wildlife

A Little Sewage for the Queen? Oh My!

How would half a billion tons of raw sewage affect a river? Well, ask around in Great Britain. Last Sunday London received a spot of rain, a little over an inch, and suddenly raw sewage erupted as overflow, dumping feces, condoms, industrial chemicals, and more into the Thames. We’re talking about nearly 500,000 tons of(…)

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A Little Sewage for the Queen? Oh My!

How would half a billion tons of raw sewage affect a river? Well, ask around in Great Britain. Last Sunday London received a spot of rain, a little over an inch, and suddenly raw sewage erupted as overflow, dumping feces, condoms, industrial chemicals, and more into the Thames. We’re talking about nearly 500,000 tons of(…)

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Depressing, isn’t it?

We’ve always been conservationists, and we’ve always spent a great deal outdoors hiking, backpacking, climbing, camping, traveling, you name it. We’ve traveled all through the United States, and someday we hope to see some of the more exotic areas of the planet. But the way things are going, well, there is less and less to(…)

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Better check those suitcases

Let’s hear it for the Thai Customs: acting on a tip, 451 turtles were confiscated from a passenger flight from Bangladesh at Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi airport. Unbelievably, the turtles were stuffed into suitcases. Along with the turtles authorities found 7 freshwater crocodiles.   The low-life scumbag who smuggled the wildlife ran off before being caught. But(…)

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British wildlife benefits from return to ‘traditional’ seasonal weather

This year’s weather may not always have been to everyone’s taste but for British wildlife and plant life, at least, a return to four “traditional” seasons has been good news, conservationists said today. The cold winter, reasonably decent summer and good old-fashioned spring and autumn benefited many kinds of fauna that had suffered through previous(…)

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