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West Coast waters shifting to lower-productivity regime, new report finds

West Coast waters shifting to lower-productivity regime, new report finds

Many sea lion pups in California’s Channel Islands are underweight and are washing up on beaches starving or dead. Biologists suspect unusually warm ocean conditions are reducing marine productivity, causing female sea lions to struggle to find sufficient food to nurse the pups. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Alaska Fisheries Science Center   Large-scale climate patterns that affect […]

New Yorkul stinge lumina pe timpul noptii, ca sa protejeze pasarile migratoare

New Yorkul stinge lumina pe timpul noptii, ca sa protejeze pasarile migratoare

De saptamana viitoare, pana la finalul lunii mai, New York va deveni un oras mai intunecat. Noul guvernator a semnat o masura prin care, pe timpul noptii, toate cladirile statului vor stinge luminile exterioare. Pe langa economia facuta la curentul consumat, masura vizeaza salvarea a milioane de pasari care mor, anual, dezorientate de lumina artificiala. […]