Lawsuits to Protect Migratory Birds…

Center for Biological Diversity News Release Lawsuits Seek to Restore Federal Protections for Migratory Birds WASHINGTON— A coalition of national environmental groups today filed litigation in the Southern District of New York challenging the Trump administration’s move to eliminate longstanding protections for waterfowl, raptors and songbirds under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA). Groups filing the […]

via Lawsuits to Protect Migratory Birds — Natural History Wanderings


The Great Wildlife Decline!

The GREAT DECLINE “The disappearance of wildlife species is perhaps the most pressing and serious of all environmental problems, threatening the loss of valuable natural services and, as a result, undermining human well-being. The already accelerating rate of species loss is set to become faster still, as existing pressures arising from human population growth, expansion […]

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People ARE the Destroyers of Wildlife…assessment concludes with statistical support!

Humankind is revealed as simultaneously insignificant and utterly dominant in the grand scheme of life on Earth by a groundbreaking new assessment of all life on the planet. The world’s 7.6 billion people represent just 0.01% of all living things, according to the study. Yet since the dawn of civilisation, humanity has caused the loss […]

via Human race just 0.01% of all life but has destroyed over 80% of wild mammals – study — AIWA!

Wild Horse Plan Would Guarantee Extinction, Pundits say…

By Kristin Hugo as published on Newsweek The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) recently proposed a series of options that would drastically reduce the number of mustangs on public lands. Some horse lovers think the plan would be too effective and wipe out the animals completely. The options include offering people $1,000 each to adopt a horse, reducing restrictions on adoptions—including allowing […]

via Wild Horse Management Plan Would ‘Guarantee Extinction,’ Mustang Advocates Say — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

How Old Cell Phones Can Help Save The Rain forests…

National Geographic report on how donating old cell phones can help save the rain forests Between 50 and 90 percent of the logging that happens in the world’s rain forests is illegal, according to White, yet detecting chainsaws and other sounds related to that activity can be tough, because the air is already filled with […]

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Nevada Horse Roundup!

By Henry Brean / Las Vegas Review-Journal “None of the captured horses will be returned to the wild…” Federal authorities have gathered 85 wild horses and killed four of them during the first five days of their emergency roundup in the mountains west of Las Vegas. As of Monday night, the operation led by the […]

via 85 wild horses captured, 4 euthanized in roundup near Las Vegas — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

The Wild Horse Story Doesn’t Go Away!

OpEd by Susan Wagner – President of Equine Advocates “What is needed now is a public revolt to save these horses!” Although the #NewYorkTimes is a great newspaper on many levels, it has never, in our opinion, accurately reported on wild and domestic #equine issues, including #HorseSlaughter. I cannot say why that is, but this […]

via Stopping the Juggernaut to Extinction of America’s Wild Horses and Burros — Straight from the Horse’s Heart