Journal archives for February 2021

February 17, 2021

Letters: Protect newts.

As a herpetologist, I’m deeply troubled by Santa Clara County’s failure to fix the massive newt roadkill problem on Alma Bridge Road. Community scientists have revealed that more than 5,000 Pacific newts were killed there in 2019-2020 by cars and bikes.

https://www.mercurynews.com/2021/02/17/letters-266/

Posted on February 17, 2021 23:14 by biohexx1 biohexx1 | 6 comments | Leave a comment

February 19, 2021

Wildlife & road: Stop, swerve, or keep going?

As America’s roadways expand, humans continue to cross paths with the natural landscape and its animal inhabitants. The overlap between humanity and the wild is inevitable, especially as construction grows and animal populations fall victim to modern expansion.

https://www.bankrate.com/insurance/car/wildlife-and-road-safety/amp/

Posted on February 19, 2021 23:49 by biohexx1 biohexx1 | 3 comments | Leave a comment