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« Reply #360 on: October 14, 2013, 01:37:37 pm »

http://rapidcityjournal.com/news/pennington-county-digs-free-mass-burial-pits-for-cattle-killed/article_09d8b16b-e084-5317-9659-d78334552dcc.html
Pennington County digs free mass burial pits for cattle killed in blizzard
10/11/13

In a bid to help ranchers dispose of thousands of cattle killed in last week's blizzard, Pennington County plans to open two mass-burial pits for free public use starting Monday.

Pennington County, like many other counties around the Black Hills, has been scrambling to figure out how to remove a sea of dead cattle that froze to death in the storm. The carcasses have become fodder for wild animals and are a growing public health concern.

On Thursday, Pennington County commissioners voted to open two mass-burial sites to the public. Both are currently being excavated just south of New Underwood and Quinn.

The sites were originally intended to handle the estimated 200 to 300 dead cows that lay dead on Pennington County roads, but the board decided that it will also open the pits to the public when excavation is complete.

"To me it would be government at its best to work with people to make that happen," Commissioner Ken Davis said.

On Friday morning, in response to a comment made by a county spokesman on Thursday that suggested ranchers could be charged for dumping, the county clarified that the drop sites would be free for all ranchers in Pennington County.

The county also added that exact dump locations would be announced on Monday morning.
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« Reply #361 on: October 14, 2013, 02:36:19 pm »

Uhm, if those cows died from freezing, seems to me that's just a bunch of preserved meat, ready to process, and they want to just bury them? What a waste. If nothing else, that's TONS of pig food. And imagine all those wild animal sanctuaries that have big cats that would love to have freed food. I think one adult lion can eat something like 30-40 lbs of raw meat a day!
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« Reply #362 on: October 18, 2013, 03:16:26 pm »

http://vancouver.24hrs.ca/2013/08/11/bleeding-herring-discovery-alarms-bc-marine-biologist
Bleeding herring discovery alarms B.C. marine biologist
8/11/13

Scores of bloodied fish found in the water off northeastern Vancouver Island are alarming a B.C. marine biologist, who says Fisheries and Oceans Canada is ignoring the problem.

Vancouver Island marine biologist Alexandra Morton first spotted herrings bleeding from their dorsal and pelvic fins in 2011 and began monitoring the phenomenon, which she suspects is a disease or viral infection.

Using a seine net, she dragged up several hundred of the fish this past weekend and found the apparent infection had spread —instead of their usual silver colour the fish had eyes, tails, underbellies, gills and faces plastered with the sickly red colour.

“I have never seen fish that looked this bad,” Morton told 24 hours Sunday. “If you look only in one place, you really can’t say whether it’s happening along the whole coast … the concern is these are migratory fish. They don’t stay in one place.”

In June, the affected fish were only found in eastern Johnstone Strait, but have since spread to Alert Bay and Sointula, she said. Humpback whales, eagles, chinook and coho salmon are known to eat Pacific herring, further adding to the risk should the infection be contagious.

Morton has several theories, including three European-based viruses she’ll be personally testing the fish for. Another theory is it’s caused by the local viral hemorrhagic septicemia virus — a deadly disease transferable between different species.

According to emails from FOC, the federal authority had asked the marine biologist to send in 20 to 30 herring in September 2011, saying that would be “more than sufficient for the lab to look for clinical signs of disease and provide sufficient diagnostics.”

She did, and hasn’t heard back since
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“These are very strong disease symptoms that I’m simply asking (the ministry) to tell us, in a verifiable way, what is wrong with these fish?” Morton said, adding the answer could be found using an existing test that examines the immune systems of fish.

FOC officials did not respond to a request for comment by the 24 hours presstime.
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« Reply #363 on: October 18, 2013, 03:20:21 pm »

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August 13, 2013

Disease killing Pacific herring threatens salmon, scientist warns

By MARK HUME

'I've been seeing herring with bleeding fins,' says biologist Alexandra Morton

Independent fisheries scientist Alexandra Morton is raising concerns about a disease she says is spreading through Pacific herring causing fish to hemorrhage.

Ms. Morton has called on the federal Department of Fisheries and Oceans to investigate, saying it could cause large-scale herring kills and infect wild salmon, which feed heavily on herring.

"I've been seeing herring with bleeding fins," Ms. Morton said Monday. "Two days ago I did a beach seine on Malcolm Island [near Port McNeill on northern Vancouver Island] and I got approximately 100 of these little herring and they were not only bleeding from their fins, but their bellies, their chins, their eyeballs. These are very, very strong disease symptoms."

Ms. Morton, a researcher and environmental advocate who campaigns against fish farms, said she caught some herring with similar symptoms in beach seine nets in 2011, but was unable to get DFO to investigate.

The problem seems much worse this time, she said, with all of the herring she caught in the recent netting showing disease signs.

"It was 100 per cent ... I couldn't find any that weren't bleeding to some degree. And they were schooling with young sockeye," said Ms. Morton, who suspects the disease is viral hemorrhagic septicemia virus.

Dr. Gary Marty, fish pathologist with the animal health centre for the B.C. Ministry of Environment, said VHSV and a second disease, viral erythrocytic necrosis, or VEN, are the two most likely suspects.

But he said both diseases have been on the West Coast for a long time and it is too soon to ring any alarm bells.

He said Ms. Morton could be seeing a common, localized outbreak that might just fade away.

"You'd have to have more information or more fish dying" before concluding there is a serious disease outbreak, Dr. Marty said.

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« Reply #364 on: October 18, 2013, 03:22:38 pm »

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Dead fish in Zakynthos

The problem is pretty intense the last two weeks, during which reports of dead fish multiplied


10/2/13

Large numbers of dead fish identified residents in the gulf of Laganas in Zakynthos.

