Entries by Judd Dunagan

Global Biodiversity Decline and Its Effects On Wildlife

Most people hardly pay attention to species lurking around when looking out their window or strolling at a local park. However, if you are the type who enjoys nature, you are more likely to notice that some species that used to be so common are now almost nonexistent. This occurrence is called “Global Biodiversity Decline”, […]

How Wildlife Health Declines During The Last Decade

The last few years have not been kind to wildlife. Some groups have severely suffered more than others. Multiple factors are believed to have contributed to the decline in wildlife health population, and most of them caused by humans. Nevertheless, there is still a chance to fix the problem. The first step is to understand […]

POLAR PLUNGE TO BENEFIT CAPE WILDLIFE CENTER IS SET FOR JANUARY 1

Polar Plunge Will Benefit Cape Wildlife Center This year’s New Year’s Day Polar Plunge at Mill Way Beach, Barnstable Harbor, will benefit Cape Wildlife Center. Cape Wildlife Center in Barnstable faces unexpected, sudden closure. Supporters, including the newly formed Friends of Cape Wildlife, were able to gain a temporary reprieve through the generosity of the […]

FRIENDS OF CAPE WILDLIFE FUND-RAISER

Description: The auction will run to Dec 20, 2016, with proceeds going to Friends of Cape Wildlife to support The Pegasus Foundation which is working to secure a long-term future for the Cape Wildlife Center in Barnstable. The Center provides compassionate medical care and innovative rehabilitation to sick, injured and orphaned birds, mammals and reptiles. Our priority is to return wildlife, […]

Assemblyman Cymbrowitz’ Mute Swan Bill Signed into Law by Gov. Cuomo

Noting that the third time was the charm, Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz (D-Brooklyn) announced tonight that his legislation (A.9289) saving the state’s mute swans from a government-sanctioned death sentence – vetoed twice previously despite igniting the collective passions of thousands of animal-loving New Yorkers and wildlife advocacy groups — has been signed into law by Governor […]

How Tourism Impacts Wildlife Species

Visiting a national park or wildlife area can be an incredible experience. There’s nothing quite like getting close to nature to revitalize your soul. But before planning your next trip to the great outdoors, take a moment to consider the effects of tourism on wildlife. It is a well-known fact that the tourism industry’s primary […]

How Can Technology Help Us Save Endangered Species

Many of our Earth’s animals have become endangered species, and they are in danger of becoming extinct. This must be stopped or we will lose entire species forever. Global warming is a key factor in the threat to our wildlife populations. Many different species natural habitats are being severely affected by global warming and weather […]

Human Impact on Environment and Animals

Many scientists believe that the Earth is in the throes of the sixth mass extinction of the past 500 million years. More species of plants and animals are dying out since the end of the Cretaceous period 65 million years ago. On Normal And Abnormal Extinction Rates While extinction is a normal phenomenon, it typically occurs at […]

Combat Illegal Wildlife Trade

People often assume that pollution and habitat loss are the only things that put animals in danger, but many species are also threatened by individuals who want to exploit them to make significant profits. According to the World Wildlife Fund, the illegal wildlife trade is the second largest threat to wildlife diversity and the greatest […]