Guest cheer-leading by David Middleton Everglades open for oil drilling after court ruling A Tallahassee appeals court reversed a decision by the state’s Department of Environmental Protection Tuesday, ultimately granting Kanter Real Estate the authority to drill. By Samantha J. Gross Feb. 5 TALLAHASSEE — After nearly four years of legal battles, a Miami family […]
We are a nation inhabiting diverse amount of flora and fauna. So, there is greater reason for us to conserve them in their natural habitat. Globally, a lot of faunal Indian species (e.g. Gray Wolf (Canis lupus pallipes), Kalij pheasant (Lophura leucomelanos) have been categorized in IUCN red list as “least concern”, but in India […]
HeadTopics reports America’s reindeer have quietly gone extinct in the Lower 48. The last known member of the only herd to roam between Canada and the Pacific Northwest was captured and relocated earlier this year. Read full story at Selkirk Caribou | America’s reindeer have quietly gone extinct in the Lower 48
The New York Times has an opinion piece on “Why Are We Still Slaughtering the American Bison?” Restoring herds to Native American land after 150 years would be a simple reparation for the country to make. But the cattle industry won’t allow it. Read article at Why Are We Still Slaughtering the American Bison?
Privately owned welfare cattle being herded onto public land and wild horse habitat DURING a BLM roundup at Antelope Complex, NV. ~ photo by Terry Fitch of Wild Horse Freedom FederationGrazing Permit Retirement Needed By George Wuerthner published on The Wildlife News “Across the West, livestock grazing is one of the most destructive land uses…” […]
NPR reports Across the western U.S., towns surrounded by public lands are facing an increasing bind: They’re seeing a huge surge in visitors coming to play in the forests and mountains surrounding them, which is leading to an economic boom. But, at the same time, federal funding to manage these lands has been drying up. A […]
by Andrew Graham as published on WyoFile.com As the snowpack recedes in Wyoming, it reveals the dead. Wildlife can die from a number of causes in winter, from starvation to cold. This photograph of what appears to be an elk calf carcass in the North Platte River Valley captured a man-made mortal threat to wildlife […]