Monthly Archives: September 2011

Site Under Construction ( And the Sea Eagles Were Dancing For Me Today)

The site I referred readers to, ain’t good. It will end. I see that you can upgrade your space with Paypal. That’s what I gonna do. However that will take some days. PS. My Sea Eagle shot had most hits … Continue reading

Posted in Diary

Former Inspector: Shortcomings With Keystone Oil Pipeline

Huffington Post2011-09-28:                      Michael Klink, a 59-year-old civil engineer from Auburn, Ill., says he reported a litany of problems when he was working as a construction inspector at several pumping stations along the Keystone oil pipeline as it was being built … Continue reading

Posted in Energy and Tar Sands

FBIs Terrorism Search Goes Underseas

CNN2011-09-28:                      updated 11:01 AM EST, Wed September 28, 2011 FBI’s terror search goes under water Key West, Florida (CNN) — They search the ocean depths hunting for evidence left by predators deadlier than great white sharks. They are members of … Continue reading

Posted in Eco News, Oceans

Indonesia: New Forestry Plan Open For Revision

The Guardian2011-09-28:                      JAKARTA, Sept 28 (Reuters) – Indonesia will delay the implementation of a regulation on industrial forests that would have allowed planters, especially those growing palm oil, to cultivate areas reserved for timber and other domestic raw materials. The … Continue reading

Posted in Forest and Trees

10 Year Tiger Conservation Plan For Indian Reserve

The Hindu2011-09-28:                      The State Forest and Wildlife Department has submitted a 10-year Tiger Conservation Plan (2011-12 to 2020-21) to the National Tiger Conservation Authority for conservation of the tigers and the biodiversity of the Parambikulam Tiger Reserve. The cost of … Continue reading

Posted in Biodiversity, Conservation, Wildlife

Autumn Is Here—Part X

Posted in Landscape and Nature

Rare Bird Still Flying

Photo: Wilson’s Storm Petrel ( Wikipedia) The Hindu2011-09-28:                      A rare sea bird that was thought to have become extinct has now been declared alive after DNA work by New Zealand scientists. Tests of ancient and modern DNA by scientists at … Continue reading

Posted in Biodiversity, Birds

How Climate Change Could Hurt Yellowstone Park

Photo: Public Domain Before the end of the century, Yellowstone National Park could experience summers that feel like Los Angeles’s, according to a report released Tuesday. These warming temperatures will imperil everything from native cutthroat trout to aspen forests and … Continue reading

Posted in Climate Change

Arctic Shelves Have Halved In 6 Years

Canada’s Arctic ice shelves, formations that date back thousands of years, have been almost halved in size over the last six years, Canadian researchers said on Tuesday. Researchers at Carleton University in Ottawa, who regularly analyze satellite images from the … Continue reading

Posted in Climate Change

South Africans, Vietnamese Meet On Rhino Poaching

Seattle Times2011-09-28:                      JOHANNESBURG – More needs to be done to dispel the myth among the Vietnamese that rhinoceros horn can cure cancer, Vietnamese officials said Wednesday after meeting with their South African counterparts about curbing rhino poaching. This year already, … Continue reading

Posted in Poaching and Wildlife Trafficking