Wednesday, 18 October 2017

Warning of 'ecological Armageddon' after dramatic plunge in insect numbers

theguardian
Three-quarters of flying insects in nature reserves across Germany have vanished in 25 years, with serious implications for all life on Earth, scientists say. Story here.

A purple martin with a dragonfly. 
PinP photo.

Wildfire forces evacuation of southwestern Saskatchewan communities

CBCnews
Evacuation orders have been issued for towns of Leader, Burstall and Liebenthal. Story here.



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