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Potential Climate Change Side Effect: More Parasites on South American Birds
Animals  (tags: Wildlife, Climate Change, Side Effect, WCS, birds, Argentina, parasites, world )

- 2763 days ago -
A Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) study on nesting birds in Argentina finds that increasing temperatures and rainfall -- both side effects of climate change in some parts of the world -- could be bad for birds of South America,
Oregon Biologists Fear Small Moose Herd May Be Infected With Deadly Parasite
Animals  (tags: moose death, parasites, wildanimals, studies )

- 3017 days ago -
ENTERPRISE -- The mysterious deaths of two moose in Oregon's only herd has biologists gearing up to capture and put radio collars on several more this month in hopes of learning what happened
Our Latest Sad Rescue : Oscar
Animals  (tags: dog, dogs, dog rescue, dog shelter, no kill shelter, no kill shelters, pet shelter, pet rescue, animal shelter, animal rescue, pit bull, pit bulls, mange, parasites )

- 3022 days ago -
Rescue and rehabilitation is our passion. We don't care how long it takes to make an animal strong and healthy. We will keep battling until we succeed, only giving up if the animal is truly suffering.
Birds Evolving to Fight Alien Parasites in Galapagos
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, birds, parasites, evolving, environment, protection, wildlife )

- 3024 days ago -
Unlike Hawaii and other island groups, no native bird has gone extinct in the Galapagos Islands, although some are in danger. But University of Utah biologists found that finches - the birds Darwin studied - have developed antibodies against
Birds Fight Alien Parasites: Darwin's Finches Develop Antibodies to Flies, Pox Virus
Animals  (tags: Darwin, Antibodies, Alien, Parasites )

- 3029 days ago -
Unlike Hawaii and other island groups, no native bird has gone extinct in the Galapagos Islands, although some are in danger.
HALL OF SHAME---Rubber Dodo Rubber Dodo Award for US Real Estate Developer Who Specialises in Unsustainable Development
Animals  (tags: animals, wanton destruction, overdevelopment, habitat destruction, habitat, humans, parasites, profiteering, wildlife, environment, animalwelfare, extinction, endangered, wildanimals, animalrights )

- 3085 days ago -
Land Speculator Michael Winer Wins 2009 Rubber Dodo Award--The Rubber Dodo is awarded each year to the person who has done the most to drive endangered species extinct. The 2007 winner was Interior Secretary Dirk Kempthorne; the 2008 winner was Alaska Gov
Parasite Infects Atlantic Finches
Animals  (tags: animals, birds, finches, parasites, killing, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife )

- 3173 days ago -
Atlantic Canadians are being asked to keep their bird baths and feeders clean to help prevent the spread of a nasty parasite killing off finches.
Minnesota DNR to Unveil Plan to Save Moose
Animals  (tags: DNR, Minnesota, moose, wildanimals, deer.wildlife, parasites )

- 3173 days ago -
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will unveil its species survival plan for moose Tuesday along with a research effort to find out why the animal is declining in the state. Hit hard by parasites and warmer weather, Minnesota's moose
New Research Into Otter Parasites in Somerset
Animals  (tags: animals, otters, parasites, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 3273 days ago -
Somerset Wildlife Trust's otter group is partnering a new project that will study in details the affect on otters of two parasites that are infecting many of these elusive creatures.
Gut Parasites Widespread In Domestic And Wild Animals In Norway
Animals  (tags: parasites, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, wildlife, protection )

- 3352 days ago -
Inger Sofie Hamnes showed in her doctorate that parasites of the groups Cryptosporidium and Giardia are extremely widespread in domestic animals, wild deer species and the red fox in Norway. Genotyping of Giardia isolated from elk, wild reindeer and red
Parasites Threaten Otters
Animals  (tags: California sea otters, parasites, animals, threatened species, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals )

- 3377 days ago -
The food some California sea otters eat might carry deadly parasites that come from cats and opossums, a recent study suggests.
Shark Washes Up in Oregon With Mystery Parasites
Animals  (tags: oregon, marine wildlife, shark, beached, parasites, salom shark )

- 3489 days ago -
SEASIDE, Ore. (AP) -- A shark that washed up on an Oregon beach was covered with unknown parasites. Seaside Aquarium officials say the 4-foot salmon shark that washed up in the Cannon Beach area Wednesday was covered with a dense layer of parasites in
Spring Thaw Exposes Dangers of Dog Doo
Animals  (tags: dogs, feces, pollution, bacteria, parasites, infections, picking up after your dog!, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, pets, protection, habitat )

- 3671 days ago -
The Town of Telluride is about to get very serious about a topic that has been on the minds - and shoes - of many since the spring thaw began. Dog doo. In fact, the preponderance of poop they scooped from their schoolyard prompted 13 pre-tweens to rally
Parasite Killing Endangered Pandas
Animals  (tags: pandas, parasites, animals, disease, killing, endangered, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 3792 days ago -
A new natural enemy is preying upon China's shrinking population of wild pandas, posing a "significant threat" to their survival, researchers say. They are dying of a disease most likely caused by a roundworm called Baylisascaris schroederi
Arctic Leaders Blame Warming for Wolves Suicide
Animals  (tags: global, warming, wolves, norwegian, reindeer, parasites, suicide, inuit )

- 4006 days ago -
Global warming sent marauding wolves into an Alaskan hamlet, killed Norwegian reindeer with unlikely parasites and may even spur suicide among Inuit youth,

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