Wildlife

"Reindeer And Their Nomadic Herders Face Climate Change"

"How is the climate crisis affecting Siberia's last great reindeer herds — and the people who live and move alongside them? Researchers are working to find out."

"Biologist Egor Kirillin is on a special mission. Deep in the Siberian wilderness in the Russian Republic of Sakha, he waits on the Olenjok river until reindeer come thundering into the water.

Source: DW, 08/05/2020

"Almost 3 Billion Animals Affected By Australian Bushfires, Report Shows"

"Nearly 3 billion animals were killed or displaced by Australia’s devastating bushfire season of 2019 and 2020, according to scientists who have revealed for the first time the scale of the impact on the country’s native wildlife."

Source: Guardian, 07/29/2020

Brazilian Amazon Drained Of Millions Of Wild Animals By Criminal Networks

"The Brazilian Amazon is hemorrhaging illegally traded wildlife according to a new report released Monday. Each year, thousands of silver-voiced saffron finches and other songbirds, along with rare macaws and parrots, are captured, trafficked and sold as pets. Some are auctioned as future contestants in songbird contests. Others are exported around the globe."

Source: Mongabay, 07/29/2020

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