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Re: Habitats and ecosystems thread

Postby Pajarita » Fri May 15, 2020 9:58 am

Brazil/Amazonia in big trouble!

Opens 38,000 m2 of indigenous lands to outsiders:
https://news.mongabay.com/2020/05/brazi ... e-77230706

Road project = huge loss of forest:
https://news.mongabay.com/2020/05/amazo ... e-77230706

Deforestation in Brazil increases 13 months in a row:
https://news.mongabay.com/2020/05/amazo ... e-77230706
Pajarita
Norwegian Blue
 
Gender: This parrot forum member is female
Posts: 17038
Location: NE New Jersey
Number of Birds Owned: 30
Types of Birds Owned: Toos, grays, zons, canaries, finches, cardinals, senegals, jardine, redbelly, sun conure, button quail, GCC, PFC, lovebirds
Flight: Yes

Re: Habitats and ecosystems thread

Postby Pajarita » Sat May 16, 2020 8:15 am

Pajarita
Norwegian Blue
 
Gender: This parrot forum member is female
Posts: 17038
Location: NE New Jersey
Number of Birds Owned: 30
Types of Birds Owned: Toos, grays, zons, canaries, finches, cardinals, senegals, jardine, redbelly, sun conure, button quail, GCC, PFC, lovebirds
Flight: Yes

Re: Habitats and ecosystems thread

Postby Pajarita » Mon May 18, 2020 8:59 am

New studies show that tipping point for ecosystems collapse is nearer than thought:

https://news.mongabay.com/2020/05/clima ... e-77230706


Decades of tree data show forests under attack:

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithson ... Q4NzM5MwS2


Sea breeze contains microplastics!

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-ne ... Q4NzM5MwS2
Pajarita
Norwegian Blue
 
Gender: This parrot forum member is female
Posts: 17038
Location: NE New Jersey
Number of Birds Owned: 30
Types of Birds Owned: Toos, grays, zons, canaries, finches, cardinals, senegals, jardine, redbelly, sun conure, button quail, GCC, PFC, lovebirds
Flight: Yes

Re: Habitats and ecosystems thread

Postby Pajarita » Wed May 27, 2020 11:28 am

Study: community/forest enterprises is win-win!

https://news.mongabay.com/2020/05/commu ... 0-77230706


Kichwa innovative approach to rainforest conservation:

https://news.mongabay.com/2020/05/ecuad ... 0-77230706


'Green snow' in Antartica can be seen from space!

https://www.mnn.com/earth-matters/clima ... 1-40378997



Rio Grande (Co) National Forest plan fails!

https://wildearthguardians.org/press-re ... nd-waters/
Pajarita
Norwegian Blue
 
Gender: This parrot forum member is female
Posts: 17038
Location: NE New Jersey
Number of Birds Owned: 30
Types of Birds Owned: Toos, grays, zons, canaries, finches, cardinals, senegals, jardine, redbelly, sun conure, button quail, GCC, PFC, lovebirds
Flight: Yes

Re: Habitats and ecosystems thread

Postby Pajarita » Sat May 30, 2020 9:17 am

Nature may be the antidote to our modern way of life:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/th ... r-BB14EL20


Saving the environment may save the birds (personal note: I don't think that 'may' is the right conjugation, it should be 'will'):

https://www.dailypress.com/opinion/vp-e ... story.html


Consider what's below the canopy (personal note: And I would add 'what is IN the canopy')

https://news.mongabay.com/2020/05/consi ... ommentary/
Pajarita
Norwegian Blue
 
Gender: This parrot forum member is female
Posts: 17038
Location: NE New Jersey
Number of Birds Owned: 30
Types of Birds Owned: Toos, grays, zons, canaries, finches, cardinals, senegals, jardine, redbelly, sun conure, button quail, GCC, PFC, lovebirds
Flight: Yes

