Saturday, 17 October 2015

The US Government Says Billions of Animals Died From the BP Gulf Disaster


One of the lucky ones. A turtle rescued  from the Gulf and nursed back to health. Photo credit-New England Aquarium. 
Tens of thousands of dead birds. More than 170,000 turtles. A billion newly hatched fish — and maybe as many as 8 billion oysters.That's the federal government's estimated toll on wildlife from the undersea blowout.....Story here.

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Could a million freshwater turtles help clean up some of Australia's polluted rivers? A team of scientists believes, they could!

by Larry Powell The freshwater turtle, Emydura macquarii. Credit: Claudia Santori. For well over a century,  invasive fresh...