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Mexico creates North America's largest ocean reserve

This April 2017 video from Mexico is called 4K Underwater Video: Revillagigedo Archipelago (Socorro Islands) Scuba Diving.

From the BBC today:

Mexico creates huge national park to…

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Environment

Dinosaur of the week: Sedge Warbler

Earlier this year, I was extremely happy to ID this Acrocephalus schoenobaenus by ear. I also love the insect on the bird’s back, which I only discovered when after a day out at… 6 more words

Nature

The Plot to Loot America’s Wilderness

A little-known bureaucrat named James Cason is reshaping the Department of the Interior.

By Adam Federman

One day in Mid-March, James Cason, the associate deputy secretary at the Department of the Interior, convened an impromptu meeting of the senior staff of the Bureau of Land Management. 349 more words

Green Living News

Urgent Warning: Escalating Threats to Survival of Planet

An urgent warning of major threats to the survival of our planet has just been published in BioScience. The paper by Ripple et al. 315 more words

Caring For Our Planet

Charlottetown, PEI, Downtown

In its early days, Charlottetown benefited from a clear town planning framework.

This (unfortunately sketchy) plan shows the essence of the approach – a street grid running perpendicular and parallel to the harbor, anchored by five parks, four green residential squares ( Rochford, Connaught, Kings, and Hillsborough ) and one central, civic super-block (Queen Square – the open green rectangle). 708 more words

Architecture