USA: Cats are Killing Machines


The link below is to an article that reports on the incredible number of wildlife deaths attributed to domestic cats.

For more visit:
http://news.mongabay.com/2013/0130-killer-kittens.html

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China: Incredible Pollution in Beijing


The link below is to an article that reports on the pollution problem in Beijing, China.

For more visit:
http://mashable.com/2013/01/14/beijing-air-pollution/

Greenland: Widespread Ice Melt


The links below are to two articles reporting on the incredible ice melt occurring in Greenland at the moment. It would seem to be clear evidence of climate change on a dramatic scale.

For more visit:
– http://grist.org/news/nasa-unprecedented-extraordinary-ice-melt-in-greenland/
– http://www.nasa.gov/topics/earth/features/greenland-melt.html

Article: King of Spain Hunts Elephants While Honorary President of WWF Spain


The link below is to an article reporting on an incredible situation within WWF. The honorary president of WWF Spain, the King of Spain, hunting elephants in Botswana. Clearly not the right person for the role.

For more, visit:
http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/04/16/us-spain-king-idUSBRE83F12S20120416

Texas: Drought Kills 1/2 Bilion Trees


The drought that has been afflicting Texas has led to some incredible losses in the number of trees there. It is one of the worst droughts the state has ever faced in recorded history.

Read more at:
http://news.mongabay.com/2011/1221-hance_texas_trees.html

2011 Review: New Species Still Being Discovered


It seems incredible, that even now, new species of living organisms are still being discovered by science. Perhaps you would be forgiven for thinking that only very small creatures and some plants are all that remains to be discovered. However, there are large organisms being found as well.

In Australia, a new species of dolphin was recorded.

However, it is not all good news, with some species becoming extinct as well.

Read more at:
http://news.mongabay.com/2011/1226-new_species_review_2011.html