Menopausal Mother Nature

News about Climate Change and our Planet

Heritage

New Zealand Couple Says No to Lucrative Offers from Developers and Gives Land to Nation

A married couple from New Zealand has donated their heritage farming property to the state to ensure the beautiful natural scenery it contains can be enjoyed by the people for all time. Owners Dick and Jillian Jardine handed their 2,200-acre (900 hectare) property to the Queen Elizabeth II National Trust (QEII) “for the benefit and […]

The post New Zealand Couple Says No to Lucrative Offers from Developers and Gives Land to Nation appeared first on Good News Network.

Uncategorized

Trump’s Legacy Will Live On In The Great American Outdoors Act

To the surprise of most Americans and the consternation of many in the “mainstream” media, Vice President Mike Pence highlighted the Trump Administration’s environmental record during the recent VP debate. Citing the president’s signing of the historic bill, Mr. Pence…

Uncategorized

Digital atlas makes Micronesia more easily researched than Hawaii, Fiji, and Guam

(University of Guam) With the culmination of a five-year effort to gather a breadth of geospatial data and display it on an interactive digital atlas, the four main islands of the Federated States of Micronesia are now more easily researched than any other island in the Pacific, including Hawaii, Guam, and Fiji.

Uncategorized

Blue whales return to sub-Antarctic island of South Georgia after near local extinction

Scientists have revealed the return of critically endangered Antarctic blue whales to the sub-Antarctic island of South Georgia, 50 years after whaling all but wiped them out. The new study follows recent research that humpback whales are also returning to the region.

Blue whales return to sub-Antarctic island of South Georgia after near local extinction

Scientists have revealed the return of critically endangered Antarctic blue whales to the sub-Antarctic island of South Georgia, 50 years after whaling all but wiped them out. The new study follows recent research that humpback whales are also returning to the region.

Uncategorized

Britain Helps World’s Most Remote Inhabited Islands to Establish Biggest Marine Sanctuary in the Atlantic

Centered around the small archipelago of Tristan da Cunha in the Southern Atlantic, governments and ecological organizations have created the fourth-largest marine protected area on Earth, and the largest in the Atlantic Ocean. Spanning 265,347 square miles, Tristan da Cunha is almost three times as big as the island of Great Britain, and will protect […]

The post Britain Helps World’s Most Remote Inhabited Islands to Establish Biggest Marine Sanctuary in the Atlantic appeared first on Good News Network.

Uncategorized

Britain Helps World’s Most Remote Inhabited Islands to Establish Biggest Marine Sanctuary in the Atlantic

Centered around the small archipelago of Tristan da Cunha in the Southern Atlantic, governments and ecological organizations have created the fourth-largest marine protected area on Earth, and the largest in the Atlantic Ocean. Spanning 265,347 square miles, Tristan da Cunha is almost three times as big as the island of Great Britain, and will protect […]

The post Britain Helps World’s Most Remote Inhabited Islands to Establish Biggest Marine Sanctuary in the Atlantic appeared first on Good News Network.

Britain Helps World’s Most Remote Inhabited Islands to Establish Biggest Marine Sanctuary in the Atlantic

Centered around the small archipelago of Tristan da Cunha in the Southern Atlantic, governments and ecological organizations have created the fourth-largest marine protected area on Earth, and the largest in the Atlantic Ocean. Spanning 265,347 square miles, Tristan da Cunha is almost three times as big as the island of Great Britain, and will protect […]

The post Britain Helps World’s Most Remote Inhabited Islands to Establish Biggest Marine Sanctuary in the Atlantic appeared first on Good News Network.

Henderson island fossils reveal new Polynesian sandpiper species

(Canterbury Museum) Fossil bones collected in the early 1990s on Henderson Island, part of the Pitcairn Group, have revealed a new species of Polynesian sandpiper. The Henderson Sandpiper, a small wading bird that has been extinct for centuries, is formally named Prosobonia sauli after Cook Islands-based ornithologist and conservationist Edward K Saul.