The problem is pretty intense the last two weeks, during which reports of dead fish propagated to the appropriate services

The phenomenon is investigated by the competent authorities and especially the National Marine Park of Zakynthos.  Experts say the first estimate for the death of fish is that due to viral nervous necrosis and seek causes.

On Monday, a sample of fish found dead on beaches of Zakynthos were sent for examination to the National Reference Laboratories and the University of the Aegean.
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« Reply #365 on: October 18, 2013, 03:24:42 pm »

http://www.ekathimerini.com/4dcgi/_w_articles_wsite1_1_04/10/2013_521701
10/4/13
Hundreds of dead fish surface in northern Greece reservoir

Hundreds of dead fish in the early stages of their development have surfaced in the Lake Karla reservoir in northern Greece over the past few days, prompting authorities on Friday to conduct studies into the condition of the lake.

According to an initial report by the authority that manages the reservoir, the fish died of asphyxiation due to low oxygen levels in the water.

They said that this may be attributed to the sudden weather change rather than outside interference.
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« Reply #366 on: October 18, 2013, 03:27:45 pm »

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Lake full of fish carcasses
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4 Oktober 2013

SEGAMAT - Visitors at Recreation Park River Kapeh, here were surprised when thousands of various species of freshwater fish in the lake is dead and smelly.

 Visitors to the lake, Saliza Sajar, 23, said he was aware of that when informed of his colleagues when jogging in the lake yesterday afternoon.

 "At first I was not aware of it, but a friend who was jogging same household told me that she could smell and see a lot of dead fish floating on the surface of the lake.

 "I just went to the lake in the evening for a jog if have space and the last time I was here was last Monday.  If I am not mistaken, the incident has not yet happened, "he said.

 He said the situation raises uncomfortable situation to visitors recreation center because dead fish began emitting a foul smell.

 Visitors who want to be known as the Man said, he had to avoid walking near the lake could not stand the smell of fish carcasses.

 "Usually I will go through the tracks around the lake after work and this time had to avoid to pass through the route.

 "To be sure, this irresponsible act and I believe that this matter has come to the attention of the authorities," he said.

 Meanwhile, the President of the Segamat District Council (MDS), Ismail Abu said the cause of the fish mortality is not known whether dituba or high acid content in the lake water.

 "The MDS will do the cleaning operations and will collect all the fish carcasses.

 "The lake is allowed to fish as a form of recreation to the people of this district and this is the first time the incident occurred," he said
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« Reply #367 on: October 18, 2013, 03:28:43 pm »

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That has been given as a reason a lot. If it's true, then I would think the question becomes obvious; what is causing a drop in oxygen levels over such a wide area?
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« Reply #368 on: October 18, 2013, 03:31:56 pm »

That has been given as a reason a lot. If it's true, then I would think the question becomes obvious; what is causing a drop in oxygen levels over such a wide area?

This has been pretty much the same reason for all of the fish die-offs around the world - a drop in oxygen levels. From what I've been observing and understanding, HAARP/Chemtrails etc have played a large role in this b/c of their weather control modifications. And recently, their weather control modifications have really gone out of control(ie-snowing heavily in months that never do, soaring temperatures like never before, etc).

The other day, I saw a youtube video talking about HAARP/Chemtrails, etc - and that cartoon "The Smurfs" was being used as predictive programming in one episode, where one of the characters created it, and once there was a fight over the use of it, weather patterns started going out of control.

Yeah - makes you wonder...
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« Reply #369 on: October 18, 2013, 03:34:02 pm »

http://www.ticotimes.net/More-news/News-Briefs/Natural-causes-likely-to-blame-for-mass-fish-deaths-on-Costa-Rica-s-Caribbean-coast_Friday-October-04-2013
Natural causes likely to blame for mass fish deaths on Costa Rica's Caribbean coast
10/4/13

Local residents also reported spotting dead turtles, dolphins and crabs, but researchers are downplaying the threat of contamination or illegal activity.

PUERTO VIEJO, Limón – More than seashells have been washing up with the tide along Costa Rica’s southern Caribbean coast over the past three weeks. Residents in the area have also reported dead turtles, dolphins and crabs.

Fearing possible contamination, investigators and park rangers began a series of tests last week after piles of dead fish washed up on the shores of Gandoca, Manzanillo and Punta Uva.

“The numbers made us feel like this was something abnormal,” said Donald Campbell, the head of the Environment Ministry’s Marine and Coastal Program in the Amistad-Caribe region. “Last week we began gathering fish for study.”

The University of Costa Rica released its results of the fish study on Friday. It showed that chemicals or other unnatural causes were not to blame. All of the dead fish collected were sharp-nosed pufferfish, a species associated with mass natural deaths caused from problems in reproduction and naturally occurring diseases.

“If the cause had been contamination we would have seen other dead species,” said José Masís, the administrator of the Gandoca Manzanillo Wildlife Refuge. “We don’t think these fish deaths are related to the other dead animals.”

According to Campbell, MINAE officials have not encountered much of the dead marine life reported, but they are investigating it.

“The only dead turtles we have seen washed up without heads,” he said. “There are diseases and contamination that could do this, but it looked like a predator. We are keeping our eyes open and if we see anything we will conduct the proper tests.”


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« Reply #370 on: October 18, 2013, 03:47:45 pm »

http://www.topsecretwriters.com/2013/09/why-are-elk-mysteriously-dying-in-new-mexico/
Why are Elk Mysteriously Dying in New Mexico?

