Tuesday, 25 February 2014

Fatal Seal Parasite Released By Melting Ice

Is there a greater danger to seals, porpoises and whales  than Japanese whalers?
Yes there is? The newly discovered parasite coming from the melting Arctic ice!
Check out the article.

Murray Kibblewhite
The Minke Connection

It sounds like something out of a bad science-fiction movie: polar explorers boldly forge ahead in a world of slowly melting ice, only to accidentally uncover and resurrect a deadly pathogen during the course of their research. Except in this case, it’s real life, and the victims are seals, not fictional scientists. It’s the result of global warming, which is changing the epidemiological landscape for both animals and people around the world.
Read full article here.

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