https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/macron-amazon-forest-fires-veto-mercosur-eu-trade-deal-brazil-a9076181.html France will block an EU trade deal with Brazil and its neighbours over the country’s handling of fires in the Amazon rainforest, a spokesperson for Emmanuel Macron has said. Brazil’s far-right president Jair Bolsonaro has been criticised around the world for his response to the fires, which scientists say are man-made and campaigners have linked to businesses looking to […]

via Brazil – More Amazon. A ‘Nero’ President. — World Animals Voice

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by Suzanne Roy as published on The Sacramento Bee “The prospect that California mustangs could be sold for slaughter by the federal agency charged with protecting them has sparked widespread outrage…” Many Western states, including California, are debating how to manage America’s wild horse and burro populations. On one side, you have powerful livestock interests that have […]

via California’s wild horses are under attack. Will we protect them from slaughter? — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

Center for Biological Diversity News Release The National Park Service released a draft plan today that calls for shooting native elk to allow for expanded cattle ranching and commercial agriculture at Point Reyes National Seashore. The plan would allow the killing of tule elk, damage to wildlife habitat, harm of endangered species, degradation of water […]

via Park Service Floats Plan to Shoot Native Elk at Point Reyes National Seashore — Natural History Wanderings

More than 500 endangered vultures died after eating three dead elephants whose carcasses were poisoned by poachers, the Botswana government said in a statement Thursday. The 537 vultures and two tawny eagles were found dead in one of the country’s protected wildlife management areas (WMA) in the eastern Central District. Among the animals killed were 468 white-backed vultures, 28 hooded vultures, 17 white-headed vultures, 14 lappet-faced vultures and 10 cape vultures. All are classified as either endangered or critically endangered by […]

via More than 500 endangered vultures die after eating poisoned elephant carcasses — FOX59

In my humble opinion: “If it is possible to be on the wrong side of any issue, self-proclaimed horse eater Dave “Doink” Duquette will be there. Welfare ranchers and Doink make a perfect mix for misinformation, lies and lets get something for nothing. Losers, each and every one. Doink is a reoccurring nightmare that just keeps slithering back into sane consciousness like some sort of malignant cancer. A cure for this parasitical ailment is long overdue. Oh Dave, parasitical means blood-sucking and ailment means sickness, knew you would have trouble figuring that out, I am to please.” ~ R.T.

via Court tells Welfare Ranchers to stay off Public Land — Straight from the Horse’s Heart