99 red drifloons
23 July 2014 @ 9:10 PM

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1 day ago via princess-loli (originally friendlyfisting)
23 July 2014 @ 8:42 PM
ruinedchildhood:

Some disney characters that I think deserve their own leggings 

ruinedchildhood:

Some disney characters that I think deserve their own leggings 

1 day ago via princess-loli (originally ruinedchildhood)
23 July 2014 @ 8:14 PM

amischiefofmice:

givenclarity:

what if cherubs were skeletons with translucent skin though how cute would that be

speak of the cutie

1 day ago via tiny-kumako (originally givenclarity)
23 July 2014 @ 7:46 PM

flappermermaid:

"made up pronouns"

All pronouns are made up

All words are made up

That is was language is

A series of words that humans made up

1 day ago via tiny-kumako (originally flappermermaid)
23 July 2014 @ 7:18 PM

pink-talisman:

getting that thing in the mail likeimage

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1 day ago via brokenblackrabbit (originally pink-talisman)
23 July 2014 @ 6:50 PM

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1 day ago via choirgang (originally foxsprout)
23 July 2014 @ 6:21 PM
freedomforwhales:

In the decade since Pudget Sound’s orca whales were protected under the Endangered Species Act (ESA), scientists behind a NOAA-led study reported Wednesday that these animals are still struggling to recover.
Scientists are “trying to understand … why the whales haven’t increased more than they have,” Mike Ford, director of the Conservation Biology Program at NOAA’s Northwest Fisheries Science Center, said, according to The Seattle Times.
The report, based on data collected over the last 10 years, revealed that Pudget Sound orcas are among the most contaminated marine mammals due to pollutants, the Associated Press (AP) reported.
The three biggest threats contributing to their decline are: lack of food, noise by marine vessels and pollution.
Despite recovery efforts, including a new rule preventing vessels from coming within 200 yards of any orca and designated critical habitat, the population isn’t bouncing back. Scientists are now learning from the study which fish the orcas prefer to eat, how they interact with one another, as well as why their population has fallen - all factors that may be useful in helping these animals.
"We’ve made some significant progress in understanding each of the three primary factors of decline," Ford said, as quoted by the AP.
For the NOAA study, researchers tracked orcas with acoustic monitoring and satellite tags, following their movements during winter migration. They found that the orcas, also known as southern resident killer whales, feast mostly on Chinook salmon from the Fraser River in British Columbia during the summer.
They also eat halibut, tend to hunt less, travel more and call more loudly when vessels are nearby. This Pudget Sound population will travel as far south as Central California to forage for food and eat salmon from the Columbia and Sacramento rivers, which has high levels of banned pollutants such as PCBs.
A decade ago, there were more than 140 of these animals roaming the seas, but they declined to as low as 71 in the 1970s when these orcas were captured to be displayed at marine parks and aquariums. In 2013, they numbered at only 82.
From 2003 to 2012, NOAA spent about $15.7 million on research and conservation projects, they said.
Orcas were declared endangered in 2005, and hopefully with continued recovery efforts and information from this study, scientists can help these animals flourish once more.
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freedomforwhales:

In the decade since Pudget Sound’s orca whales were protected under the Endangered Species Act (ESA), scientists behind a NOAA-led study reported Wednesday that these animals are still struggling to recover.

Scientists are “trying to understand … why the whales haven’t increased more than they have,” Mike Ford, director of the Conservation Biology Program at NOAA’s Northwest Fisheries Science Center, said, according to The Seattle Times.

The report, based on data collected over the last 10 years, revealed that Pudget Sound orcas are among the most contaminated marine mammals due to pollutants, the Associated Press (AP) reported.

The three biggest threats contributing to their decline are: lack of food, noise by marine vessels and pollution.

Despite recovery efforts, including a new rule preventing vessels from coming within 200 yards of any orca and designated critical habitat, the population isn’t bouncing back. Scientists are now learning from the study which fish the orcas prefer to eat, how they interact with one another, as well as why their population has fallen - all factors that may be useful in helping these animals.

"We’ve made some significant progress in understanding each of the three primary factors of decline," Ford said, as quoted by the AP.

For the NOAA study, researchers tracked orcas with acoustic monitoring and satellite tags, following their movements during winter migration. They found that the orcas, also known as southern resident killer whales, feast mostly on Chinook salmon from the Fraser River in British Columbia during the summer.

They also eat halibut, tend to hunt less, travel more and call more loudly when vessels are nearby. This Pudget Sound population will travel as far south as Central California to forage for food and eat salmon from the Columbia and Sacramento rivers, which has high levels of banned pollutants such as PCBs.

A decade ago, there were more than 140 of these animals roaming the seas, but they declined to as low as 71 in the 1970s when these orcas were captured to be displayed at marine parks and aquariums. In 2013, they numbered at only 82.

From 2003 to 2012, NOAA spent about $15.7 million on research and conservation projects, they said.

Orcas were declared endangered in 2005, and hopefully with continued recovery efforts and information from this study, scientists can help these animals flourish once more.

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1 day ago via freedomforwhales (originally freedomforwhales)
23 July 2014 @ 5:53 PM

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1 day ago via ankh-the-odd (originally elparaisoultimo)
23 July 2014 @ 5:24 PM

snapchatting:

what is flirting it sounds dangerous

1 day ago via lucifau (originally pinataparty23-deactivated201404)
23 July 2014 @ 4:56 PM

animedads:

take me down to the Salt Lake City where there’s salt and lakes and the lakes are salty

1 day ago via ankh-the-odd (originally animedads)