Category: Species Survival

400 Sumatran Tigers Left

There are only 400 Sumatran Tigers left in the world! Today you’ll see #SumatranTiger and #EndangeredSong rippling through social media. The reason for this is that “Portugal. The Man,” in conjunction with the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute and National Zoo, has released a song to bring attention to this sorry news. To bring the plight […]

Species Survival

When you see this image, you’ll know the post is about something related to Species Survival. The post may include an interview, a news item, a TED Talk, or a report on the latest research. Whichever it is, it will be worth your time. It will also include a link that you can use to […]

Colony Collapse Due to Number of Factors

A new study by John Bryden of Royal Holloway University of London and his colleagues supports the current theory that colony collapse is likely a result of a number of stressors. Scientific American¬†Climate Change & Environment¬†briefings reports this month that Bryden modeled stresses on bees. “The model accurately predicted the fate of 16 experimental colonies […]

Speaking of Polar Bears …

At this very moment, a migration is taking place on the shores of the Hudson Bay in northern Canada. Polar bears are making their annual trek to Churchill, Manitoba to await the freezing of the bay. Once it is frozen, they will use the pack ice as their hunting ground. Because of this hunting period […]