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Rep. Adam Schiff to Introduce Orca Responsibility and Care Advancement Act

SeaWorld has been blamed for torturing, and drugging pod of interbred orcas, but now, new rule may finally put a ban on keeping orcas in legal captivity. Recently Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) announced that he will introduce the Orca Responsibility and Care Advancement (ORCA) Act that would free... read more

Wildlife Authorities Close Rock Crab Fishery in California

Just few days after warning of dangerous levels of neurotoxin linked with massive algae bloom off west coast, Wildlife authorities have closed the rock crab fishery for most of California. It has been reported that the state Fish and Game Commission voted 3-0 on the Dungeness delay and the rock... read more

New Study links cod collapse to rapid warming of ocean waters

Cods were considered as the strongest point of New England’s fisheries and important species in the Gulf of Maine ecosystem. But its current condition is quite pessimistic, as it is on the verge of collapse. A new report has linked the cod collapse with the warming of oceans.

As per... read more

Electric Eels Curl Their Bodies to Double Shock Voltage they Deliver on their Meal

You will be surprised to know the amazing capability of electric eels to bend their bodies like horseshoe-like shape to double the voltage of their shock. Though, the electric eels are not the most handsome underwater creatures around but nature has gifted their serpentine-like bodies with... read more

Drought making harder for winter-run Chinook salmon to recover

It seems that drought is making things tougher for the winter-run Chinook salmon to recover. It has been said so as the number of young salmons moving downstream from their Sacramento River spawning grounds is lower even from last year.

Mention of last year is done because that time, a... read more

It is known that population of iconic monarch butterfly has drastically fallen over the period of past few years. The monarch butterfly has an annual migration period and could be seen in seasons of spring, summer, and fall, fly all over. Locals of Crockett County along with several butterfly gardeners are making every possible effort to help the butterflies re-populate.  Population of the monarch butterfly has dropped almost 96% over the past few decades. Butterfly lover and gardeners are customizing their

It is known that population of iconic monarch butterfly has drastically fallen over the period of past few years. The monarch butterfly has an annual migration period and could be seen in seasons of spring, summer, and fall, fly all over. Locals of Crockett County along with several butterfly... read more

Oxybenzone causing damage to coral reefs around the world

Oxybenzone commonly used in sunscreen lotions and other products has been found to be having extremely damaging effects on the coral reefs around the world. The chemical not only damages living coral reefs, but it also leads to DNA damage in adults and affects DNA in larval coral.

The... read more

Snow Leopards at Risk of Extinction Due to Climate Change

Climate change has already proved that it is not going to forgive anyone. World is becoming a hotter place, and a number of species around the world are on the verge of extinction. Melting ice is forcing polar bears to look for new and suitable places, while coral reefs are becoming white. It’s... read more

Protection of Earth Is Very Important As No Other Planet Is Habitable: Dalai Lama

The 14th Dalai Lama a Tibetan spiritual leader, during a conference talked about the protection of the earth and asked his followers to spread awareness amongst people about the importance of protection the planet earth.

The 80-year-old spiritual leader also said that it if no major steps... read more

Los Angeles Council legalizes Urban Beekeeping

Los Angeles council on Wednesday overturned a ban on urban beekeeping and approved backyard beekeeping law. Apart from overturning the ban dating to 1879, the city council made clear that concerns like urban beekeeping may bring aggressive Africanized hives are pointless.

Before the... read more

It seems good to hear that the Sonoran Desert Tortoise, found primarily in Arizona, are no longer listed endangered or threatened species under the Endangered Species Act. On October 5, 2015, the United States Fish and Wildlife Service declared that eels will not be listed under the Endangered... read more

Mob spotted Stranded Melon-headed Whale near West Gulf Shores

Mob crowded at a beach in west Gulf Shores Tuesday morning to see a stranded melon-headed whale that was several yards away from shore.

It was strange to see the whale at a certain distance from the shore as it is an off-shore species, said marine specialists.

Noel Wingers, marine... read more

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