Something is killing gray whales | Los Angeles Times — SANTA MONICA BAY AUDUBON SOCIETY BLOG

The bodies of California gray whales began washing up along the protected inlets of Baja, where gray whales come every spring to nurse their young and mate.

Something is killing gray whales | Los Angeles Times — SANTA MONICA BAY AUDUBON SOCIETY BLOG

BLM announces additional protective steps for wild horse and burro adoptions — Tuesday’s Horse

BLM PRESS RELEASE The Bureau of Land Management on Monday announced additional steps it will take to secure the health and safety of adopted wild horses and burros through the Wild Horse and Burro Adoption Incentive Program. “We are committed to the health and safety of adopted wild horses and burros,” said BLM Deputy Director for […]

BLM announces additional protective steps for wild horse and burro adoptions — Tuesday’s Horse

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
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