In August of 2013, more than 100 elk were found dead on a range to the north of Las Vegas. They are believed to have all died within a 24 hour period. The mysterious deaths have left the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish baffled over what caused the animals to die.

The death of livestock is not in itself a rare occurrence. Poachers, predators, disease, toxins, starvation, drought, heat and even lightening can wipe out herds of animals. Wildlife officials have, however, dismissed these possibilities.

Anthrax poisoning, which occurs following ingestion of the organism, was suspected as causing the deaths. In 2000, more than 150 livestock animals in North Dakota died of anthrax. The bacteria also exists naturally in the New Mexico region.

However, according to a report in Live Science, tests for anthrax came back negative. (1)

Pesticides have also been responsible for killing livestock. Cattle will eat grass that has been sprayed with pesticides such as calcium arsenate powder and liquid arsenate herbicide. These substances are highly toxic to livestock. If arsenic is ingested, it can damage small blood vessels, which affects the blood supply to the major organs, as stated by the LSU AGCenter. (2)

There does, however, seem to be no evidence of any pesticide use in the area and officials have ruled out the use of heavy pesticides as being the reason for the mass killings.

Is the Weather to Blame?

Thunderstorms and lightning are a common occurrence in the New Mexico area, particularly during the summer months. In fact, according to the Severe Weather Climatology for New Mexico report, because the state has one of the highest storm frequencies in the United States, it has the highest lightning fatalities per capita in the US. (3)

Lighting does represent a significant hazard to large animals and the natural world and, given the frequency of lightning in the area, death by lightning was another slim possibility. However, this premise was ruled out by officials at the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish primarily because it would be highly unlikely that lightning strikes would lead to the deaths of 100 animals.

Contamination and Disease as Possible Causes

Contaminated well water is another possible cause of the mystery deaths but no toxins have been identified in the water. An unidentified disease has also been mentioned as being a potential cause but has also been dubbed as being unlikely due to the implausibility that so many animals would all die so quickly.

Another possible culprit is Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease (EHD), which is carried by insect bites.

“With EHD, an elk could get a fever. It’s usually a pretty fast illness, and up to eight to 36 hours later the animals go into shock, and then they die,” said Rachel Shockley, spokesperson for New Mexico Game and Fish department. (4)

Theories and Other Examples of Sudden Animal Deaths

This is not the first time large groups of livestock have simultaneously died and the cause of the deaths is unconfirmed and remains a mystery.

In the 1980s, a mysterious wasting disease killed 280 cattle on a farm near the Dry Run Landfill in West Virginia. The incident eventually led to a Class Action lawsuit against DuPont, a US chemical company. DuPont was blamed for contaminating the drinking water supplies at the farm with C8.

The contamination was said to have originated from the DuPont Washington Works facility in Wood County. According to the Fluoride Action Network Pesticide Project, the farmers sued DuPont for the death of their cattle and the ill health of their family and farm workers.

The cause of death was never conclusively associated with the chemical contamination of drinking water stemming from the DuPont facility. The company did settle for an “undisclosed amount” in light of the allegations. (5)

In 2010, a more fantastical theory was pinned as the cause of deaths of more than 300 goats in rural Mexico. Shepherds and ranchers in the area were convinced that el chupacabra – goat sucker in Spanish – a Hispanic vampire beast was responsible for the livestock killings.

“Shepherds in Puebla State are frightened by the attacks on their flocks by either the chupacabra, wild dogs or some other wild creature that they’ve been unable to hunt down, and which has caused the deaths of over 300 goats for some 50 days,” reporter Pedro Morales noted in a report. (6)

As for the fated elks, EHD seems like the most probable cause. As Rachel Shockley says, EHD is most dangerous at this time of the year when temperatures are hot and the animals stay close together at water supplies.

Both water samples from the streams and creeks and tissue samples have been sent off for testing. Until EHD has been confirmed, the death of so many elk in a 75,000-acre ranch remains a mystery.
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« Reply #371 on: October 18, 2013, 03:51:03 pm »

http://www.oregonlive.com/pacific-northwest-news/index.ssf/2013/10/swallows_killed_in_thousands_b.html
Swallows killed by thousands by harsh weather in Oregon
10/3/13

The storms that have thrashed Oregon have taken a big toll on swallows, killing thousands from St. Helens to Junction City.

Residents have reported groups ranging from 10 to 200 dead or dying barn and violet-green swallows in barns and around other structures where they perch. The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife said the dieoffs appear to be worst close to rivers and standing water where the birds tend to gather.

The toll, estimated in the thousands, has stunned Fish and Wildlife specialists. “This type of mortality event is unprecedented and considered a rare and unusual event,” said Colin Gillin, wildlife veterinarian for the agency. “The effect on bird populations is unknown.”

Pathologists at the Oregon State University Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory who examined carcasses said their bodies were emaciated, indicating that the birds had not eaten during the recent harsh weather. They suspect that consecutive days of pounding rain and strong winds had prevented the swallows from feeding at a time when they normally would be bulking up in preparation for their winter migration to Central and South America.

The swallows feed on insects while flying. Severe weather can prevent young or weaker birds from consuming enough food to sustain them in flight. The swallows come to Oregon in summer and return south in winter.
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« Reply #372 on: October 18, 2013, 03:54:54 pm »

Again, drop in oxygen levels in the water...

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« Reply #373 on: October 18, 2013, 03:59:38 pm »

http://www.undercurrentnews.com/2013/10/02/salmon-farms-rushing-to-slaughter-8000t-fish-due-to-high-lice-levels/#.Uk3CCp1wbIU
10/2/13
Salmon farms rushing to slaughter 8,000t fish due to high lice levels

Five Norwegian salmon producers are mass-slaughtering some 8,000 metric tons of salmon from their pens in an area north of Vikna, central Norway, due to high lice levels.

