Monthly Archives: May 2016

India’s Smashes All Time National High Temperature Record

51 C (123.4F) On The Sub Continent Comes In The Midst Of An Extended Heat Wave and Drought Satellite map shows massive, sustained heat patterns across the region India remains in the drip of a drought and record heat pattern … Continue reading

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Yangtze Giant Softshell Turtle Population Down to Three (3)

A single Rafetus Swinhoei remains in the wild, while the hopes of the species ever breeding again grow dim Great Grandfather Turtle Cu Rua died near Hanoi in February 2016 The Sixth Great Extinction continued its inexorable progress in February … Continue reading

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Killer Drought Causing Zimbabwe To Unload National Parks Preserve Animals

Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority Destocking Its Parks Estates Zimbabwe is unable to provide food and water for its iconic animal species Need an elephant cheap, or simply looking for more easy targets for the mighty hunters in your … Continue reading

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Mekong River Running Dry As Drought Withers Southeast Asia

Combination of Drought And Chinese Dams Wreaking Havoc in Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia This spring it is possible to walk across the border from Thailand to Vietnam as river levels reach record lows The Mekong Delta is Southeast Asia’s primary … Continue reading

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100,000 Flee Wild Fires As (Oil) Sands Boom Town Burns

May 8: Fires cover 300,000 hectares as they approach Saskatchewan border. However, the oil sands operations are under no threat, having been stripped of all trees and vegetation to get to the tar beneath the former forest. May 6: Wildfires … Continue reading

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Massive Elephant Tusk and Rhino Horn Bonfire In Kenya

War on Elephants and Rhinos is Driven by Chinese Demand for Ivory Knick Knacks and Potency Powder Kenya holds huge public bonfire of elephant tusks and rhino horns to deliver a message to poachers The government of Kenya burned eleven … Continue reading

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