“Nature / Environment / Critters” Jan. 22nd, 2015

Seven items in total…

General: Humanity has exceeded 4 of 9 ‘planetary boundaries’ – “we’re running up to and beyond the biophysical boundaries that enable human civilization as we know it to exist…”

New Zealand: Interpol assistance requested in efforts to stop illegal fishing

China: Environmental laws to be beefed up, but what about enforcement?

Canada: Farmer wins lawsuit for crop damage and depreciating property value over road salting

U.S: Pipeline breach spills 50,000 gallons of oil into Yellowstone River

Canada: Feeding “feral cats” attracts coyote, adding to neighbours’ “constant annoyance”

India: National security and economic development considerations threaten northeastern region