Three of those, Marine Harvest, Emilsen Fisk and Midt-Norsk Havbruk, are rushing to empty some 5,000 metric tons within deadlines set by the Norwegian food safety authority (NFSA).

In late August, the authority had informed these three producers that they would have to slaughter all their salmon in the area, after all other measures to counter the lice infestation failed.

Vikna, located in Ytre Namdal, in Nord Trondelag, is one of the busiest salmon farming regions in Norway.

The three producers had levels of five to six mature female lice per fish in the area affected — far above the national limit of 0.5/fish, said John Bjarne Falch, regional director of NFSA.

NFSA has ordered the producers to slaughter all their fish, or face a fine of approximately NOK 100,000 per day, for every day extending beyond the deadline, said Falch. One producer has to slaughter its fish by Oct. 3, another by Oct. 10 and the third by Oct. 23.

“It’s a question of capacity,” Falch told Undercurrent News. “The slaughterhouses are running at full steam, so the deadlines just reflect how fast they can empty their pens.”

Two other producers, Sinkaberg-Hansen and Salmonor, also operate in the same area. While these have not reached the national limit, they have come very close to it, and have decided to slaughter the fish of their own accord, said Falch.

This means some 8,000t are now being harvested from the area this month, he said. The fish affected are around 3.5-4kg in size, on average.

Need for bigger zone, better management

The farms in the area had started to show signs of resistance to traditional anti-lice measures. The producers had managed to deal with the situation so far, with best practices and biological means, but by the spring, it started becoming problematic, said Falch. The summer then intensified the situation, as sea lice reproduce faster in warmer waters.

Under Norwegian regulations, when a farm first exceeds its lice level limit, NFSA orders it to address the situation using all delousing methods available. Failing which, as in this case, the authority orders the affected pens to be emptied of all fish.

In Falch’s view, part of the problem in Vikna is that the farming zone designated for the area was too small. In Norway, salmon farming areas are divided into zones, in which farms must comply to certain rules on sizes and biomass, and must empty their pens and fallow at the same time.

This fallowing time is usually key in regulating sea lice, as they disappear when the fish are harvested, and are at their lowest levels when farming resumes. In this case, however, because the zone is small, the farms were getting infected immediately after fallowing from lice in neighboring zones, said Falch.

As a result, NFSA is working on expanding the zone in question. The area will also be ordered to fallow for the whole of February and March next year, he said.

Another issue, he said, is to do with how the farms are managed. “A bit further south, we have some farms, the same type of site, which have managed to keep the lice levels at 0.06 per fish — a tenth of what the regulation says.”

These sites do not have any other delousing methods than the ones north of Vikna, he said, showing the importance of good management. “If you use delousing products too early, for instance, you incur a higher risk of creating resistance among the fish.”
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More fish are dead
10/2/13

Cereté. Hundreds of fish known as Yalúa, Cherita, Bearded, as well as snakes and iguanas, kept appearing dead yesterday in the waters of Caño Bugre. Mortality of fish are Papoche evidence from the village, in the village The Retreat of the Indians, to the Caracas neighborhood in Cereté.  The tour around the pipe can be seen from afar and small fish piled with garbage rotting.

After attending the event, Pedro Velasquez, Municipality Government Secretary, he called on the Regional Autonomous Corporation of the Valley of the Sinu and San Jorge (CVS), to report what had happened.  "It is very unfortunate this environmental emergency, which had not happened for years," said the official.

 On the other hand, some people believe that fish kills due to high pollution that has the spout all the way Bugre.
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In Krasnodar, the fish die en masse

Experts believe that the reason the temperature drop


A huge number of dead fish was found by local residents in one of the Karasunsky lakes.  Even yesterday, the representatives of emergency services removed the fish and sent for examination.  The Ministry of Natural Resources edge explained that the problem is known and what is likely the cause of the incident was the temperature drop.
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Hundreds of Sudden Death Chickens in Bogor
10/1/13

Metrotvnews.com, Bogor: Taste was was now haunt the residents of Taman Sari, precisely in Kampung Kabandungan, Ciapus village, Bogor regency, because of their cattle that died suddenly.

 Until now, people do not know what the cause of death of chickens.

 According Pandi, one of the neighbors, livestock events chicken they died suddenly, has occurred since the end of last week.

 He said, if counted as a whole number of chickens matii more than 100 individuals.

 "The number of dead was much. Hundred more tails. Due not in a RT, but there is in some RT," says Pandi who met in the middle of nowhere to bury dead chickens (without any combustion process or wrapped), Tuesday (1/10) .

 He said the first incident was the chicken died suddenly in RT 2/RW 09.  But now ranging from RT 1, RT2, RT3, RT RT 4 and 5, there are citizens of the chickens died suddenly.  (Dede Susianti)
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« Reply #377 on: October 18, 2013, 04:14:21 pm »

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10,000 Walrus Come Ashore in Northwest Alaska
10/2/13

ANCHORAGE, Alaska  -- An estimated 10,000 walrus unable to find sea ice over shallow Arctic Ocean water have come ashore on Alaska's northwest coast.

Scientists with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on Friday photographed walrus packed onto a beach on a barrier island near Point Lay, an Inupiat Eskimo village 300 miles southwest of Barrow and 700 miles northwest of Anchorage.

The walrus have been coming to shore since mid-September. The large herd was spotted during NOAA's annual arctic marine mammal aerial survey, an effort conducted with the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, the agency that conducts offshore lease sales.

