Peru to Halt Palm-Oil Deforestation; World Largest Animal Corridor in California; Offshore Wind Threatens Gannetts
Peru to crack down on palm oil-related Amazon deforestation. Peru will confront the deforestation of its Amazon region by issuing a decree next month putting palm oil plantations under federal rather than local authority, Environment Minister Manuel Pulgar-Vidal said on Sunday.
World’s Largest Wildlife Corridor to Be Built in California. The goal is to create a natural looking bridge that will allow a small cougar population in the Santa Monica Mountain National Recreation Area the chance to escape north into much larger public lands, while at the same time allowing northern mountain lions the chance to move south and help out the badly inbred and lethally infighting Santa Monica cougars.
Offshore wind farms ‘threaten gannets.’ Offshore wind farms could pose a more serious threat to Scotland’s globally important gannet population than previously thought, scientists claim.