International Tiger Day: Find out what you can do to help the conservation of tigers — Life & Soul Magazine

Today [Thursday 29 July 2021] is officially International Tiger Day. The annual event, held by the WWF, aims to raise awareness of tiger conservation. From the world’s largest mangrove forests in the Sundarbans, to the snowy mountains in Northeast China and Russia, protecting wild tigers and their natural homes provides benefits for thousands of species […]

International Tiger Day: Find out what you can do to help the conservation of tigers — Life & Soul Magazine

‘I Will Cry When I Deliver That Last Yogurt.’ Small Ranch Owners Are Selling Their Herds For Lack of Water — TIME

Gail Ansley delivered her final batch of homemade Picabo Desert Farm goat yogurt to Atkinson’s Market in Hailey, ID two weeks ago. As usual, each 16-oz unit of rich, creamy goat’s milk yogurt was packaged in a plain plastic container with a simple disclaimer stuck to the lid: “We know this label isn’t Chic, but…

‘I Will Cry When I Deliver That Last Yogurt.’ Small Ranch Owners Are Selling Their Herds For Lack of Water — TIME

Welcome to American Oystercatcher Chicks DY & DZ — SIB

U5 and Family – Mark Andrews Our American Oystercatcher chicks have flown the Nesting Area! One of the oystercatcher parents was U5, a bird that has frequented the Captain Sams Inlet for many years. Just before they could fly, they were banded to allow us to follow their progress and to contribute to what science […]

Welcome to American Oystercatcher Chicks DY & DZ — SIB

The Floating Roost Trial: A novel solution to losses in migratory shorebird habitat, with Chris Purnell of Birdlife Australia. Zoom Evening Meeting reminder, Tuesday, 6 July, 7:30 p.m. — SANTA MONICA BAY AUDUBON SOCIETY BLOG

Appropriate high tide roosts (resting areas) are necessary to help migratory shorebirds maintain a positive energy balance while making journeys of over 10,000 km to and from breeding grounds.

The Floating Roost Trial: A novel solution to losses in migratory shorebird habitat, with Chris Purnell of Birdlife Australia. Zoom Evening Meeting reminder, Tuesday, 6 July, 7:30 p.m. — SANTA MONICA BAY AUDUBON SOCIETY BLOG

Sea otters off California’s coast helping to keep marine forests in balance — Life & Soul Magazine

Sea otters are helping to keep marine forests off California’s coast healthy and in balance by keeping the seaweed-loving urchins in check, a recent study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences shows. Urchins bred rapidly after a disease wiped out their main predator, the sunflower sea star, and are overgrazing on nutrient-rich […]

Sea otters off California’s coast helping to keep marine forests in balance — Life & Soul Magazine

Trees are dying of thirst in the Western #drought – here’s what’s going on inside their veins — The Conversation — Coyote Gulch

Juniper trees, common in Arizona’s Prescott National Forest, have been dying with the drought.Benjamin Roe/USDA Forest Service via APDaniel Johnson, University of Georgia and Raquel Partelli Feltrin, University of British Columbia Like humans, trees need water to survive on hot, dry days, and they can survive for only short times under extreme heat and dry…

Trees are dying of thirst in the Western #drought – here’s what’s going on inside their veins — The Conversation — Coyote Gulch

BLM to investigate claims wild horses are adopted and sold for slaughter — Tuesday’s Horse

E&E News reported that the Bureau of Land Management acknowledged for the first time today (June 30, 2021) that it is conducting an internal investigation into allegations that some wild horses and burros adopted into private care through a popular program have ended up at auctions for slaughter. Nada Culver, BLM’s deputy director of policy […]

BLM to investigate claims wild horses are adopted and sold for slaughter — Tuesday’s Horse