From July, 2020


— “i think it’s sometimes portrayed as: you have whales, or you can have fishing,” said amy knowlton, a senior scientist at the new england aquarium. “what we’re trying to say is you can still fish if you can do it in a safer way for the whales.” read : north atlantic right whales now officially ‘one step from extinction’


— “now, a new genetics study of these wolves shows that populations in three of the region’s game management units, including pow, are more inbred than even the troubled isle royale population in michigan. it notes there is a ‘hidden and insidious’ threat of ‘an extinction vortex’ for populations like these.” read : rare wolf in southeast alaska