Dazzlingly diverse, freshwater fishes are vital for communities, economies, and ecosystems but are routinely undervalued and overlooked. They’re also under ever-increasing threats. 51% of all fish species are found in freshwater—that’s more than 18,000 different species. And they make up ¼ of all the world’s vertebrate species.
Friday, 26 February 2021 The population of monarch butterflies that arrived in Mexico’s forests to hibernate this winter fell 26% from a year earlier: According to researchers from WWF and the Zoological Society of London, the World has lost two-thirds of all wild animals and insects since the '70s.
Wednesday, 24 February 2021 Spinner Dolphin Mystery: Another 86 dolphins were found dead on Tuesday on an island off the coast of the southern African nation of Mozambique; 111 Dolphins had already been discovered dead on Sunday
Another 86 dolphins were found dead on Tuesday on an island off the coast of the southern African nation of Mozambique, the cause still unknown, the country's environment ministry said. Dolphins had already been discovered dead on Sunday at the same location, and a total of 111 marine mammals have been found by the authorities."
The team from Bazaruto Archipelago National Park in Inhambane province found 86 lifeless dolphins on the west coast of Bazaruto Island," a ministry statement said.
Avian flu is running rampant during the first week of 2020 in Europe: England, Ireland, Sweden and Denmark all suffer farm infections this week: Avian influenza has been spreading through Europe and Asia in recent weeks, causing millions of birds to be culled