Dramatic blooms of algae are choking the Chesapeake Bay and killing crabs and fish.
Things related to the web of life; ecology; wildlife; endangered species
"Dozens of gray whales have been found dead along the U.S. West Coast in recent weeks and some scientists believe the cause lies far to the north, in the heated-up Arctic waters off Alaska."
"For many Americans, the first step to helping to save a million plant and animal species from being wiped out starts at the front porch."
Coal companies got Trump's Interior Department and West Virginia officials to reverse endangered wildlife protections that had closed mines.
"Climate change and rising sea levels eventually may wipe out one of the world’s last and largest tiger strongholds, scientists warned in a new study."
"The world's most comprehensive, and damning, report on the state of nature will be released on Monday in Paris. The UN's Global Assessment will highlight the distressing impact that humanity is having on the natural world."
Earlier this week, a scientist in the San Juan Islands tweeted: “Best day ever." What triggered her joy? Sea stars. Hundreds of healthy, colorful sea stars."
Washington, D.C.’s long-neglected Anacostia River bears both tragedy and beauty. And author Krista Schlyer plumbs its depths in her most recent book, “River of Redemption.” In this Between the Lines, she speaks of her connection to the urban waterway, as well as her latest reporting on the environmental impact of the border wall.