Brazil’s Amazon Suffered Record Rate of Deforestation in April MAY 10, 2022 In Brazil, deforestation in the Amazon rainforest surged to a new record high for the month of April. Last month’s forest loss nearly doubled the amount reported last April which itself set a record. Deforestation has surged under the right-wing presidency of Jair […]As World Warms, Brazil Destroys Record Rate its Amazon Forrests — Eslkevin’s Blog
Press Release Center for Biological Diversity Washington Department of Wildlife Secretly Sends Aerial Gunners for Wolf Pack Agency Sends Helicopter to Gun Down Huckleberry Pack Despite Assurances to Rely on Nonlethal Means to Curb Loss of Livestock OLYMPIA, Wash.— Conservation groups learned today that the Washington Department of Wildlife has abandoned nonlethal measures to deter further […]Washington Using HelicoptersTo Kill Wolves — Natural History Wanderings
The New York Times has an opinion piece on the slaughter of wolves A slaughter of wolves is underway in Montana, Idaho and Wyoming that has no precedent in the past 100 years. Hunters in Idaho can shoot or trap as many as they like year-round on private land. They can lure wolves within gun range […]Wolves Are Being Slaughtered in the West — Natural History Wanderings
The BBC reports The number of trees cut down in the Brazilian Amazon in January far exceeded deforestation for the same month last year, according to government satellite data. The area destroyed was five times larger than 2021, the highest January total since records began in 2015. Environmentalists accuse Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro of allowing […]Amazon deforestation: Record high destruction of trees in January — Natural History Wanderings
The New York Times reports In all, 22 animals and one plant should be declared extinct and removed from the endangered species list, federal wildlife officials announced on Wednesday. Read more at Protected Too Late: U.S. Officials Report More Than 20 ExtinctionsProtected Too Late: U.S. Officials Report More Than 20 Extinctions — Natural History Wanderings
The New York Times reports North Atlantic right whales are struggling to survive, and it shows.Most of the 360 or so North Atlantic right whales alive today bear scars from entanglements in fishing gear and collisions with speeding ships and, according to a new study, they are much smaller than they should be. Read more at On […]On the Verge of Extinction, These Whales Are Also Shrinking — Natural History Wanderings
Press Release from Defenders of Wildlife Idaho Intent on Killing Wolves in the Wilderness New plan aims to reduce population by 60% to please elk hunters POCATELLO, Idaho – In an effort to inflate elk populations for commercial outfitters and hunters, the Idaho Department of Fish and Game (IDFG) hopes to kill 60 percent of […]Idaho Plans To Kill 60% Of Wolf Population — Natural History Wanderings
There used to be all kinds of these beautiful birds everywhere in the city, but only one lone female left in the wild as far as is known.
Is this the fate of other species in Rio, and elsewhere?
This 5 May 2021 video says about itself: The bear hunter AKA Emanuel von und zu Liechtenstein Speak against injustice and against all those who think they are entitled to do what they want. The bear killer who takes pride in obtaining the so-called ‘trophies‘ should be punished or not? What do you think? From […]Liechtenstein prince poaches ‘Romania’s largest bear’ — Dear Kitty. Some blog
by David Neiwert and Daily Kos as published on AlterNet.org “Wild Horses and Burros are not the only native species fighting for their lives…” Amid hysterical claims that wolves are driving ranchers out of business, Idaho’s Republican state Senate this week approved legislation that would enable hired contractors to exterminate up to 90% of the […]Idaho indulges in its traditional anti-environmental hysteria with new wolf extermination bill — Straight from the Horse’s Heart