An estimated 2,000 to 4,000 walrus were photographed at the site Sept. 12. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the agency that manages walrus, immediately took steps to prevent a stampede among the animals packed shoulder to shoulder on the rocky coastline. The agency works with villages to keep people and airplanes a safe distance from herds.

Young animals are especially vulnerable to stampedes triggered by a polar bear, a human hunter or a low-flying airplane. The carcasses of more than 130 mostly young walruses were counted after a stampede in September 2009 at Alaska's Icy Cape.

The gathering of walrus on shore is a phenomenon that has accompanied the loss of summer sea ice as the climate has warmed.

Pacific walrus spend winters in the Bering Sea. Females give birth on sea ice and use ice as a diving platform to reach snails, clams and worms on the shallow continental shelf.

As temperatures warm in summer, the edge of the sea ice recedes north. Females and their young ride the edge of the sea ice into the Chukchi Sea. However, in recent years, sea ice has receded north beyond continental shelf waters and into Arctic Ocean water 10,000 feet deep or more where walrus cannot dive to the bottom.

Walrus in large numbers were first spotted on the U.S. side of the Chukchi Sea in 2007. They returned in 2009, and in 2011, scientists estimated 30,000 walruses along one kilometer of beach near Point Lay.

Remnant ice kept walrus offshore in 2008 and again last year.

The goal of the marine mammals survey is to record the abundance of bowhead, gray, minke, fin and beluga whales plus other marine mammals in areas of potential oil and natural gas development, said NOAA Fisheries marine mammal scientist Megan Ferguson in an announcement.

"In addition to photographing the walrus haulout area, NOAA scientists documented more bowhead whales, including calves and feeding adults in the Beaufort Sea this summer compared to 2012," said Ferguson. "We are also seeing more gray whale calves in the Chukchi Sea than we have in recent years."

Environmental groups say the loss of sea ice due to climate warming is harming marine mammals and oil and gas development would add to their stress.


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« Reply #378 on: October 18, 2013, 04:17:05 pm »

IMHO, it's becoming more clear why they're putting out this "climate change"/"global warming" propaganda - to cover up the fact that they have their own technology tools like HAARP/Chemtrails etc to control the weather.

Now it's come to a point where for whatever reason, this weather modification system has gone so out of control - my guess is b/c there's a lot of division going on in the Illuminati/TPTB over what agendas they want to implement, that everything's pretty much been compromised.

Later on, will post that video of that "The Smurfs" episode where one of the characters came up with the idea, only for everyone else wanting to get into the mix, and then everything went out of control.
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Environment: fish kill in the creek Vertosan (Avise).  Fishing for
10/7/13

Because of extensive mortality of fish the Regional Consortium fishing ordered in advance the ban on fishing in the creek Vertosan, from source to mouth, until 20 October 2013, the date of closure of the fishery.  This was communicated in a statement the Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources.  The fish deaths and 'focused in particular on the stretch of river downstream of the plain of Clapion, in the municipality of Avise.  In the meantime, have taken the investigation to determine the causes and the actual extent of the phenomenon.  In particular, ongoing laboratory tests on specimens of fish and water samples.  To take care of the checks are the competent structures of the Forestry Department of the Valle d'Aosta, in collaboration with the Regional Consortium fishing and technical support of the Regional Agency for the Protection of the Environment and the Institute of Experimental Zooprofilattico Piedmont, Liguria and Valle d'Aosta.
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« Reply #380 on: October 18, 2013, 04:23:41 pm »

Killed 18 of the 22 pilot whales that beached on Monday in Bars
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10/8/13

Ferrol, October 8 (EFE). - Eighteen pilot whales from a pod of 22 copies, males, females and young-that beached on Monday Bars coruñesa beach, in the town of Manon, and had been refloated with much effort Cemma volunteers have died in the last hours, this time, on the coast of Vicedo, in Lugo.

  In total, there are 18 whales dead, indicated from the Cemma, the Coordinator for the Study of Marine Mammals of Galicia-six on Monday and another eleven today, while the rest of the pack vague, disoriented today wandered upriver on the Sister has gone offshore unlikely to survive without a male guide and so close to the coast, the sources indicated.

 Among the 18 pilot whales have died no males, females and young, told Efe Alfredo Lopez, spokesman for the coordinator.

 Among the four remaining, three are female teenagers who were out to sea and fourth copy which is missing.

 A group of 20 people, including Cemma volunteers, members of Civil Protection, Environmental technicians Xunta have worked all day today, until after 20:00 pm, looking to bail out dead specimens survivors.

 The first day on the beach beached 22 Bars and died six out of the sand.  They managed to survive 16, including 4 or 5 pups, which were to lead to deeper waters.

 However, few hours later, more than half of the herd back to beach, this time on the other side of the estuary of O Barqueiro, Arealonga beach in Vicedo, on the coast of Lugo, and as many ( 7) being scooped by the river Sor.

 Of the seven who swam the river, five have died and another disappeared.

 Three returned to the ocean but no guide to lead them back to their natural habitat.

 These finned specimens, a kind similar to but larger dolphin that lives in deep water near the Atlantic islands (Canaries, Madeira and Azores).

 They feed on squid and fish medium.  An adult male can reach five feet long and weigh nearly a ton.

 The Cemma necropsies performed at some of the examples to try to locate the head of the group and find out what happened.

 They suspect that he was hurt or sick, and that made him disoriented.  The bodies will be cremated in order to avoid public health problems and others will serve to extract skeletons for da Natureza Museum of SGHN in Ferrol or for scientific purposes.
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« Reply #381 on: October 18, 2013, 04:27:43 pm »

http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/newslocal/northern-beaches/mutton-birds-in-their-hundreds-wash-up-on-sydney8217s-northern-beaches-as-their-migration-ends/story-fngr8hax-1226735386866
Mutton birds in their hundreds wash up on Sydney's northern beaches as their migration ends
10/9/13

HUNDREDS of dead mutton birds have turned up on the northern beaches in a grim demonstration of nature's way. 
 
