Wolverines in the lower 48 states have an uphill climb on the way to getting federal protections under the Endangered Species Act. But now, this species is getting their day in court.
Posts Categorized: Climate Change
It might be easy to take bees and butterflies for granted when they’re flitting about in your yard, but did you know about 75% of global food crop production is made possible by pollinators?
The Panoche Solar Farm, a 339 mega-watt solar photovoltaic energy facility, would destroy 2,506 acres in the heart of the Panoche Valley, an area home to an immense array of wildlife. For some endangered species in particular, this habitat is their last, best chance for survival. We cannot let this project take that away.
This winter has been one of extremes. Here in the mid-Atlantic, a near-tropical holiday season was followed by a record-setting blizzard, and just this past weekend, practically arctic temperatures put a damper on Valentine’s Day– or at least, probably inspired more people to have their celebrations at home by the fire.
The data is in, and the news isn’t good: 2015 is officially the planet’s hottest year on record. This is bad news for wildlife struggling to adapt to rapid changes, people who’d prefer to avoid horrific tropical diseases, and anyone living near sea level.