Highlights from this month’s issue of News On The Wing include:
- #CITESCoP18 highlights
- The Trump Administration’s proposed changes to the #EndangeredSpeciesAct
- Fires in the Amazon Rainforest
- Updates & initiatives from global wildlife organizations
- Wildlife, Forests and Marine Conservation issues
Here’s a snippet of what you’ll find in this month’s edition.
Audubon Society – @audubonsociety
These images from the Audubon Photography Awards captured birds in breathtaking scenes and fascinating behaviors. Have you seen all 100? ow.ly/kt5w30p9Iay
Marium became an internet hit as people marveled over videos of her being cared for by scientists in Thailand. An autopsy revealed plastic pieces in her intestines.(Image credit: Sirachai Arunrugstichai/AP)
via Marium, The Dugong That Charmed Thailand, Dies After Ingesting Plastic — World : NPR
What is Project 366? Read more here! After seeing plenty of Wood Bison at a distance dotting pastures, fields and forest edges I imagined that the day I would get close and personal with the largest terrestrial animal in the americas would be along a remote trail far away from human civilization. Well I could […]
via Project 366 – Post No. 140 – The eye of the Wood Bison — The Birds are Calling
For our August selection, we’ve chosen The Wilden Marsh Blog. This blog showcases and champions the wildlife and natural environment of the Lower Stout Valley of Worcestershire England. Blogger Michael Griffiths provides stunning photographs and compelling descriptions of the daily happenings of the varied and beautiful Marsh residents. Check our The Wilden Marsh Blog!
Below is a recent post:
My mole! The post My Mole! appeared first on The Wilden Marsh Blog.
via My Mole! — The Wilden Marsh Blog
This month’s edition of News On The Wing brings together a wide-ranging roundup of wildlife and environmental conservation and protection, gardening tips, and of course some cute animal photos. Grab a coffee, sit back, and catch up on what’s been happening in the world of wildlife and nature.
Here’s a sneak peak:
From the Audubon Society – @audubonsociety
There are 300 million fewer seabirds today than there were in 1950. Species such as Atlantic Puffins rely on fish to survive, but they often can’t find enough to eat. Stand up for the Forage Fish Conservation Act today:
Pew Environment – @pewenvironment
Baby shark! This rare NOAA footage shows a catshark embryo wiggling inside its egg case, attached to coral off Puerto Rico. #sharkweek
Watch the baby shark embryo video here.
An ingenious marketing campaign that pairs human population growth and wildlife extinction!
Center for Bio Div – @CenterForBioDiv
Our Endangered Species Condoms offer a fun, unique way to get people talking about the link between human population growth and the wildlife extinction crisis. Learn more:
Watch the video here – video
Say hello to Brian the Badger (Meles Meles) Despite being rarely seen during daylight hours ,Badgers are easily recognisable and widespread on the British mainland. The low set animal has a solid frame , black and white striped face with grey body hair and a lighter underside.With an average weight of 15 kg the Badger has […]
via Meet the Model – Brian the Badger — Wildonline.blog
Our June 2019 edition of News on the Wing provides a broad ranging recap of issues, events and just plain wildlife cuteness overload found across social media over the last month.
Head on over and catch up on the wildlife and environmental issues that captured ours (and likely yours as well) attention recently.
This world we all share is beautiful and fragile. The Roost Online strives to bring you issues and stories of nature’s struggles and triumphs.