Wild Horse Management…

NOTE: The link to documents in the BLM notice below isn’t working. Here is a working link to the planning documents: https://eplanning.blm.gov/epl-front-office/eplanning/planAndProjectSite.do?methodName=renderDefaultPlanOrProjectSite&projectId=93501&dctmId=0b0003e880e86803 News Release Utah State Office FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 20, 2018 Media Contact: Lisa Reid (435) 743-3128 BLM seeks public comment of Environmental Analysis for Wild Horse Gather in Southeastern Utah Price, Utah—The […]

via BLM seeks public comment of Environmental Analysis for Wild Horse Gather in Southeastern Utah — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

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Eurasian Lynx in Sweden…

This April 2018 video is about an Eurasian lynx in Sweden. Related articles Lynx reintroduction in Scotland? European wolf, bear, lynx news Big cats in Britain Canadian lynx discovery in Britain Gene behind ‘evolution in action’ in Darwin’s finches identified

via Eurasian lynx in Sweden — Dear Kitty. Some blog

Another Asian Medical Myth, that Leopard Parts Cure Things…

The Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) just released a worrying article. Apparently leopards (Panthera pardus) are also being killed in large numbers to support the Traditional Asian Medicine trade. Big cats, especially tigers, have long been valued in Traditional Asian Medicine (TAM). The bones of such animals are believed to be able to cure practically everything, […]

via Leopards are also Being Killed for the Traditional Asian Medicine Trade — The Jaguar

PLASTIC WASTE KILLS!

One of the most dangerous man-made creations and a deathtrap for many, plastic is destroying the global ecosystem and its inhabitants. This World Earth Day 2018, let’s take a look at how plastic affects our planet and what we can do, to stop its damaging effects.

via Pledging To Protect The Planet From Plastic — Stories So Wild

Habitat Loss!!!

Habitat loss, deforestation and fragmentation pose the greatest threat to wildlife and biodiversity on the planet. The world’s forests, lakes, swamps, savannahs and natural areas will continue to disappear as habitats and natural resources are exploited for human consumption. Major causes of deforestation are for expansion of agricultural land, harvesting of timber, wood […]

via Habitat Loss — Extinction in the Wild

INVASIVE SPECIES!!!

Invasive species are plants or animals that do not belong where humans have intentionally or accidentally brought them (8). These non-native species are introduced by breaching geographical barriers, released from captivity and through trade. Once introduced they threaten ecosystems and species by predation, competition for resources and niche displacement (3,6). Invasive species can be […]

via Invasive Species — Extinction in the Wild

Are Bird Feeders Healthy For Birds?

Diseases among bird populations are on the increase and, as a growing number of households take to feeding their garden birds, researchers have claimed that bird feeders are contributing to the spread of dangerous pathogens, viruses and bacteria in certain species. Scientists from both the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) and the British Trust for […]

via Researchers warn that bird feeders could aid the spread of disease — James Common