Re: Habitats and ecosystems thread

Postby Pajarita » Tue Jun 02, 2020 12:26 pm

Humanity is making trees smaller and die younger:

https://www.zmescience.com/science/huma ... -242789930


Half of Americans breathe dangerously polluted air and climate change is making it worse:

https://www.zmescience.com/science/air- ... -242789930


With the world distracted, Brazil government is destroying indigenous lands in the Amazon

https://www.zmescience.com/ecology/whil ... -242789930
Pajarita
Norwegian Blue
 
Gender: This parrot forum member is female
Posts: 17038
Location: NE New Jersey
Number of Birds Owned: 30
Types of Birds Owned: Toos, grays, zons, canaries, finches, cardinals, senegals, jardine, redbelly, sun conure, button quail, GCC, PFC, lovebirds
Flight: Yes

Re: Habitats and ecosystems thread

Postby Pajarita » Wed Jun 03, 2020 10:14 am

Jane Goodall: Humanity is finished if it fails to adapt after Covid19 (personal note: I LIKE her A LOT! I've never found a single instance when I disagreed with her and this is no exception, I do believe that if we don't change, humanity will become extinct in time)

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/ja ... r-BB14XDLI
Pajarita
Norwegian Blue
 
Gender: This parrot forum member is female
Posts: 17038
Location: NE New Jersey
Number of Birds Owned: 30
Types of Birds Owned: Toos, grays, zons, canaries, finches, cardinals, senegals, jardine, redbelly, sun conure, button quail, GCC, PFC, lovebirds
Flight: Yes

Re: Habitats and ecosystems thread

Postby Pajarita » Sat Jun 06, 2020 10:46 am

2019 is the third worst year in the century for deforestation:

https://www.zmescience.com/science/defo ... -242789930

More on the same: the world lost an area the size of Switzerland of primary rainforest in 2019

https://news.mongabay.com/2020/06/new-d ... 3-77230706


Citing 'economic emergency' Trump Administration directs all agencies to wave all Federal regulations protecting environment, animals, consumers, et. (this will destroy ecosystems and endangered people and animals)

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politics ... r-BB156etR


Amazon deforestation booms amid Covid19:

https://news.mongabay.com/2020/06/amazo ... 3-77230706


Marihuana cultivation whittling away Madagascar 'connected forest'

https://news.mongabay.com/2020/05/marij ... 3-77230706
Pajarita
Norwegian Blue
 
Gender: This parrot forum member is female
Posts: 17038
Location: NE New Jersey
Number of Birds Owned: 30
Types of Birds Owned: Toos, grays, zons, canaries, finches, cardinals, senegals, jardine, redbelly, sun conure, button quail, GCC, PFC, lovebirds
Flight: Yes

Re: Habitats and ecosystems thread

Postby Pajarita » Tue Jun 09, 2020 9:12 am

Mangroves could be gone in 30 years!

https://www.zmescience.com/science/mang ... -242789930
Pajarita
Norwegian Blue
 
Gender: This parrot forum member is female
Posts: 17038
Location: NE New Jersey
Number of Birds Owned: 30
Types of Birds Owned: Toos, grays, zons, canaries, finches, cardinals, senegals, jardine, redbelly, sun conure, button quail, GCC, PFC, lovebirds
Flight: Yes

Re: Habitats and ecosystems thread

Postby Pajarita » Sat Jun 13, 2020 10:36 am

Two links on the same: forget acid rain, we now have plastic rain!

1,000 tons a year!
https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/1000- ... r-BB15mlKw

Enough to make 300 million water bottles:
https://www.zmescience.com/science/tons ... rks-04243/


Brazilian government in court over assault on environment and bid to legitimize invasion of indigenous areas:

https://news.mongabay.com/2020/06/brazi ... d-77230706

https://news.mongabay.com/2020/06/a-bid ... d-77230706


US could supply 90% of electricity in 15 years without costing more:

https://www.zmescience.com/science/us-s ... -242789930



Princeton study on shorebirds finds that not all land is the same when it comes to conservation:

https://environment.princeton.edu/news/ ... -is-equal/
Pajarita
Norwegian Blue
 
Gender: This parrot forum member is female
Posts: 17038
Location: NE New Jersey
Number of Birds Owned: 30
Types of Birds Owned: Toos, grays, zons, canaries, finches, cardinals, senegals, jardine, redbelly, sun conure, button quail, GCC, PFC, lovebirds
Flight: Yes

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