The Tasmanian mutton birds, also known as short-tailed shearwaters, have been found in large numbers on Newport, Narrabeen, Collaroy and Dee Why beaches in the past week.

The mass deaths are a natural result of the bird's epic migration from Bass Strait to the Bering Sea on the edge of the Arctic Circle.

The 30,000km return journey sees a number of birds reach the limits of their endurance, falling into the sea and being washed up on our shores as they near the end of their journey.

As a result, large numbers of birds can sometimes be found on Australian east coast beaches, according to the NSW Wildlife, Rescue and Education Service.

"Many are exhausted from the long migration and 'crash' onto suburban and city beaches before they reach home," the WIRES website states.

"A shearwater can lose almost half its body weight during the long migration so the chances of survival once washed ashore are very slim. As alarming as this may appear, it is natural mortality."

The migration, one of the longest of any bird in the world, takes the birds north between April and May, and they return in late spring and summer to breed.

Pittwater Council acting natural environment and education manager Matthew Hansen said the yearly migration could lead to dead birds on our beaches this time of year.

"Given the gruelling nature of their migration, most years see some of the weaker birds not making the journey and ending up being washed up onto our local beaches," he said.

WIRES states the mutton bird is among the world's most numerous bird species, with 23 million breeding pairs estimated to live in Bass Strait.

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Nebraska Panhandle residents clean up fallen trees, dead cattle left in snowstorm's wake
10/8/13

LINCOLN, Nebraska — Residents in northwest Nebraska worked Tuesday to clean up fallen trees and dead cattle left in the wake of a massive snowstorm, while state officials implored them to keep detailed records so they might qualify for government assistance.

Lt. Gov. Lavon Heidemann and a state emergency team met with local officials in Chadron, Crawford and Harrison. Heidemann, a longtime farmer, said he was surprised by the number of the livestock deaths, which was expected to rise into the thousands.

"It was worse than I thought," Heidemann said in an interview. The storm "just took tree after tree after tree. What I wasn't prepared for was the loss of livestock. They showed me pictures of animal after animal — piles of them — that they're going to have to deal with. There's snow still out there, and as it melts, I'm sure they're going to be finding even more."

Heidemann, who oversees Nebraska's emergency services, stressed the importance of keeping detailed receipts of storm cleanup expenses. The state offers partial reimbursement to communities once their expenses rise beyond a certain point, but Heidemann said it isn't clear whether the area will qualify for federal aid. State officials can't get their questions answered because of the federal government's partial shutdown, he said.

At least 90 percent of the properties in Chadron saw some type of damage, mostly to trees that collapsed under wet, heavy snow and wind, said city manager Wayne Anderson.

The wind-whipped storm was part of a massive front that dumped up to several feet of snow on the western Plains, and caused tornadoes in eastern Nebraska, South Dakota and Iowa. Officials in Nebraska said there was heavy tree damage along the Highway 20 corridor between Rushville and Harrison. Chadron and Crawford were especially hard-hit, and officials say Chadron received 10 inches of snow. In northeast Nebraska, tornadoes caused millions in damage to a business district in Wayne and injured 15.

The severity of the snowstorm, unusual for early October, caught many ranchers in the Nebraska Panhandle off guard. They reported widespread losses of cattle that froze or suffocated in massive snow drifts while out on summer ranges.

"There are thousands dead — thousands," said Jack Hunter, owner of the Crawford Livestock Market. "There are 2,000 to 3,000 in our area that I know of. I'm 62 years old, I've been here my whole life, and I've never seen anything like it."

The Nebraska Department of Agriculture was encouraging ranchers to keep detailed records of any losses and have them verified by a third party, such as a veterinarian or county extension agent, in case they become eligible for federal assistance. They were also advised to take photographs and hold onto receipts for carcass-removal services. Two cattle operations had contacted the department as of Tuesday afternoon to report losses of more than 100 head, said spokeswoman Christin Kamm.

Chadron saw widespread damage to power lines and poles in the city of 5,900, and more isolated cases of trees that fell onto homes and vehicles, he said. Wind gusts reached between 50 and 60 mph during the weekend storm, according to the National Weather Service in Cheyenne, Wyoming As of Tuesday afternoon, Anderson, the city manager, said residents had hauled more than 900 truckloads of debris to its dump site.

Despite the damage, Anderson said residents had made progress with the help of volunteers. Two local churches canceled their Sunday services to help, and a local Walmart store sent 15 of its associates into the streets with chain saws to help clear fallen branches. City officials took to the radio and social media, asking residents to drape towels over their front door to signal that they need help clearing debris.

"There's been a tremendous surge in volunteerism," Anderson said. "In a frontier community like we are, something like this tends to bring people together."

Heidemann toured the region Tuesday with Al Berndt, assistant director of the Nebraska Emergency Management Agency.

In Crawford, vehicles filled with storm debris have been forming lines a half-mile long outside the local dump. The city saw between 12 to 14 inches of snow, but the winds "just tore the heck out of our trees," said Mayor Terry Haugen.

"We're going to be working at this for a week or so," Haugen said. "I've got the dump open seven days a week, and I can't even give you a count of how many people are hauling stuff right now."
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http://www.starnewsonline.com/article/20131008/ARTICLES/131009718/1155?Title=Fish-kill-continues-on-Neuse-River
10/8/13
Fish kill continues on Neuse River

State Water Quality officer Bert Simons estimated that fish in the Neuse River have been dying for two and a half weeks now, while Coastal Carolina River Watch’s Rick Dove says he’s been fielding calls since at least Oct. 2, when they started washing up at Carolina Pines.

