Action – Write a comment before 11:59 pm EST tonight to stop the Trump Administration to allow killing birds “unintentionally. Write against a proposal that would allow the fossil fuel industry to avoid corporate penalties for their lazy and destructive practices that kill millions of our birds every day. Comment here tonight, March 19, by 11:59 […]

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NPR reports on how the Border Wall Threatens National Wildlife Refuge That’s Been 40 Years In The Making Over the past 41 years, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has been buying up land on the lower Texas-Mexico border to protect one of the most biologically diverse regions in North America from developers and farmers. But the […]

via Border Wall Threatens National Wildlife Refuge — Natural History Wanderings

The Guardian reports on the theft of cactus in American deserts Across the south-west, cacti are being stolen from public lands in increasing numbers. From soaring saguaros to tiny, rare species favored as indoor house plants, the booming global demand for cacti is driving a shadowy, underground trade that’s difficult to police. Moreover, experts say, such trends […]

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Source: Buffalo Field Campaign “Here at SFTHH we have care and concern for all things wild as we would like to see our fellow passengers, on this Spaceship Earth, keep their rightful seats as being…WILD and FREE!” ~ R.T. We haven’t had too much to report from the field yet this season, but that […]

via Update from the Field: Wild Buffalo Hunting and Potential Capture Begins in Gardiner Basin — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

Herald Mall Media reports In Arizona, cactus rustling — stealing or killing the state’s iconic saguaros — is a felony. It’s illegal to shoot or deface the iconic cactuses or to remove them from parks, where the slow-growing succulents can reach more than 60 feet and live up to 200 years. Violators are pursued by state agricultural […]

via It’s illegal to destroy saguaro cacti. So why are they being removed for Trump’s border wall?  — Natural History Wanderings

Trump Admin Steps Up Pace On First Oil Lease Sale In Alaskan Arctic, Enviros Cry Foul From The Daily Caller Chris White | Energy Reporter The Department of the Interior is fast-tracking plans to sell oil leases in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Reuters reported Friday. “That lease sale will happen in 2019,” Joe […]

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