As Work Begins on Trump’s Border Wall, a Key Wildlife Refuge Is at Risk 02-28-19

Construction is underway on a stretch of President Trump’s border wall cutting through the Lower Rio Grande Valley National Wildlife Refuge in Texas. Biologists warn the steel wall will disrupt carefully preserved habitat critical for the survival of ocelot, jaguarundi, and other threatened species. Read more at Yale Environment 360


Monarch Butterfly Population Plummets in California 01-07-19

The population of monarch butterflies that spend winter along the California coast dropped 86 percent since 2017, according to a recent count by the Xerces Society, an invertebrate conservation group. Read more at EcoWatch