As of Sunday, thousands of dead menhaden were washing up along New Bern’s shores while the strong odor of their rotting carcasses could be smelled downtown. The same thing is happening along the Pamlico River, Simons said, and it’s a kill that residents can expect to see continue for at least another two weeks.

“The fish kill is just going on day after day,” Dove said. As to the size of the kill, he said, “Nobody’s out there doing a count that I know of,” but based on his experience, Dove is willing to guess that “we’re in the millions at this point. Quite possibly the tens of millions.”

Fish that are still alive “are in their death spirals,” Dove said. “You can see them everywhere.”

It is the third fish kill in four months, following on the heels of kills first reported on July 10 and Aug. 11. Dove described these kills as “moderate” in size.

The last major fish kill, in which about 200 million fish were killed, began just over a year ago on Oct. 2, 2012. That kill, Dove pointed out, took 30 days, and he expects the current one to follow a similar pattern.

Neuse Riverkeeper Lauren Wargo agreed.

“Dead fish will only float for about 48 hours, so what you see out there have just died,” she said. Wargo also described schools of fish swimming with open sores and added that the bottom of the river is littered with dead fish that have sunk.
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10/5/13
Waste plant leaks in Rio Mogi and kills thousands of fish

Dam broke between Descalvado and Santa Rita do Passa Quatro (SP).
Cetesb Police and accompanying Environmental Impact situation in the region.


Thousands of fish died late on Friday (4) after the breaking of a dam waste of Usina Santa Rita, located between Descalvado and Santa Rita do Passa Quatro (SP).  The accident caused the leak pollutants into the Rio Mogi and affected neighboring cities such as Corner (SP).  The Environmental Company of the State of São Paulo (Cetesb) and the Environmental Police accompany the situation.

The communication department of the plant reported that there was no spill vinasse (waste cane sugar) and that will determine along with environmental agencies which caused the death of fish.

The plant explained that, due to heavy rains in recent days, a dam to contain the plant did not withstand the demand and broke.  The advisory states that the dam was only rain water and springs and had no chemical.

Accident
The river water was completely black in places where there was contact with pollutants.  Cetesb collected samples to assess the extent of damage caused by the spill.

"We found the release of wastewater from the storage tank of the plant.  We find that the water is actually reaching the river.  The collection will check changes the quality of the water body and the finding of dead fish, "said engenheiroThales Rissi.

The samples were sent to the agency in Ribeirão Preto (SP).  The result of the assessment should leave between five to ten days.  According to Police Sgt Environmental Appeared Marcelo Ferreira, the plant will be punished if found responsible for the accident.  "There will be the development of fines and the process will be forwarded to prosecutors for criminal and civil measures," he said.

Revolt
Owner of a fishery in the region, Luiz Carlos Pitanguy, 52, said that around 19h heard a loud blast of thrashing fish.  "Soon after people began turning up dead.  It was golden, crusty, painted, had never seen anything like it, "he reported.

Besides the environmental crime, Pitanguy is also concerned with the support of the family.  "I live on fishing.  I do not know what I'll do yet, have to wait to see if you still have fish to see if then take some action.  Otherwise I'll have to close the fishery, "he said.
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Trues with 50,000 in fines for fish kills

It was last week that acute pollution killed huge amounts of fish.  County Governor writes on its website that the received message on the afternoon of the 26th  September's pollution.

 Then it was a few hours ago a municipal sewer was clogged.  It did that wastewater from ECOPRO construction ended in Skjørdalsbekkens upper part.  How was it according to the municipality on for about one hour.

 - The spill resulted in at least all the fish in the upper part, but probably all fish in the Skjørdalsbekken dead, says the County.  The Authority considers this regrettable, as it is the third time that clogged drain causes massive fish kills.  The last time it happened was in 2011, and since then the population had rebounded.

 The County looking seriously at the accidental discharges, and now gives the municipality deadline to 15  November to provide feedback on the follow-up of audit days after discharge.

 They also announced fines of 50,000 kroner.

 Coercive fines are a means to the person responsible for the illegal state to have an economic incentive to comply with the requirements set.  If the requirements are met, release the municipality to pay the daily fine.
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« Reply #386 on: October 19, 2013, 08:39:19 pm »

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/15/science/earth/something-is-killing-off-the-moose.html?_r=1&
10/14/13
Moose Die-Off Alarms Scientists

CHOTEAU, Mont. — Across North America — in places as far-flung as Montana and British Columbia, New Hampshire and Minnesota — moose populations are in steep decline. And no one is sure why.

Twenty years ago, Minnesota had two geographically separate moose populations. One of them has virtually disappeared since the 1990s, declining to fewer than 100 from 4,000.

The other population, in northeastern Minnesota, is dropping 25 percent a year and is now fewer than 3,000, down from 8,000. (The moose mortality rate used to be 8 percent to 12 percent a year.) As a result, wildlife officials have suspended all moose hunting.

Here in Montana, moose hunting permits fell to 362 last year, from 769 in 1995.

“Something’s changed,” said Nicholas DeCesare, a biologist with the Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks who is counting moose in this part of the state — one of numerous efforts across the continent to measure and explain the decline. “There’s fewer moose out there, and hunters are working harder to find them.”

What exactly has changed remains a mystery. Several factors are clearly at work. But a common thread in most hypotheses is climate change.

