Things related to the web of life; ecology; wildlife; endangered species

"Sick Sea Lions Washing Ashore In California Due To Algae Bloom"

"Rescued from the beach, a sick sea lion and her newborn pup are now on the mend with dozens of others at a marine mammal care center, part of effort by California wildlife experts responding to a sudden surge in animals falling ill to a neurotoxin."

Source: Reuters, 06/27/2023

"‘Chronic Wasting Disease’ Found In Florida Deer For First Time"

"A deadly disease that plagues deer was recently detected in the remains of a road-killed deer in Florida — marking the first known instance of the illness found in the state, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission said Thursday."

Source: S Fl Sun-Sentinel, 06/26/2023

Its Promised Land Drying, Mormon Church Works To Save The Great Salt Lake

"Because of overuse of water and climate change, the Great Salt Lake is drying up — and the Mormon Church is taking on an unusually public role to help save it."

Source: Washington Post, 06/26/2023

Train Carrying Hot Asphalt, Molten Sulfur Plunges Into Yellowstone River

"A bridge that crosses the Yellowstone River in Montana collapsed early Saturday, plunging portions of a freight train carrying hazardous materials into the rushing water below."

Source: AP, 06/26/2023


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