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ACTION ALERT: Division of Scientific Authority: Ban International Trade in Atlantic Bluefin Tuna! PLEASE SIGN !
Environment  (tags: fisheries, bluefin tuna, disappearing, environment, international trade, protection conservtion, legalisation )

- 2813 days ago -
Overfishing has reduced Atlantic bluefin tuna populations by more than 80 percent since industrial fishing practices began and overfishing continues today.
The Case of the Disappearing Bees
Environment  (tags: tragedy, breakdown of ecosystems, pesticides, american bees, honeybees, disappearing, conservation )

- 3028 days ago -
American bees are in trouble. The first large-scale study of bee population numbers and distribution in the U.S. brings bad news for vegetable farmers and honey producers. Not to mention the balance of nature.
ACTION ALERT: Stop Drilling in Chukchi Sea That Could Lead to Polar Bear Extinction! PLEASE TAKE ACTION !
Environment  (tags: polar bears, imperiled, disappearing, habitat, chukchi sea, arctic oceans, protection, environment )

- 3079 days ago -
America's Arctic Ocean is home to polar bears, walrus, seals, whales and many other species already threatened by climate change. Alaska Natives have thrived there for thousands of years, living off the land and seas - it is one of the few places left
As Arctic Ice Retreats North, Alaska Walruses Head for Land
Environment  (tags: diaster, alaska walruses, forced ashore, arctic sea, disappearing, ecosystems )

- 3129 days ago -
In one small North Slope village in Alaska, the winds of climate change smell like walrus. "Oooohh, man," said Point Lay tribal administrator Sophie Henry, describing the odor that wafts into town when a sea breeze hits thousands of blubbery,
Disputed Island Disappears Into Sea
Environment  (tags: globalwarming, rising sea levels, islands, disappearing )

- 3315 days ago -
NEW DELHI -- For nearly 30 years, India and Bangladesh have argued over control of a tiny rock island in the Bay of Bengal. Now, it's gone.
Butterflies, Beetles, and Dragonflies Declining in Europe
Environment  (tags: europe, butterflies, beetles, dragonflies, threatened, disappearing, habitat loss, destruction, humans, nature, environment )

- 3323 days ago -
Habitat loss is having a serious impact on Europe's butterflies, beetles and dragonflies, the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) said today.
Canadian Government Raises Kill Quota for Harp Seal Pups Despite Severe Lack of Ice Habitat
Environment  (tags: canadian government, raised harp seal pup kill quota, cruelty, habitat, ice habitat, disappearing, habitatdestruction )

- 3323 days ago -
Canada's Minister of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) has increased the total allowable catch (TAC) for harp seals in a year when the population is already challenged by a lethal habitat shortage.
Climate Change Will Bring a Silent Spring
Environment  (tags: environment, climate change, deteriorating water, birds, disappearing, silent spring, tragedy, nature, habitatdestruction, conservation, humans )

- 3326 days ago -
Today nearly a third of the 800 bird species in the U.S. are endangered, threatened, or in significant decline. Some of the major factors threatening birds in the U.S. are growing human populations, climate change, and water quality. Worldwide these
Experts Warn Species Loss Is Unnatural
Environment  (tags: biodiversity, extinction, habitat destruction, wildlife, endangered, disappearing )

- 3330 days ago -
FOR the first time since the dinosaurs disappeared, animals and plants are being driven to extinction faster than new species can evolve, an expert on biodiversity has warned. Conservation experts have already signalled that the world is in the grip
ACTION ALERT: Help Protect the American Pika From Global Warming!!
Environment  (tags: pika, environment, conservation, threatened, global warming, climate change, disappearing )

- 3337 days ago -
Earlier this year, federal officials made up their minds: Yes, the American pika was threatened by extreme temperatures caused by climate change--but no, they would not be giving the pika endangered species status.
ACTION ALERT: Tell Japan to Join a Ban on Bluefin Tuna!
Environment  (tags: bluefin tuna, disappearing, threatened, japan, environment, habitat, humans, protection, conservation, endangered, ecosystems )

- 3342 days ago -
The Atlantic Bluefin Tuna is on its way to extinction. The greatly overfished species is collected at four times the legal limit, and the fish are collected from fisheries before they are old enough to reproduce, making for a very unsustainable, but
Fewer Than 50 Wild Tigers Left in China: Conservation Group
Environment  (tags: tigers, china tigers, humans, disappearing, tragedy, habitatdestruction, destruction, wildlife, world, nature )

- 3360 days ago -
LESS than 50 wild tigers remain in China, a conservation group said, voicing hope that the Year of the Tiger would not be the last for the endangered cats. Xie Yan, director of the China program for the US-based Wildlife Conservation Society, said that
Yosemite's Giant Trees Disappear
Environment  (tags: trees, Yosemite National Park, disappearing, forests, globalwarming, habitat, protection )

- 3622 days ago -
The oldest and largest trees within California's world famous Yosemite National Park are disappearing. Climate change appears to be a major cause of the loss. The revelation comes from an analysis of data collected over 60 years by forest ecologists.

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