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North American Leaders Commit to Protecting Monarch Butterfly Migration
In February 2014, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper, U.S. President Barack Obama, and Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto committed their nations to taking steps to protect the monarch butterfly migration across North America.

Monarch butterfly migration at risk of disappearing
The stunning and little-understood annual migration of millions of Monarch butterflies to spend the winter in Mexico is in danger of disappearing, after numbers dropped to their lowest level since record-keeping began in 1993.

Monarch butterfly numbers drop by ‘ominous’ 59% – How you can help.
The Monarch Butterfly, is just now leaving its winter home in Mexico. They leave occupying less area – under 3 acres – of oyamel fir forest in Mexico’s central highlands than ever before recorded.

How can we help the whales?
We had quite a few questions from supporters this week about the heart-wrenching saga of the trapped Killer Whales (a.ka. "Orcas") in Hudson Bay, which was difficult to watch. What can and should we do about it?

Dogs have masters; cats have slaves. I’m a slave.
So yesterday, as they do from time to time, my cats sat me down for a family meeting. I obliged, and they let me feel that I actually had a choice. The only topic on their agenda: sustainable seafood!