Whale Track: Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Trust call on public to report sightings — Life & Soul Magazine

The Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Trust is calling on the public to record their at-sea excursions and sightings of whales, dolphins, porpoises and endangered basking sharks off Scotland’s west coast in an effort to boost monitoring efforts and strengthen understanding of the coronavirus lockdown’s impact on marine life. With wildlife around the world taking advantage […]

Whale Track: Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Trust call on public to report sightings — Life & Soul Magazine

Wildlife reclaiming Yosemite National Park amid coronavirus closure — KTLA

Yosemite Village is normally a crush of humanity and traffic congestion. On Saturday, it was peaceful like few times before — the only sounds coming from the wind and the few local residents. On March 20, the national park was closed to prevent the spread of the coronavirus — leaving the 7.5-mile-long valley to only…

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In Thailand, Growing Concern For Elephants As Coronavirus Pummels Tourism — News : NPR

Thailand has nearly 3,800 domesticated elephants, most kept in camps. There are fears that many will suffer during what is expected to be a time of prolonged severe economic hardship.(Image credit: Lillian Suwanrumpha/AFP via Getty Images)

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“Lives” are the Wrong Measure — Philosophy News

When thinking about triage situations, it’s common for people to assume that saving lives (as many of them as possible) should be our moral goal. But this is wrong, for the straightforward reason that some deaths are vastly more tragic than others.It’s worth bearing in mind that lives can’t be saved, but only extended. So “saving lives”…

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Rural Towns Insulated From Coronavirus Now May Take A Harder Hit Later — News : NPR

The coronavirus will likely take longer to reach remote rural communities but may be more devastating. Though there may not be public transit or big crowds, rural areas are vulnerable in other ways.(Image credit: Dean Conger/Corbis via Getty Images)

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