Death of 1 Million Seabirds Tied to Massive ‘Blob’ of Hot Water in the Pacific

Great article. "An expanse of uncommonly warm seawater in the Pacific Ocean created by a marine heatwave led to a mass die-off of one million seabirds. The heatwave began in 2013 and grew stronger between 2015-2016 due to El Niño. It created a patch of much warmer seawater in the northeastern Pacific that stretched for 1,000 … Continue reading Death of 1 Million Seabirds Tied to Massive ‘Blob’ of Hot Water in the Pacific

Feral cats adding to the bushfire tragedy

I love domesticated cats who live inside as necessary to my life. But cats are remarkably efficient predators when allowed to run free. Bird lovers often hate cats with a passion for that very reason. And it's a sound reason for keeping pet cats indoors. What's happening now is that feral cats are heading into … Continue reading Feral cats adding to the bushfire tragedy