Environment

First squirrel monkey born in nine years in Phoenix Zoo
 August 1, 2016  Editor

First squirrel monkey born in nine years in Phoenix Zoo

Phoenix, Arizona, August 01.  The Phoenix Zoo is excited to welcome the first squirrel monkey baby in almost nine years to Monkey Village. The baby was born…

Millions Of Animals Living In World’s Zoos And Aquariums To Be Afforded New Protections And Humane Standards
 June 14, 2016  Editor

Millions Of Animals Living In World’s Zoos And Aquariums To Be Afforded New Protections And Humane Standards

June 14. To help achieve this, American Humane Association, which has been at the forefront of virtually every major advance in the protection of animals…

Ozone Season Begins April
 April 9, 2014  Editor

Ozone Season Begins April

Phoenix, Arizona. April 2014.  Maricopa County’s official Ozone Season begins April 1 and will continue until the end of September. Just because the season begins…

Monarch butterflies drop, migration may disappear
 February 3, 2014  Editor

Monarch butterflies drop, migration may disappear

Mexico City. February 2014. The stunning and little-understood annual migration of millions of Monarch butterflies to spend the winter in Mexico is in danger of…

More than 400 dead dolphins on North Peru Coast
 February 3, 2014  Editor

More than 400 dead dolphins on North Peru Coast

Lima, Peru. February 03.  Peruvian officials say more than 400 dead dolphins were found last month on the Pacific Ocean beaches where twice that amount…

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Phoenix Zoo Acquires Animals from Las Vegas Zoo

Phoenix Zoo Acquires Animals from Las Vegas Zoo

Phoenix, Arizona, October 14.  The Phoenix Zoo announced that they’ve acquired animals from the recently closed Las Vegas Zoo: two Patagonian cavies, two red-rumped agoutis and two Chinese alligators. The Zoo is one of multiple facilities offering assistance to provide for the animals from the Las Vegas Zoo. “We were contacted by the USDA and […]

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Study: Temperatures go off charts around 2047

Study: Temperatures go off charts around 2047

October 12. Starting in about a decade, Kingston, Jamaica, will probably be off-the-charts hot – permanently. Other places will soon follow. Singapore in 2028. Mexico City in 2031. Cairo in 2036. Phoenix and Honolulu in 2043. And eventually the whole world in 2047. A new study on global warming pinpoints the probable dates for when […]

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Israel conference: cavemen discovered recycling

Israel conference: cavemen discovered recycling

Tel Avid, Israel. October 12.  If you thought recycling was just a modern phenomenon championed by environmentalists and concerned urbanites – think again. There is mounting evidence that hundreds of thousands of years ago, our prehistoric ancestors learned to recycle the objects they used in their daily lives, say researchers gathered at an international conference […]