Thursday, 7 March 2013

Will You Help to Protect the Sage Grouse?

Dear Larry,

It is like nothing you've ever seen before.

This charismatic, five pound bird, with a spikey tail and a plump, brownish-gray body struts, swishes, pops and whistles. He puffs out sacs from his incredible white chest and erects his head back and forth in a beautiful dance trying to attract a mate.

You’re seeing the Greater Sage-grouse and he is performing a ritual that has gone on for centuries, a ritual that could be lost forever,  if we don't act now

US ‘State Department’ Keystone XL Report Actually Written By TransCanada Contractor

a beacon in the smog

The State Department’s “don’t worry” environmental impact statement for the proposed Keystone XL tarsands pipeline, released late Friday afternoon, was written not by government officials but by... Full story here.

PLT: This needs to be called what it is. Fraud. 

Please also read: The Unsung Victims of the XL Pipeline, here.

Measuring ecosystem disruption caused by marine heatwaves

 Nature Above, healthy bull kelp. Below, bull kelp degraded by a marine heatwave. DeWikiMan Marine heatwaves can displace therma...