Africa: Sahara Desert Wildlife


The link below is to an article reporting on the decline of large animals in the Sahara Desert region of Africa.

For more visit:
http://news.mongabay.com/2013/1203-hance-sahara-big-animal-crisis.html

Birds: Decline in Numbers Due to Noise Pollution


The link below is to an article that reports on the decline of city birds, due to noise pollution.

For more visit:
http://newswatch.nationalgeographic.com/2013/03/14/scientists-link-urban-noise-to-decline-in-city-songbirds/

Article: The Indian Myna and Australia’s Native Bird Decline


The link below is to an article that reports on the impact of the Indian Myna on Australian native birds.

For more visit:
http://www.australiangeographic.com.au/journal/indian-myna-driving-decline-in-many-native-birds.htm

China: The Yangtze Finless Porpoise in Decline


The link below is to an article that reports on the decline of the Yangtze Finless Porpoise.

For more visit:
http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2012/sep/07/yangtze-finless-porpoise-china

Tasmania: Ocean Warming is Happening


According to a recent report ocean warming is happening off the east coast of Tasmania. The consequences of such warming includes the decline of important kelp forests, fish distribution and changes in fish habitats, and a growing population of destructive sea urchins.

For more visit:
http://www2.utas.edu.au/tools/recent-news/news/cascade-of-climate-change

 

Overfishing: Predator Fish Decline has Led to Surge in Smaller Fish


The following link is to an article on what may at first appearance seem not a major issue. However, upon further consideration, the surge of smaller fish populations around the world due to a decline in larger predator fish species and sharks has growing complications for our oceans.

For more visit:
http://www.bemoreeco.com/2011/03/05/how-the-demise-of-the-shark-has-led-to-our-oceans-becoming-packed-with-sardines/