ClimateWatch: Birds and Bees

Justin Trudeau signs Paris climate treaty at UN, vows to harness renewable energy

CBC.ca  – ‎5 hours ago‎
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau signed the Paris agreement on climate change during a ceremony at the United Nations in New York City this morning, giving his word that Canada will harness the power of renewable energy as a way of reducing greenhouse …

Also in Current Climate Change/Pandemic news:

Will the spread of the Zika virus mark the end of care-free vacationing to the Caribbean?

AccuWeather.com  – ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
Confirmed cases of the Zika virus have been on the rise since May of 2015, when the Pan American Health Organization first issued an alert confirming the mosquito-borne infection in Brazil.

Cracking the Zika mystery

Science Daily  – ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
Published online on 19 April 2016 in the journal Nature, their findings reveal the Zika virus structure and identify potential sites on the virus to target with therapeutics.

Florida residents protest release of genetically modified mosquitos to fight Zika virus

Orlando Weekly (blog)  – ‎12 hours ago‎
Florida residents protest release of genetically modified mosquitos to fight Zika virus. Posted By Deanna Ferrante on Fri, Apr 22, 2016 at 6:35 AM.

Brazil targets zika virus with smelly, mosquito-killing billboards

SlashGear  – ‎3 hours ago‎
Brazil, epicenter of the growing zika virus outbreak, is now home to a pair of billboards that smell like sweaty humans and exist merely to lure mosquitoes to their death.
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Zika virus detected in 2 pregnant BC women

CBC.ca  – ‎Apr 19, 2016‎
Two pregnant women in B.C. have tested positive for Zika virus, health officials have confirmed. The women are being regularly monitored with special higher resolution ultrasounds at B.C.
it seems that the Health Canada graphic is out of date, eh?

zika-fact-card Zika-map

Meanwhile, in Prehistoric Climate Change:

Why birds were the only dinosaurs that survived mass extinction

CBC.ca  – ‎8 hours ago‎
Birds are the only lineage of dinosaurs that survived after an asteroid smashed into the Earth 66 million years ago, causing a mass extinction.
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Doing what bears do

Nina and frogs

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bee-colony-collapse-disorder-illustration

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