San Francisco Group Blames Ships For Dead Whales — Wetravel2u’s Weblog

A diseased subadult male grey whale lies dead on a beach at Angel Island State Park near San Francisco, California, Picture was taken April 8, 2021. Photo by The Marine Mammal Center/Handout via REUTERS by Rich McKay (Reuters) – Four dead gray whales washed ashore on San Francisco Bay area beaches in nine days, with […]

San Francisco Group Blames Ships For Dead Whales — Wetravel2u’s Weblog

Go Aruba! Aruba Today reports that the Plastic Ban Ordinance for Aruba will go into effect as of July 1, 2020; below is a list of products that are prohibited. The island’s government made a decision in 2017 to ban all single use plastic bags and has now extended it to include items as plastic […]

via Plastic Ban Ordinance for Aruba (July 1st) — Repeating Islands

Along B.C.’s Fraser River, concrete obstructions block 1,500 kilometres of fish habitat and ‘meat grinder’ pump stations kill fish. Critics say it’s time for fish-friendly flood control Traditional flood infrastructure can block fish passageways and make spawning areas unreachable. Photo: Eiko Jones / Watershed Watch Salmon Society Some folks call flood pump stations “meat grinders.” […]

via Flood infrastructure: ‘the biggest salmon habitat issue you’ve never heard of’ — County Sustainability Group

I Know Why the Caged Songbird Goes Extinct — Natural History Wanderings

The Revelator reports A rampant trade in Asian birds for their beautiful songs is emptying forests of sound and life. Read story at I Know Why the Caged Songbird Goes Extinct • The Revelator

I Know Why the Caged Songbird Goes Extinct — Natural History Wanderings

How Many Fish Are Eating Plastic — Natural History Wanderings

The Revelator reports A new study reveals that certain kinds of fish are more likely to have ingested plastic — including hundreds of species people depend on for food. Read about study at  New Research Shows Just How Many Fish Are Eating Plastic • The Revelator

How Many Fish Are Eating Plastic — Natural History Wanderings

Japan harpooned again — World Animals Voice

Several whale-hunting vessels have taken to the waters from Japanese ports with the official start of the commercial whaling season. They plan to catch 120 minke whales in the coming months. On Saturday, four ships – two in Miyagi Prefecture on the east coast of Japan’s main island of Honshu and two in Aomori Prefecture […]

Japan harpooned again — World Animals Voice

What it Means to be Critically Endangered — The International Rhino Foundation Blog

Black rhino The IUCN has just issued a Red List update for African rhinos. Black rhino numbers have steadily been increasing since 1995, so why are they still considered Critically Endangered? Of the five living rhino species, three – the black, Sumatran and Javan rhinos – are classified as Critically Endangered on the IUCN Red […]

What it Means to be Critically Endangered — The International Rhino Foundation Blog

IRF Statement on Hunt of Namibian Black Rhino — The International Rhino Foundation Blog

While the International Rhino Foundation does not condone the hunt of a Namibian rhino bull under the permit auctioned by the Dallas Safari Club, it is legal under Namibian and United States law, as well as under the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES).

IRF Statement on Hunt of Namibian Black Rhino — The International Rhino Foundation Blog

Comments on the Dallas Safari Club Auction of a Permit to Hunt a Black Rhino — The International Rhino Foundation Blog

International Rhino Foundation Comments on Dallas Safari Club Auction of a Permit to Hunt a Black Rhino 29 October 2013 Much media attention has been directed this past week to the Dallas Safari Club’s intention to auction off a permit to hunt a black rhino in Namibia, the proceeds to go towards preserving this magnificent […]

Comments on the Dallas Safari Club Auction of a Permit to Hunt a Black Rhino — The International Rhino Foundation Blog

Hunters Kill 20% of Wisconsin’s Wolf Population in Just 3 Days of Hunting Season — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

By Todd Richmond as published on Time “Here at SFTHH we are laser focused on the issues surrounding Equines in distress, both wild and domestic, but we DO keep our eyes open for other species suffering undue harm at the hand of humankind.  Be they Whales, Dolphins, Bison, Wolves or Seals…we are tuned in and […]

Hunters Kill 20% of Wisconsin’s Wolf Population in Just 3 Days of Hunting Season — Straight from the Horse’s Heart