wetlands & marine life
Dolphins, Whales and Seals
Millennia of Marine Destruction
Science recently documented 19 researchers who have found significant
proof that marine destruction by man, even from thousands of years
in the past has contributed to today's crisis in coastal ecology
Coral Reefs Wiped Out by 2050
Association for the Advancement of Science conference were recently
told that nearly all the world's coral reefs will be dead in 50
named named as the culprit for distorting figures on world fish stocks.
fish numbers now believed to be much lower than previously thought.
bears facing extinction
The ice covering
the arctic ocean has reduced by 40% in the past 40 years. Polar
bears are now under increasing threat as warming is set to continue
is Running Out for Sea Life - Ongoing report updates
of fish and sea mammals continue to decline at an alarming rate
Extinction Threat to Amphibians
A new form of
fungus could partly explain the dramatic decline in all amphibian
species throughout the world... PLUS Common weedkiller is changing
the gender of frogs
World's Oceans are Dying ...
was once said that the only man-created structure you could see
from space was the Great Wall of China. Now all that has changed.
Today, from the International Space Station, you will be able to
spot at least two man-made disasters. A shrunken, dry Aral Sea full
of toxins. And thousands of square miles of dead coral across The
Great Barrier Reef. Could the GGL help to stop this?
Visit the GGL Site at VeggieGlobal.com
the Seal Hunt
our report on the seal hunts and help stop seal hunting by visiting
organisations at the end of the story.
Spills: Exon Valdez - Erica - Prestige
Brief reports and updates on a selection
of the worst oil tanker spills in recent history.
Clogged By Invisible Pollution
overfishing, microscopic litter is also to blame for the decline
in ocean life.
Aral Sea Story (plus the Black Sea and The Dead Sea)...
Aral Sea story and other inland sea news updates
- The Fertile Crescent...
way Iraq finally settles towards a new-found peaceful existence,
it is hoped that urgent attention is taken to restore a huge area
of land that has been subject to one of the world's worst and deliberate
Home Ratty - Water Vole Update
UK summer of 2001 we reported on the release of several hundred
water voles into safe wild areas in an atempt to re-generate the
Whales and Seals
News provides the latest stories about the notorious Canadian Seal
Slaughter ... the largest since 1970
Being Killed by Fishing Nets off British Coast
2003 alone, nearly 200 dolphins were washed up dead on the south-west
coast of Britain
Found that Sonar is Killing Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises.
scientists have found new evidence showing that mammals are dying
London Whale - A symbol of a dying planet. Plus International Whaling
Commission Meeting Updates.
Japan say that
whales compete with humans for fish as excuse to continue whaling
Did we really
listen to the dying song of the London whale? To understand that
it had sent us a simple message ... "Stop killing our planet".