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 […]
Deforestation in the Menkragnoti indigenous territory in Altamira, Amazon basin.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
photo: BLM Nevada After the BLM rounded up wild horses in Triple B Complex in Nevada in 2018, they informed the public that “Approximately 2,466 wild horses will remain in the complex once the gather is completed.” That roundup concluded in February. And, this news release isn’t readily available on the main page of BLM’s […]
Source: Federal Register DATES: The Advisory Board will hold a summer public meeting on July 9-11, 2019, in Boise, Idaho. The Advisory Board will also hold a fall public meeting October 29-31, 2019, in Washington, DC. ADDRESSES: The July meeting will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn Downtown Boise, 348 S 13th Street, Boise, […]
Source: St. George News by MARYBETH DEVLIN OPINION — Elected officials and ranchers are being misled by BLM. Representative Chris Stewart, Senator Mike Lee and Utah’s public-lands ranchers are understandably alarmed by the statistics BLM publishes on wild horse population growth. I am too, but for an entirely different reason. Close inspection and analysis of BLM’s reports […]
Photo by Carol Walker We wanted to share excellent Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) work by American Wild Horse Campaign (AWHC): SOURCE: American Wild Horse Campaign Unpacking the Wild Horse Deaths at Warm Springs by Brieanah Schwartz, Government Relations and Policy Counsel, American Wild Horse Campaign The Warm Springs Roundup was conducted in […]