, published in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B, is the first to demonstrate...
74 Whales Beached in Northern New Zealand
Animals  (tags: whales, New Zealand, beach, climate, animals )

- 2737 days ago -
As many as 74 pilot whales have beached themselves in northern New Zealand in the second mass stranding in the area in two months.Rough seas and gusting winds are pushing the whales into rocks causing injuries that may force authorities to euthanize .....
TAKE ACTION! Act Now to Save Canada's Environmental Laws!
Animals  (tags: animals, climate, climate-change, CO2emissions, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, energy, forests, globalwarming, greenhousegases, habitatdestruction, habitat, pollution, protection, Sustainabililty, water, wildlife, radia-active )

- 2845 days ago -
Deep in the 2010 Budget bill that is currently being considered by Parliament, the government has placed changes that significantly weaken one of the country's most important environmental laws: the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act.
Lizards Face Extinction Because of Global Warming, Study Finds
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, climate, animals, endangered, protection, wildlife, extinction, AnimalWelfare )

- 2870 days ago -
Twelve percent of Mexico's spiny lizard population has been driven to extinction over the last quarter century by increasing local temperatures, a phenomenon that is linked to global warming, researchers said
UK--- Farmland Birds Declining
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, wildlife, climate, protection )

- 2876 days ago -
FARMLAND birds which have provided the musical backdrop to the South West's countryside for generations are becoming increasingly sparse, according to a new repo
Primates in Peril
Animals  (tags: primates, primates in peril, climate, Endangered Species, monkeys, apes, gorillas, at risk, wildlife, wildanimals, wildanimals, protection, conservation )

- 2939 days ago -
Apes, monkeys, lemurs and other primates are in peril and desperately need help and conservation aid according to Primates in Peril: The World's 25 Most Endangered Primates, 2008-2010 report, released in February. See the pictures...
Animals Cope With Climate Change at the Dinner Table: Birds, Foxes and Small Mammals Adapt Their Diets to Global Warming
Animals  (tags: nature, endangered animals, wild animals, climate, global warming, environmental issue )

- 2962 days ago -
Some animals, it seems, are going on a diet, while others have expanding waistlines. It's likely these are reactions to rapidly rising temperatures due to global climate change, speculates Prof.
Farm Animals In Ohio Need Your Help!
Animals  (tags: animals, climate, environment, green, suffering, abuse, abused, AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, cruelty, death, protection, law, suffering, slaughter, killing, investigation, killed )

- 2966 days ago -
Ohioans for Humane Farms have a petition they need OH residents to sign! Terrible things are happening and legislators are not concerned. Ohio has some of the weakest animal-welfare laws in the country! Please sign OH residents, and forward!
Wilder Weather Exerts a Stronger Influence on Biodiversity Than Steadily Changing Conditions
Animals  (tags: Biodiversity, Climate, Harm )

- 2986 days ago -
An increase in the variability of local conditions could do more to harm biodiversity than slower shifts in climate, a new study has found.

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