International

"Energy Department Closes Office Working on Climate Change Abroad"

"The Energy Department is closing an office that works with other countries to develop clean energy technology, another sign of the Trump administration’s retreat on climate-related activities after its withdrawal from the Paris agreement this month."

Source: NY Times, 06/19/2017

"Salmon Farmers ‘Put Wild Fish At Risk’ In Fight To Kill Off Sea Lice"

"Salmon farmers have been accused of playing dirty by using fish caught in the wild to clean lice from Scottish fish farms. Marine conservation experts say that shipping tonnes of English-caught wrasse a year – to tackle lice infestations in salmon pens north of the border – is endangering natural stocks. English anglers have also warned wrasse is becoming harder and harder to find in local waters."

Source: Guardian, 06/12/2017

"VIDEO: Get To Know The Bloodthirsty (But Cuddly) Vampire Bat"

"The overwhelming majority of bats are friends of humanity. They gobble up the insects that bite us and ruin our crops. They pollinate flowers and they replant forests by spreading seeds around. But as agriculture overtakes rain forests and jungles, humans have come into conflict with one bat species: the common vampire bat."

Source: NPR, 06/08/2017

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