Tony Heller tells the remarkable story of how the discovery of oil in Pennsylvania in 1859 saved the whales. PHOTO CREDIT: Catching and rendering whales, South Sea Whale Fishery, aquatint print, 1835 – By published by Randolph Ackermann – State Library of New South Wales, V*/Wha/2, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=107697249
During June, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned at a UNESCO conference in Lisbon, Portugal that the world is facing an ocean emergency citing the Australian Great Barrier Reef as proof, claiming it experienced a was in danger claiming it suffered another mass bleaching event. As it turns out, the Australian Institute of Marine Sciences issued… Read More Great Barrier Reef Found To Have ‘Record Amounts Of Coral’
Tony Heller points out, climate alarmists originally targeted capitalism via CO2 emissions, but now they have cut the middleman (CO2) out of the equation .. and are directly targeting capitalism.
Polluting plastics are less straws and more unfettered Third World debris. By Onar Am, November 14, 2019, Liberty Nation Enormous amounts of plastic released into the ocean from Third World rivers and cargo ships constitute a significant environmental problem. However, for years, scientists have been puzzled by the discrepancy between the released and measured ocean… Read More Ocean Plastics — A Reality Check
Dolphinaris, a project of Odysea in the Desert, in Scottsdale, Arizona is being publicly attacked by local animal rights activists. The facility which opened in 2016 has housed eight bottle nose dolphins in which the venue is geared to allow people, mainly children, the ability to interact with the dolphins for educational and entertainment purposes.… Read More Local Activists Counter AZ Animal “Rights” Protest Against Dolphinaris
During the middle of March, USA Today reported that a study published in the peer review journal Nature that coral reef growth stood to be severely harmed due to ocean acidification resulting from human-induced climate change. Researchers pointed to The Great Barrier Reef in Australia in their examination. However, Paul Talbott at Majestic Aquariums in… Read More The Great Barrier Reef is thriving, not dying!
Despite assurances by town officials that construction was being done in accordance with the law, environmentalists have vowed to halt construction of and seek demolition of six villas to be constructed near sea caves in the town of Peyia, Corsica. According to Cyprus Mail, the controversy surrounds the villas location that environmentalists claim is near… Read More Environmentalists Ratchet Up Attacks on Corsica Villas
A 16 year old female Orca in France named Wikie that is located at Marineland Aquarium in Antibes, France has been taught to learn English words as part of an experiment to find out whether killer whales could learn new vocalizations while copying others. However, Business Insider quotes animal rights groups such as People for… Read More Animal “rights” groups whine about Orcas being taught to speak human words
A debate in Switzerland occurred last week when the Swiss government ordered that the practice of live lobsters being dropped in boiling water in order to cook them be ceased since doing so could cause the lobsters pain. An alternative is to stun them before doing so as to ensure that they (in theory) may… Read More The New York Times Pitches for Lobster “Rights” …. Sort Of
With all of the concerns about ocean acidification, one consequence is a process known as coral bleaching. The phenomenon occurs due to changes in ocean temperatures which has been attributed to human-induced climate change. No matter what one’s views are about human-caused climate change, coral bleaching results in coral reefs dying which has a detrimental… Read More Genetically modified algae could help protect coral reefs