Wildlife overpasses work — let’s build more

https://www.thedrive.com/news/37792/cameras-show-utahs-i-80-wildlife-overpass-is-working-now-lets-build-more-of-them Cameras Show Utah's I-80 Wildlife Overpass Is Working. Now Let's Build More of Them Great photos proving that all shapes and sizes of critters use the overpass if you click thru to the article. https://www.thedrive.com/news/37792/cameras-show-utahs-i-80-wildlife-overpass-is-working-now-lets-build-more-of-them More animals in the wild and fewer collisions with motorists. Sounds like a win-win. By Jerry Perez November 24, … Continue reading Wildlife overpasses work — let’s build more

Most of Florida’s coral reefs already dead

This is one of the worse hit areas but others, world-wide, are not in much better shape. And why should we care? Because shallow water reefs provide food and shelter-filled homes for smaller fish that, in turn, feed the bigger fish we are increasingly relying on for our own food. https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/nov/18/coral-reefs-florida-dire-outlook 'Dire outlook': scientists say … Continue reading Most of Florida’s coral reefs already dead

Plastic waste still a threat to marine life

Other threats -- warming of ocean waters, changing of the currents, reduction of food in the ocean due to overfishing -- are equal (or greater) risks to ocean animals, but plastic is still a big risk and something individuals can do something about. These Items in Your Home Are Harming America’s Sea Animals A new … Continue reading Plastic waste still a threat to marine life

A generational divide on whether the climate is a crisis

This article strikes me as incredibly sad. I'm known among my friends for being environmentally conscious, but that status should not be rare in my generation or those above age 30. But, unfortunately, I think this article paints an accurate portrait of the vast gulf in level of concern between the young who will be … Continue reading A generational divide on whether the climate is a crisis

California fires’ carbon dioxide effect are HUGE — a must read

Washington Post puts out sterling daily emails on the environment and climate change. This is a particularly scary one.  By Dino Grandoniwith Alexandra Ellerbeck EmailCalifornia's fires are putting a huge amount of carbon dioxide into the airCalifornia’s unprecedented wildfires, driven by man-made climate change, are pumping the atmosphere with tens of millions of tons of carbon dioxide that … Continue reading California fires’ carbon dioxide effect are HUGE — a must read

When the facts change, the rules change — caps on recyclable bottles

https://smartnews.link/w/d8y1 Why you’re now supposed to leave the cap on when recycling One recycling myth we can clear up right now. byRuthie Darling•3 days ago The rules surrounding recycling are confusing, and seem like they’re constantly changing. In a 2014 online poll by the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries and Earth911, 65% of respondents said they didn’t … Continue reading When the facts change, the rules change — caps on recyclable bottles