Tiny Solar Backpacks Could Help Save One of Australia’s Most Endangered Birds

Tiny Solar Backpacks Could Help Save One of Australia’s Most Endangered Birds

The plains-wanderer is a small, critically-endangered bird with a tawny marking on its chest that can only be found in south-eastern Australia’s arid grasslands. It is estimated that only 250 to 1,000 of these speckled birds are left in the wild, according to Bush Heritage Australia. The plains-wanderer is at risk of impending extinction and […]

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US lobster put on ‘red list’ to protect endangered North Atlantic right whales

US lobster put on ‘red list’ to protect endangered North Atlantic right whales

Lobster nets and pots have become such a threat to the survival of critically endangered North Atlantic right whales that the crustaceans have been “red-listed” as seafood to avoid by a major fish sustainability guide. Fewer than 340 of these whales exist today, including only 80 breeding females. The population is estimated to have dwindled […]

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