September Issue is Out!

Some of the highlights in our September Edition include: Morty's sage advice to Chiyome and flock Zack and Bubbles try to help mom with her spatial challenges The Trump Administration's threat to weaken the Endangered Species Act A new search-a-word A collection of posts from around social media, including everyday heroes doing their part to … Continue reading September Issue is Out!

News on the Wing: September Edition

Check out our September' News on the Wing edition to catch up on bird and wildlife-related happenings over the last few weeks - like the following Art my Fire - @ArtLify “Some birds are not meant to be caged, that's all. Their feathers are too bright, Their songs too sweet and wild. So you let … Continue reading News on the Wing: September Edition

Scientists crack mystery behind shape of bird eggs

Fascinating article from phys.org .  Follow the link here to the website and article. August 23, 2018 , University of Sheffield A centuries-old mystery behind the shape of a bird's egg has been solved by scientists at the University of Sheffield as part of one of the longest-running scientific studies of its kind. https://youtu.be/e-189LIYa0Y The study, … Continue reading Scientists crack mystery behind shape of bird eggs

Origin of the species: where did Darwin’s finches come from? – the guardian.com

Galápagos finches have been the subject of a plethora of evolutionary studies, but where did the first ones come from? When the first of the Galápagos Islands arose from the ocean floor around 3m years ago, they were naked, angry, lava-spewing cones devoid of life. Now, millions of years later, they are alive with some … Continue reading Origin of the species: where did Darwin’s finches come from? – the guardian.com

Don’t blame wildfires on climate change – it’s environmentalists’ fault, says Zinke

From theguardian.com US interior secretary Ryan Zinke blames environmentalists for the devastation in California and calls for an increase in logging  A wildfire burns near Yosemite national park. Photograph: US forest service/Reuters The US interior secretary, Ryan Zinke, has blamed environmentalists for California’s ferocious wildfires and claimed, contrary to scientific research, that climate change had … Continue reading Don’t blame wildfires on climate change – it’s environmentalists’ fault, says Zinke

Toxic ‘red tide’ algae bloom is killing Florida wildlife and menacing tourism

From: theguardian.com - full article here  This year 267 tons of marine life, including thousands of small fish and 72 Goliath groupers, have washed up along 150 miles of the Gulf Coast from the unrelenting bloom With its long, white, sandy beaches, Sanibel Island off the coast of south-western Florida is usually a perfect place for families … Continue reading Toxic ‘red tide’ algae bloom is killing Florida wildlife and menacing tourism