Body of a dead humpback whale is seen in Omonville-la-Rogue, north-west France, a rare species to the Channel. A French fishermen brought the whale back in his nets, saying that it was already dead from ingesting plastic debris when it was caught in the nets. (AFP Photo)
The impacts of ocean acidification are already impairing waters off the West Coast of the United States; scientists have found corrosive waters all along the coast, from Canada to Mexico. Wild oysters in Washington have failed to reproduce for the past six years, due in large part to acidification. A survey found Puget Sound’s waters are in particular trouble.
Ecological research of keystone species generates information to guide habitat conservation initiatives, as well as to promote education and local community participation. This will then lead to landscape conservation efforts that will ultimately influence decision- and policy-making. The research and conservation of keystone species can help design the necessary steps to safeguard a biome and influence policy-making. Tapirs are such a keystone species.
Olivia and Carter hosted an Endangered Species educational program for the Fayette Public Library After School Program
Check out these odd looking Endangered Species. Not the pretties creatures on earth but they are all part of the big picture. Please make sure you and your family are helping to make a difference so we can stop loosing so many species, no matter what they look like. If you want to help but [...]
Hi everyone, this is Olivia. Carter and I saw this video and absolutely love it. Check it out and let us know what you think. Parents, make sure you show your kids and explain to them that everybody can make a difference, no matter how old or young. Enjoy
Jan-15-2011 – Update to original post from Jul-28-2010: We just came across this article which also has a petition we think everyone should consider supporting. For the past several years scientists have been alarmed by the mysterious collapse of bee populations worldwide. Known as “Colony Collapse Disorder”, massive bee die-offs discovered by beekeepers has resulted in the loss of [...]
OMG was invited to participate in the 2010 Reptile Day at the famed Fernbank Museum of Natural History in Atlanta on Saturday July 10th from 10:00 AM until 3:00 PM. The Reptile Day is the biggest event the museum hosts each year and this year One More Generation was on hand to help educate the public about [...]
Rattlesnake Roundups” are contests calling for hunters to bring in as many snakes as they can catch in a year, at which point the snakes are slaughtered and sold for skin and meat. Seven states still host these killing contests: Alabama, Georgia, Kansas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, and Texas.
Biodiversity | 18.01.2010 Orangutans are just one of the more visible species at risk of extinction in the wild. We recently came across this posting from one of our partner groups in Germany and wanted everyone to have a chance to see it. At One More Generation, we realize that our best hopes for effecting change, is [...]