Royal Saskatchewan Museum And University Of Regina Still Asking For Public’s Help In Owl Research | news and media

Released October 13, 2022 The Royal Saskatchewan Museum (RSM) and the University of Regina are continuing their research on great horned owls in the province, which includes a unique and very successful citizen science component. “We have had more than 500 responses and reports of owls in 298 townships across the province,” Royal Saskatchewan Museum … Read more

Indianapolis Zoological Society Inc. Human Resources Team – Indianapolis Business Journal

From left, Emily Macias, Adam Garrett, Kristie Barsic, Kristin Kraemer, Michelle Hartman, Mary Jane Bennett (IBJ photo/Eric Learned) The Indianapolis Zoo for 24 years has worked to create a more diverse staff as the entire zoological industry has tried to diversify. For decades, about 75% of zookeepers have been white; 16% are Hispanic or Latino; … Read more

69% average decline in wildlife populations since 1970, says new WWF report

News and research before you hear about it on CNBC and others. Claim your 1-week free trial to Street Insider Premium here. Washington, DC, Oct. 13, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Monitored populations of vertebrates (mammals, birds, amphibians, reptiles and fish) have seen a devastating 69% drop on average since 1970, according to the World Wildlife … Read more

Samurai wasps poised to help BC with its stink bug problem

Brown, smelly bugs have been causing quite a stink in BC The province’s invasive species council recently sent out a warning about the brown marmorated stink bugs, which are chomping on a wide variety of plants and also looking to get into your house for the winter. The number of British Columbians spotting the pests … Read more

Millbury High virtual offerings, AP can expand students’ options – Millbury Sutton Chronicle

By Jan Gottesman Millbury-Sutton Chronicle MILLBURY – While some parents might hear “virtual learning” and think back to the drawbacks of COVID learning, Millbury High School has been doing virtual learning for a long time, through a program called Virtual High School. Elizabeth Boutiette, the district’s director of curriculum, instruction and assessment, updated the School … Read more

Which animals could go extinct by 2050?

Five mass extinctions have happened in Earth’s history, and numerous experts have warned that a sixth mass extinction could already be under way as a result of human activity since the Age of Exploration. Some scientists have even suggested that nearly 40% of the species (opens in new tab) currently residing on our planet could … Read more

From brown bears to gray wolves, Europe’s persecuted carnivores are bouncing back | sophie ledger

YoIn the latest of what can often seem like the “final nails in the coffin” of biodiversity across Europe, we heard in recent weeks that UK environmental protection is under threat. But while the global scale of the climate crisis and biodiversity loss remain alarming, vital new research, which I helped lead, shows there are … Read more

Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium’s International Conservation Center Earns American Humane Certified™ Seal for Exceptional Animal Welfare

Get inside Wall Street with Street Insider Premium. Claim your 1-week free trial here. WASHINGTON, DC, Oct. 11, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — American Humane, the country’s first national humane organization and the world’s largest certifier of animal welfare practices, today announced that Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium’s International Conservation Center has earned the American Humane … Read more

Springer, Betty

SPRINGER, Betty Betty Jean Clark Springer passed away in Atlanta on October 7, 2022, at the age of 93. Betty is survived by her husband of 67 years, Frederick Hugh Springer, Jr., three daughters: Elizabeth Stanley Springer; Mary Aline Springer Land (Rick); and Linda Margaret Springer Read (David); four grandchildren: Charles Frederick Land (Hannah); James … Read more