Idaho Plans To Kill 60% Of Wolf Population — 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

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

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

USA: Save Tule Elk From Being Killed / Baby Trump Vetoes Bill that Would Eliminate Use of Large-scale Driftnet Fishing in Federal Waters. Please Support Campaigns. — World Animals Voice

SAVE TULE ELK FROM BEING KILLED (seaturtles.org) Next week, the fate of the free-roaming tule elk at Point Reyes National Seashore will be decided. I need your help right now to protect these magnificent animals from being removed—or worse, killed—from the National Seashore. Tell California officials to vigorously oppose the Point Reyes-North District Golden Gate […]

USA: Save Tule Elk From Being Killed / Baby Trump Vetoes Bill that Would Eliminate Use of Large-scale Driftnet Fishing in Federal Waters. Please Support Campaigns. — World Animals Voice

EU and US block plans to protect world’s fastest shark. — World Animals Voice

EU and US block plans to protect world’s fastest shark The population of shortfin mako, mainly caught as bycatch but also prized by sports fishermen, is facing an alarming decline   The mako shark population could take five decades to recover even if fishing were to stop immediately. Photograph: Nature Picture Library/Alamy Conservationists accused the EU […]

EU and US block plans to protect world’s fastest shark. — World Animals Voice

593 Florida Manatees Died in 2020, Including At Least 90 From Boat Strikes — Natural History Wanderings

Center for Biological Diversity News Release 593 Florida Manatees Died in 2020, Including At Least 90 From Boat Strikes Proposed Legislation Would Expand Requirements for Boater Safety Education ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.— Florida wildlife officials have proposed new boating safety education requirements after another year of accidents and collisions took a deadly toll on people and […]

593 Florida Manatees Died in 2020, Including At Least 90 From Boat Strikes — Natural History Wanderings

Trump Administration, in Parting Gift to Industry, Reverses Bird Protections  — Natural History Wanderings

The New York Times  reports The Trump administration gutted protections for migratory birds on Tuesday, delivering a parting gift to the oil and gas industry, which has long sought to be shielded from liability for killing birds unintentionally in oil spills, toxic waste ponds and other environmental disasters. The final rule comes less than a […]

Trump Administration, in Parting Gift to Industry, Reverses Bird Protections  — Natural History Wanderings

The Issue with Tissue: How the U.S. Is Flushing Forests Away — Natural History Wanderings

But toilet paper’s ubiquity and low sticker price belie a much, much higher cost: it is taking a dramatic and irreversible toll on the Canadian boreal forest, and our global climate. As a new report from NRDC and Stand.earth outlines, when you flush that toilet paper, chances are you are flushing away part of a […]

The Issue with Tissue: How the U.S. Is Flushing Forests Away — Natural History Wanderings

URGENT ACTION ALERT TO SAVE AMERICA’S LAST WILD HORSES and BURROS FROM THE DEVASTATING BLM and USFS PLANNED GUTTING OF THE HERDS and CRIPPLING OF THOSE WHO REMAIN — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

by Craig Downer PLEASE CONTACT YOUR SENATORS TO STOP THIS HORRENDOUS $102-MILLION APPROPRIATION. The unanimously passed Wild Free-Roaming Horses and Burros Act of 1971 (WFHBA) should be protecting America’s last remaining wild horses and burros. But our federal government has been either eliminating or reducing them to mere token, non-viable population levels upon their […]

URGENT ACTION ALERT TO SAVE AMERICA’S LAST WILD HORSES & BURROS FROM THE DEVASTATING BLM & USFS PLANNED GUTTING OF THE HERDS & CRIPPLING OF THOSE WHO REMAIN — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

Yosemite: Bears First, Please. 4 bears hit by cars, rangers urge motorists to slow down  — Natural History Wanderings

The East Bay Times reports Four black bears have been hit by cars in Yosemite National Park over the last three weeks, leading rangers to urge motorists visiting the famed Sierra Nevada destination to slow down in a summer in which the human traffic has been cut in half because of the coronavirus. Read more Yosemite: 4 […]

Yosemite: 4 bears hit by cars, rangers urge motorists to slow down  — Natural History Wanderings