sciencealert.comNearly 1,500 Scientists Urge Congress to Uphold The Endangered Species ActNearly 1,500 scientists are calling on Congress to uphold the scientific foundations of the Endangered Species Act – an environmental law which has faced numerous attacks from GOP lawmakers who consider the policy federal overreach.2
independent.co.ukFive plants and animals utterly confused by climate changeEvery year, as the seasons change, a complex ballet unfolds around the world. Trees in the northern hemisphere leaf out in the spring as frost recedes. Caterpillars hatch to gorge on leaves. Bees and butterflies emerge to pollinate flowers. Birds leave the southern hemisphere and fly thousands of miles to lay eggs and feast on insects in the north. All of these species stay in sync with each other by relying on environmental cues, much as ballet dancers move to orchestral music.
aluxurytravelblog.com5 travellers who should visit Madagascar - A Luxury Travel BlogMadagascar – the fourth largest island in the world – is an absolute must-see for those wanting to experience a destination which is, without exaggeration, completely unlike any other. 160 million years ago, as the Gondwana supercontinent broke up, Madagascar lost physical contact with Africa but remained close, while Antarctica, Australia, and India drifted far …1
video.nationalgeographic.comWhat's Driving Tigers Toward Extinction?With fewer than 4,000 of these iconic animals in the wild today, tiger populations have been in a rapid decline over the past century. These already endangered big cats are being driven towards extinction, as demand for tiger products continue. Learn how traditional Chinese medicine, tiger bone wine, and even selfies are complicit in this destruction. For more on tiger conservation and the latest conservation news, check out National Geographic's Wildlife Watch.