UN Report warns of nature declining at unprecedented rates

A United Nations report warns that #nature is declining globally at rates “unprecedented in human history with grave impacts on global populations likely”.

Human society is in jeopardy from the accelerating decline of the Earth’s natural life-support systems, the world’s leading scientists have warned, as they announced the results of the most thorough planetary health check ever undertaken.

From coral reefs, rainforests and savannahs, nature is being destroyed at a rate tens to hundreds of times higher than the average over the past 10 million years, according to the UN global assessment report.

The biomass of wild mammals has fallen by 82%, natural ecosystems have lost about half their area and a million species are at risk of extinction – all largely as a result of human actions, said the study, compiled over three years by more than 450 scientists and diplomats.

Support our wildlife and habitat connectivity with The Cat That Changed America. You can sponsor a screening in your local community and raise awareness for wildlife and educate on the dangers of anticoagulant rodenticides. Get in touch via the contact page.

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P55 mountain lion found dead in Santa Monica Mountains

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We are saddened to hear from the National Park Service about the death of P-55 mountain lion whose remains were found recently in the Santa Monica Mountains.

P55 famously crossed the 101 freeway twice and was only 3 years old when he died (mountain lions can live up to 14 years old).

The cause of his death is still unknown, but the effects of anti-coagulant rodenticides could have played a role, as it has done with other mountain lion deaths such as P-34.

The need to educate about rodenticides and the importance of habitat connectivity is more important than ever. If you or your community would like to sponsor a screening of THE CAT THAT CHANGED AMERICA please get in contact with tony@sabanafilms.com

SAN LUIS OBISPO FILM FESTIVAL DATES

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The Cat That Changed America will be a feature attraction at the San Luis Obispo Film Festival 2018, playing at the Palm Theatre, 817 Palm Street, San Luis Obispo:
Thursday 15th March 1pm
 
Saturday 17th March 1:15pm
 
Sunday 18th March 1:15pm
Each screening followed by Q&A.
Screening sponsored by Pacific Wildlife Care
Ticket information here https://slofilmfest.org
The film is one of the top 10 festival picks:
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