In scouring the internet for news items, we stumbled across two indications of progress: It appears that jaguars have been successfully reintroduced to Ibera Park, an Argentine wetland. 70 years after they went extinct in that area. In a joint statement obtained by Zenger News on Thursday, Tompkins Conservation and […]
Regions and Countries: biodiversity
An outside observer might be forgiven for thinking that our biggest, and maybe even our only environmental problem is climate change. While we agree that human caused climate change is indeed a huge problem looming on the horizon (and for many, far closer even than that), we dare not ignore […]
Doubtless you were as dismayed as we were to learn a few days ago that the beautiful, magnificent, harmless monarch butterfly has joined thousands of other insect species on the endangered species list: WASHINGTON (AP) — The monarch butterfly fluttered a step closer to extinction Thursday, as scientists put the […]
The numbers are starting to come in on how we did environmentally in 2020… On the good news side of the ledger, global carbon emissions appear to have fallen by 7%, which is a record. Let us not, of course, lose sight of the fact that this reduction came at […]
Science and faith working together is a major theme for us all the time, but seems to be even more prominent this month. The ever-prolific Bob Sluka has coauthored a paper this month that explores yet another aspect of the relationship between scientists and faith communities. According to Bob, This […]
LWCCN’s Dave Bookless was one of the keynote speakers at a Season of Creation webinar recently addressing the vital topic of biodiversity. This is worth listening to! Check the video link and PDFs of two of the main talks in the main article.