Australia Killer climate: Giant Wildlife Die-off in One Day, as nearly 50,000 or more flying foxes died from extreme heat, many falling from the skies as they died, reports Justin Welbergen, Carol Booth and John Martin at The Conversation. Such spectacular die-offs have been observed over the past decade for these important pollinators of trees and seed distributors. The die-offs provide provide a disturbing window into the future of Australia’s wildlife in a warming climate.
Join the swelling numbers of voters TELLING Congress they’ll vote for Clean Energy candidates here: http://signon.org/sign/we-are-the-clean-99?source=c.em.cp&r_by=487176 . This is an ongoing campaign (the next Congressional election is this year!) so please, spread the word. It’s our way of telling Congress that a strong clean energy voting bloc is out there. This is how YOU can make a difference.
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