ain't nuthin gay about liking a girl with a pretty cock
Tuesday, 24 November 2020

Which Animals Are Going Extinct? The 32 Closest Ones Are Often Overlooked

quote [ My quest to find the most endangered species revealed there are a LOT of species in big trouble ? and the most famous ones aren?t the closest to the edge. ]

You were my most endangered species
[SFW] [environment & nature] [+1 Insightful]
[by ScoobySnacks@6:01amGMT] [0 comments]

Friday, 20 November 2020

Are Small Family Farms Racist?

quote [ ?Land ownership is hard to obtain for beginning farmers in general, but especially for farmers of color. Collective land ownership can not only give farmers of color the opportunity to own land and gain economic independence, but also to start building their own communities in a society that has ostracized them.? ]

The article is largely a critique of the ideas of Joel Salatin, a well known figure in modern organic agriculture, but it makes an important point about how the systematic exclusion of people of color from farming in the USA has led to fundamental problems with our food supply.
[SFW] [environment & nature] [+3 Insightful]
[by Space_1889@4:14amGMT] [1 comment]

Monday, 16 November 2020

Have rogue orcas really been attacking boats in the Atlantic?

quote [ In the past six months there have been at least 40 incidents involving Orcas off the coasts of Spain and Portugal. ]

Orca ninjas go rambo (rambo, rambo, rambo, rambo, rambo, rambo)
[SFW] [environment & nature]
[by ScoobySnacks@6:00amGMT] [5 comments]

Wednesday, 11 November 2020

The Race to Study Arctic Waters

quote [ In the far north, researchers are scrambling to record baseline environmental data as communities brace for future shipping disasters ]

An arctic breeze blowing across the water
[SFW] [environment & nature] [+2]
[by ScoobySnacks@3:04pmGMT] [0 comments]

Sunday, 8 November 2020

'Australia's biodiversity just got a lot richer': Two new mammals discovered

quote [ There are two more reasons to love Australia's fluffiest aeronautical marsupials after the discovery that there are actually three species of greater glider, not one as previously assumed. ]

Biodiversity, everything alive in community,
[SFW] [environment & nature] [+4]
[by ScoobySnacks@11:31amGMT] [3 comments]

Friday, 30 October 2020

The ungentle joy of spider sex

quote [ Some spiders pair puny males with gigantic females, making mating both tricky and dangerous. Why and how such mismatches evolved remains curiously enigmati ]

Spider style is the best style
[SFW] [environment & nature] [+1 Interesting]
[by satanspenis666@3:00amGMT] [1 comment]

Monday, 26 October 2020

How the waters off Catalina became a DDT dumping ground

quote [ A new generation of scientists have uncovered barrels containing DDT, a toxic pesticide banned decades ago, dumped into the deep ocean. ]

Hey farmer, farmer, put away the D.D.T
[SFW] [environment & nature] [+3 Informative]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:01amGMT] [3 comments]

Wednesday, 14 October 2020

The rats evicted from paradise

quote [ Palmyra had been an isolated and tranquil Pacific atoll, until a 20th-Century invasion of black rats arrived, setting the whole atoll?s ecology hurtling down a different path. ]

A drop of land lies up ahead
[SFW] [environment & nature] [+2]
[by ScoobySnacks@10:01amGMT] [1 comment]

Saturday, 10 October 2020

America's Rapid Feral Hog Problem Is Creating a 'Super-Pig' Uprising

quote [ With 9 million wild pigs and counting, the swine bomb is coming, experts warn. Are we ready? ]

No mercy for swine
[SFW] [environment & nature] [+3 Good]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:02amGMT] [6 comments]

Monday, 5 October 2020

Exxon?s Plan for Surging Carbon Emissions Revealed in Leaked Documents

quote [ Exxon Mobil Corp. has been planning to increase annual carbon-dioxide emissions by as much as the output of the entire nation of Greece, an analysis of internal documents reviewed by Bloomberg shows, setting one of the largest corporate emitters against international efforts to slow the pace of warming. ]

To paraphrase Bender, "Have you ever tried simply turning off Fossil Fuel industry production, sitting down with their CEOs, and hitting them?"

Climate Inaction: Delays and disappointment mark two years of Colorado's clean-energy push - and these are the Democrats.

Amazon near tipping point of switching from rainforest to savannah ? study | Environment | The Guardian
[SFW] [environment & nature]
[by steele@5:48pmGMT] [8 comments]

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