Lawsuit to stop wildlife killing in Idaho!

Center for Biological Diversity News Release Lawsuit Asks Court to Halt Federal Wildlife Killing in Idaho New Lawsuit Seeks to Stop Wildlife Services From Exterminating Native Wildlife BOISE, Idaho— Conservation groups filed a lawsuit in federal court today to stop the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s wildlife-killing agency from shooting, trapping, and poisoning Idaho’s wild animals. […]

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Mass Killings!

WildEarth Guardians News Release Feds Admit Killing Nearly 1.6 Million Native Animals in 2016 The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s secretive wildlife killing program released its alarming body count of animals killed last year yesterday. In 2016, the ironically-named “Wildlife Services” program operating under the USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, spent millions of taxpayer […]

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Massive Effort To Save Amazon Failing — Natural History Wanderings

The Washington Post reports In recent years, scientists have identified numerous other threats to the region — which spans across eight countries — including damming and mining. And now, a new study is calling attention to yet another way human activity can harm the forest and its inhabitants. Published Wednesday in the journal Nature, the […]

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Feds Spent Millions Killing Over 1.6 Million Native Animals — Natural History Wanderings

Oregon-wolf

Wildlife Guardians News Release Feds Spent Millions of Public Dollars to Kill Over 1.6 Million Native Animals in 2015 Wildlife Services’ War on Wildlife Slaughters Imperiled Species and Dogs MISSOULA, MONT. — Today, the federal government’s secretive wildlife killing program released last year’s alarming kill statistics. In 2015, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s “Wildlife Services” program […]

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Hunting Wolves Near Parks Greatly Decreases Wolf Sightings — Natural History Wanderings

Science Daily has a story on how allowing hunting outside National Parks has greatly decreased wolf viewing within the parks. They report Visitors to Denali National Park and Preserve and Yellowstone National Park were twice as likely to see a wolf when hunting wasn’t permitted adjacent to the parks, a new study finds. Read story […]

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