1-You can go to this website link and find out events near you. 2-Also, join the campaign against single use plastic this week. You can carry reusable utensils and some sturdy plastic bags. You can ask restaurants to not offer plastic straws. LINK 3-Further, you can oppose the proposed Farm Bill, HR […]
You can go here for a sample script to use in calling your your US Representative asking them to oppose HR 2 : https://act.biologicaldiversity.org/onlineactions/9xU-0dnmB0as7zZLLSYE7Q2?sourceID=1004352&utm_source=ad&utm_medium=website&utm_campaign=currentalerts Here are more details from Center for Biological Diversity: Sick Joke’: House Agriculture Committee Advances Farm Bill Attacking Environment, Endangered Species The House Agriculture Committee passed H.R. 2, the 2018 Farm Bill, […]
Why are big, insect-eating birds disappearing? Maybe we’re running low on bugs.
E.O.wilson writes that we need field biologists and protected reserves for about one half of the earth. www.nytimes.com/2018/03/03/opinion/sunday/species-conservation-extinction.html?action=click&pgtype=Homepage&clickSource=story-heading&module=opinion-c-col-left-region®ion=opinion-c-col-left-region&WT.nav=opinion-c-col-left-region
Parasites are important in keeping a balance among different life forms and in processing dead creatures into food for other creatures. Parasites comprise 80 % of the food web, and the majority of the biomass. One third of parasites could go extinct due to climate change. For an example, parasites cause crickets to jump into streams […]
Giant pikeminnows, Florida panthers, piping plovers, and Kirtland’s warblers have been nursed back to healthy populations due to protection under the Endangered Species Act and due to people studying them, suing to protect them, and organizing to pressure government to protect them. https://www.abqjournal.com/1043925/endangered-species-need-our-help.html
Find endangred species events near you. Find books and films about wildlife. I like the film “Damnation” about people organizing to save rivers and their wildlife. Link