SIERRA CLUB — WARMING LAKES WORLDWIDE COULD MEAN MORE TOXIC ALGAL BLOOMS — PLANET EARTH IN BLACK AND WHITE group

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Contest — Reflections on Water

A new study of algal bloom activity in dozens of freshwater lakes around the world provides an answer: For the past 30 years, lakes nearly everywhere have been experiencing more frequent and severe toxic algal blooms—and a changing climate is one reason why.

Researchers at the Carnegie Institution for Science used satellite data collected over the past three decades to examine large freshwater lakes across six continents. They searched through more than 72 billion data points to identify statistically significant patterns in algal bloom intensity and found that the severity of algal blooms has increased in over two-thirds of the 71 large lakes studied across 33 countries

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BOKEH PHOTOGRAPHY — PLANET EARTH FLOWERS group

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PLANET EARTH FLOWERS has over 2,000 members and over 88,000 photos and videos.

Contest — Bees on Flowers

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SIERRA CLUB — NEW ZEALAND — Māui and Hector’s dolphin proposals not fit for extinction crisis world’s rarest dolphin species — CANYON WREN — PLANET EARTH BIRD WORLD group

SIERRA CLUB NEW ZEALAND

Māui and Hector’s dolphin proposals

not fit for extinction crisis.  

We must ban all gill netting and trawling from Māui habitat out to 100 metres immediately, but why aren’t the same protections being offered for Hector’s dolphins?  We know they are dying by the dozen in fishing nets but there is no equivalent proposal to stop those methods in Hector’s habitat.

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CANYON WREN

SCIENTIFIC NAME: Catherpes mexicanus 
POPULATION: 310,000
TREND: Stable 
HABITAT: Rocky outcrops, cliffs, and canyons.

Male Canyon Wrens songs are composed of clear, descending notes – almost sounding as if the bird is tumbling headfirst into a chasm. Chances are good that a Canyon Wren that’s singing persistently and acting territorial is a male. The female sings much less frequently, usually in response to a male’s song; her song is buzzy and ascending.

Many think this species’ tumbling, echoing notes form one of the West’s most beautiful bird songs. Both males and females sing, although their tunes sound a bit different.

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CHESTNUT-SIDED WARBLER at Fort De Soto Park, Saint Petersburg, Florida

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BIRD OF THE WEEK — YELLOW-EARED PARROT — PLANET EARTH BIRD WORLD group

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PLANET EARTH BIRD WORLD has over 1,500 members and over 110,000 photo and videos. 

BIRD OF THE WEEK

YELLOW-EARED PARROT

SCIENTIFIC NAME: Ognorhynchus icterotis
POPULATION: ~ 4,251 Individuals
IUCN STATUS: Endangered
TREND: Increasing
HABITAT: Humid montane and elfin forest and adjacent partially cleared terrain; favors areas with wax palms.

The colorful, elusive Yellow-eared Parrot was considered by many to be a lost species until April 1999, when a group of researchers sponsored by ABC and Fundación Loro Parque discovered a group of 81 in the misty heights of the Colombian Andes.

Since this rediscovery, Yellow-eared Parrot numbers have rebounded due to intensive conservation, but like the Fuertes’s Parrot and Santa Marta Parakeet, this bird remains one of the most threatened parrot species in Colombia.

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Am I beautiful?

Hard to compare with the beauty of Pierre the PAINTED BUNTING, Lakeland, Florida

Sunday Photo Magazine — 10/27/2019

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Right now, the New Zealand bottom trawling fleet is setting out for yet another season of destruction. Each year, out of sight, the NZ fishing fleet go on the hunt for orange roughy using one of the most destructive forms of fishing ever devised. They have to be stopped, and one of the first things we need to do is make people aware of what’s really going on out there.

New Zealand trawl fleet to continue destruction of deep-sea ecosystems 
in South Pacific on the high seas.

New Zealand and Australia to adopt a deeply flawed regulation that will allow continued degradation and destruction of biologically rich and diverse ecosystems in the deep-sea from the Louisville Ridge in the western central South Pacific all the way across to the Tasman Sea.

We’ve stopped environmental crimes in the past and held companies to account. Together in our thousands, we’re forcing change and seeing results.

More and more people are saying ‘no’ to trashing the oceans, forests and climate – and standing up to protect our air, land and water from pollution.

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