"The Trump administration on Monday proposed allowing companies searching for oil and gas deposits in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to disrupt polar bears living there."
Things related to the web of life; ecology; wildlife; endangered species
"On a bright November morning, the writer and photographer Ben Raines launches his fishing boat into Mobile Bay, the city's skyline visible in the distance."
"In an unusual experiment, a coral reef in Mexico is now insured against hurricanes. A team of locals known as “the Brigade” rushed to repair the devastated corals, piece by piece."
"A decade a"go, the international community pledged to protect 10% of the ocean by the end of 2020, under the auspices of the U.N. Convention on Biological Diversity."
"President Trump’s quest to build as much of his border wall as possible before leaving office is newly angering landowners and authorities in the American southwest."
"The Bureau of Land Management announced on Thursday that the administration plans to hold an oil leasing sale for the refuge on Jan. 6."
"Climate change, voracious beetles and disease are imperiling the long-term survival of a high-elevation pine tree that’s a key source of food for some grizzly bears and found across the West, U.S. officials said Tuesday."
"Wall is going up in four sections in Arizona’s mountain ranges spanning the US-Mexico border where the cats had reappeared".
"The tiny freeloaders may be considered disgusting by many but new research shows they are crucial in shaping ecosystems".
"Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon topped 11,000 square kilometers for the first time since 2008 reports the Brazilian government."