Birds Are Important
Birds are important to us in ways we are only beginning to understand. Here are just a few ways that birds matter — not just to us, but to the world.
Garden Q & A – Floral Arrangements
CNPS Garden Q & A with Richard Hayden, Garden Director for the Elizabeth F. Gamble Garden in Palo Alto
MDC ENCOURAGES RECYCLING OF REAL CHRISTMAS TREES AS HABITAT FOR FISH, WILDLIFE
Your real Christmas tree, completely cleaned of all tinsel, lights, and ornaments, can be recycled in all sorts of ways.
Malibu wants to ban all pesticides. The state of California says that’s against the law
Earlier this month, the City Council approved a sweeping chemical ban that could pave the way for other coastal cities looking to protect wildlife by limiting toxicants.
Insect Apocalypse? What Is Really Happening; Why it Matters; and How We All Can Help
Studies from across the world show that insects are declining. There is much we do not know, but we do know enough to take action now.
How to start gardening to encourage wildlife
To truly support wildlife, you need to provide food, water, shelter, and a space for the wildlife to raise young. Even a small balcony garden can become a haven for wildlife if you provide these essentials.
It’s ‘nature’s sports drink’: Ants live off urine on dry Australian island
Insects crave the urine of people, kangaroos, and other animals, likely to survive the island’s nutrient-scarce environment. They even prefer it to sugar water.
Dancing chimpanzees may reveal how humans started to boogie
Hattori has now published her research showing that chimps respond to sounds, both rhythmic and random, by “dancing.”
Legal Petition Urges Trump FDA to Label Fruit Sprayed With Antibiotics
It follows the Environmental Protection Agency’s emergency approvals of the medically important antibiotics streptomycin and oxytetracycline for use as pesticides on citrus and other crops over the past three years.
IUCN Acting Director General’s Statement on International Migrants Day
According to UNHCR, the global population of forcibly displaced people stood at around 70.8 million in 2018, and is now at its highest recorded level.