LA Is Being Overrun With Mountain Lions
After the mountain lions with GPS collars went to the same spots on a few consecutive nights, it became obvious thatthat they had a prey - often deer, but sometimes also coyotes and raccoons. Then, the scientists examined the site for hunting evidence, usually a carcass.Read more
Animal Lives Saved Because Of...Pokemon 'Go'?
The immense success of the gaming app ‘Pokémon Go’ constantly grows but now there are interesting environmental benefits from the game. Since the game inspires the players to be outside while chasing the virtual creatures, some abandoned real-life animals receive help that way.
Human Pollution Has Finally Reached The Deepest Crevasse On Earth
It is definitely a quite bad news that such chemicals were found in the ocean depths. The concentrations of the PCBs in the collected amphipods from the Mariana Trench were surprisingly high. These levels were 15 times greater than the ones from the Kermadec. On the other side, in the Kermadec Trench the PBDEs concentrations are five times greater than in the Mariana Trench.Read more
Organic Meat Isn't Treated As Humanely As You Think
The American citizens are known to love animals and many households have at least one pet. Industry, however, does not seem to care about the animals at all. The horrifying facts show that billions of farm animals are being held in awful conditions in factory farms. Read more
Did Republicans Really Suggest Eliminating National Parks?
After a meeting of the Republican platform committee it became clear that the party thinks about immediate disposal of the national public parks and forests. Obviously, Republicans do not treat these territories as national treasures.Read more
According to the adopted language the Congress need to urgently pass the universal legislation which will provide an adequate mechanism to make the federal government convey certain public lands to the states.
Fracking Accident Causes Oil Tanks To Explode, Residents To Evacuate From Homes
A terrible fire broke out in a large oilfield. The ecological disaster happened in the Indian reservation lands of Northwest New Mexico.36 oil and gas tanks broke into fire. This led to a horrifying chain reaction of numerous explosions. Because of the fire a major highway had to be closed and 55 residents of the area had to be evacuated from their homes.Read more
It was announced that the fire started in San Juan County at a fracking site.
Invasions of New Guinea Flatworms Struck South Florida
Biologists found that numerous invasive New Guinea flatworm sappeared in a few regions of South Florida for a period of the last 14 months. This is a quite concerning finding since these worms could obliterate the native soil invertebrates. This type of warm could also be a potential threat to humans.
Disease Kills Thousands Of Fish And Closes Yellowstone River
Due to a fast acting fish kill, Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks has elected to close 183 miles of Yellowstone River to all water-based recreation. This is the largest closure in state history. All fishing, wading, floating, tubing and boating in the closed region of the river is strictly forbidden.Read more