Global Warming Kills Manatees

    Florida’s record number of manatee deaths in 2010 – 699 – were largely blamed on the severe cold last winter. And that count could rise with more cold temperatures expected next week. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission officials said Friday that 2010 saw an unprecedented die-off for the endangered mammals. Last winter’s freezing temperatures gave many manatees an acute cold shock, like severe hypothermia, | Read More »

    Mainstream Lunacy

    Yesterday morning, Kiran Chetry and some pretty-boy on CNN Morning expressed their shock and horror at the day’s Big Story: the death of a Sea World trainer at the hands flukes of a killer whale. Huh? Why do you think they call them killer whales? Free Willy wasn’t a documentary, after all. Why is anyone surprised when animals do what animals do? Killer whales are | Read More »