Winters have grown substantially shorter across much of the moose’s range. In New Hampshire, a longer fall with less snow has greatly increased the number of winter ticks, a devastating parasite. “You can get 100,000 ticks on a moose,” said Kristine Rines, a biologist with the state’s Fish and Game Department.

In Minnesota, the leading culprits are brain worms and liver flukes. Both spend part of their life cycles in snails, which thrive in moist environments.

Another theory is heat stress. Moose are made for cold weather, and when the temperature rises above 23 degrees Fahrenheit in winter, as has happened more often in recent years, they expend extra energy to stay cool. That can lead to exhaustion and death.

In the Cariboo Mountains of British Columbia, a recent study pinned the decline of moose on the widespread killing of forest by an epidemic of pine bark beetles, which seem to thrive in warmer weather. The loss of trees left the moose exposed to human and animal predators.

In Smithers, British Columbia, in April, a moose — starving and severely infested with ticks — wandered into the flower section of a Safeway market. It was euthanized.

Unregulated hunting may also play a role in moose mortality. So may wolves in Minnesota and the West.

Scientists and officials say other factors could still emerge. Because most moose die in the fall, the next few months may provide insight.

“It’s complicated because there’s so many pieces of this puzzle that could be impacted by climate change,” said Erika Butler, until recently the wildlife veterinarian at the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.

The stakes go beyond the moose themselves. The animals are ecosystem engineers; when they browse shrubs, for example, they create habitat for some nesting birds.

And moose contribute to the economy. In New Hampshire, for instance, moose-watching tourism is a $115-million-a-year business, according to Ms. Rines. Hunting permits also generate revenue.

Moose deaths are hard to study, scientists say. The moose is a member of the deer family, but unlike deer it is a solitary animal that does not run in herds, so it can be hard to track. Moreover, moose have such high levels of body fat that they decompose rapidly; after 24 hours, a necropsy has little value.

In January, Minnesota started an unusual $1.2 million study using advanced monitoring technology to find moose as soon as they die. Live animals are captured and fitted with collars that give their location every 15 minutes, and they are given feed containing a tiny transmitter that remains in the body and monitors heart rate and temperature. Then the moose are released back into the wild.

If the heart stops beating, it sends a text message to our phone that says, ‘I’m dead at x and y coordinates,’ ” said Dr. Butler, who leads the study. The messages are monitored around the clock; when a moose dies, a team on call rushes to the scene by car or helicopter.

The winter tick problem in New Hampshire is particularly vexing. The animals lose so much blood they can become anemic. Worse, the ticks drive the moose crazy; they constantly scratch, tearing off large patches of hair.

Some moose lose so much hair they look pale, even spectral; some people call them “ghost moose.” When it rains in the spring, the moose, deprived of their warm coats, then become hypothermic.

Winter ticks hatch in the fall and begin to climb aboard their host. They are dormant until January or February, when they start to feed, molt into adults and then drop off.

Moose spend a lot of time feeding in lakes, but wading in water doesn’t drown the ticks, which form an air bubble that allows them to survive immersion in water.

New Hampshire’s winter tick problem is a relatively recent phenomenon. But then, so are moose. The animals were hunted out of existence during Colonial times; they returned to the state only in the 1970s.

While deer have evolved to an ecological balance with ticks, moose have not.

Deer are grooming animals, so they are able to keep tick numbers fairly low. By contrast, said Ms. Rines, the biologist, “moose didn’t evolve with ticks, and they don’t groom them off.” That has led to swarms of ticks
.

The solution to the tick problem might be, paradoxically, more moose hunting. “It’s up to the public,” she said. “We could kill more if we want healthy moose.”
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Video: Scientists in Calif. Examine Rare Beaked Whale
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10/18/13

A rare whale that has a dolphin-shaped head and saber-like teeth has been found dead on Los Angeles' Venice Beach, even though it prefers frigid subarctic waters. Marine biologists are working to preserve and examine the elusive arctic species. (Oct. 18)
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« Reply #388 on: October 20, 2013, 08:41:35 pm »

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M1LFORD - Some residents in M1lford are concerned after thousands of mussels recently washed ashore along Point Beach.

Beach locals say they have never seen such a high amount of the shellfish on the shore, which has created a foul stench in the area.

Former marine biology professor Joe Schnierlein identified the shellfish as blue mussels, which he says are the mussels people cook and eat. Schnierlien's biggest concern was answering the question on how the mussels died.

“They do not do well in fresh water, so there could have been a slug of fresh water that hit a huge colony of them,” said Schnierlein. “The fresh water killed them very quickly over a short period of time. That caused them to release and come off the rocks.”

Schnierlein said he doesn’t believe the mussels died because of toxins in the water because other species have not been found in mass quantities on the beach.
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« Reply #389 on: October 26, 2013, 07:06:00 pm »

http://www.wbir.com/story/news/local/maryville-blount/2013/10/19/dead-fish-found/3089313/
10/19/13
Homeowners puzzled after finding hundreds of dead fish

Homeowners on the Little River in Louisville are trying to figure out why hundreds of dead fish turned up in the water Saturday.

Cherie Greenway said she first noticed the dead fish around noon on Saturday. She said she was walking along the water at her home when she saw hundreds – maybe even a thousand – dead fish belly up in the water.

She said she has never seen anything like it in the five years she lived there. Greenway said she's worried about what may have caused it.

"We have dogs that drink out of the lake," said Greenway. "The deer across the lake come here and drink water. And I'm just afraid it's going to kill them. I'm just sad to see these fish dying like that. It's sad because I feed those fish."

Greenway says an officer with the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency checked out the situation Saturday evening.

The agent said he is not completely sure what killed the fish. He said it could have been a lack of oxygen because crews are currently lowering water levels.

TWRA is still investigating.
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