Global warming and the impact on animals
Vögel fallen zu Tausenden tot vom Himmel in den USA
Last change: Isolde Moussot 22.09.2020
Warum das passiert ist noch nicht geklärt. Eine Forscherin hat jedoch einen Verdacht. Die Zugvögel könnten wegen der vielen Waldbrände eine andere Flugroute geflogen sein und im Landesinneren nicht genug Nahrung gefunden haben. Es ist auch möglich, dass sie beim Überfliegen der Waldbrände
The sand fly migrates from the south to Baden-Württemberg and Rhineland-Palatinate
This mosquito can transmit leishmaniasis, which can cause skin changes, liver, spleen or bone marrow damage. The mosquitoes usually live in stables and barns.
Locust plagues on 3 continents and global warming
There are currently plagues of locusts in East Africa, South Asia and South America
They eat whole fields bare. This can lead to famine. India, Kenya and many other countries in East Africa, Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay, Pakistan and China are affected.
The West Nile virus could spread in Germany says the RKi
The virus is transmitted by the mosquito Culex and causes symptoms such as fever and rashes in 20 percent of infected people. 1 percent of those infected could suffer serious illness.
More and more butterflies are on the red list
In Bavaria 100 of 169 butterfly species are on the red list of endangered species. Intensive agriculture and land sealing are cited as causes. In addition, for the 3rd year in a row the moths suffer from too dry summers.
Heat wave and plague of locusts in India
Temperatures up to 50 degrees. In addition, the country has the worst plague of locusts in decades.
More and more soil turns into wasteland every year
More than 30 % of the world's soils are affected, with an additional 10 million hectares being added each year.
One third of pasture land and a quarter of all arable land and forests worldwide are affected. Biodiversity and thus life in the soil is also threatened. As a result, the regeneration of the soil is also at risk.
Werden die Glühwürmchen verschwinden?
Wegen dem Klimawandel?
Last change: Isolde Moussot 08.03.2020
Schuld daran, dass es immer weniger Glühwürmchen gibt, sind vor allem Pestizide und das trockenere und wärmere Klima, sagt eine Studie.
Somalia and Pakistan declare a state of emergency over a plague of locusts
Huge swarms of locusts infest the fields. Very high harvest losses are expected. The Pakistani government says this is the worst locust infestation in more than two decades and has therefore declared a state of emergency in the east of the country.
East Africa suffers from a plague of locusts on a huge scale
The reason for this is the floods that have hit East Africa. Now the locusts eat everything bare. In Kenya, there is a swarm that is 60 km long by 40 km wide.
7 years without rain in Southafrica
Last change: Isolde Moussot 18.01.2020
Africa's wildlife is dying because of the drought. Film about the current situation.
Nearly 300 Pacific green sea turtles found dead.
Since Christmas, almost 300 Pacific green sea turtles have been found dead on the southern Pacific coast of Mexico due to a red algae bloom.