Opponents Seeking to undo Horse’s Wildness — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

by Craig Downer as published on The Record-Courier On Sept. 26, 2019, the Senate Appropriations Committee approved $35 million for a massive reduction of America’s relatively minor wild horse and burro herds scattered throughout the West. photo by Terry Fitch of Wild Horse Freedom Federation Through an arrogant misinformation blitz, including the film Horse Rich […]

Opponents Seeking to undo Horse’s Wildness — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

Good News: Anti–Wild Horse Rancher Denied New Grazing Permit — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

Source: In Defense of Animals Private “Welfare Cattle” being herded onto BLM Antelope Complex in Nevada, while Wild Horse roundup was being conducted ~ photo by Terry Fitch of Wild Horse Freedom Federation Recently we have been writing  about individual militant anti-wild horse ranchers who take up arms to intimidate government agents regarding public land […]

Good News: Anti–Wild Horse Rancher Denied New Grazing Permit — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

Here’s a guest column from Bruce Babbit that is running in The Vail Daily: It is no exaggeration to say that a mega-drought not seen in 500 years has descended on the seven Colorado River Basin states: Wyoming, Colorado, Utah, New Mexico, Nevada, Arizona and California. That’s what the science shows, and that’s what the […]

via Opinion: Here’s how we can save the #ColoradoRiver — Bruce Babbit #COriver #aridification — Coyote Gulch

Endangered Species Updates — Natural History Wanderings

The International Union for Conservation of Nature has recently updated its red list of endangered species. Their assessment of  71,576 species concludes that 21,286 are now threatened with extinction. Some of their recent updates serious declines in the population of the Okapi (Okapia johnstoni), a close relative of the giraffe, unique to the rainforests of […]

Endangered Species Updates — Natural History Wanderings

Illegal grazing decision rescinded, Steens Mountain Wilderness protected — Natural History Wanderings

Wildlife Guardians News Release A victory for public lands, wildlife habitat, and the rule of law. I’d like to share some good news for public lands, wilderness, wildlife habitat, and the rule of law. Just one day after WildEarth Guardians and our partners filed a lawsuit, the Bureau of Land Management rescinded a last-minute Trump administration […]

Illegal grazing decision rescinded, Steens Mountain Wilderness protected — Natural History Wanderings

OPINION: The Dollars and Cents of America’s Wild Horses — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

By William E. Simpson as published on The Pagosa Daily Post “Only a tiny minority of Americans want to see American wild horses sent to slaughter to make room for more livestock grazing on public lands.” BLM Victims of Antelope Complex Stampede ~ photo by Terry Fitch of Wild Horse Freedom Federation Obviously, we don’t […]

OPINION: The Dollars and Cents of America’s Wild Horses — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

What We’ve Lost: The Species Declared Extinct in 2020 — Repeating Islands

John R. Platt (Scientific American) writes that “Dozens of frogs, fish, orchids and other species—many unseen for decades—may no longer exist because of humanity’s destructive effects on the planet.” His article lists the many species lost in 2020, including 32 orchid species in Bangladesh, the Smooth handfish from Tasmania, 65 North American plants, 22 frog […]

What We’ve Lost: The Species Declared Extinct in 2020 — Repeating Islands

CABI research on desert locusts helps safeguard the food crops of millions — The Invasives Blog

In 2019-2020, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), around 20 million people in Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda faced acute food insecurity due to swarms of desert locust (Schistocerca gregaria). In Kenya, the outbreak represented the worst locust crisis in 70 years; by its peak, the country was tackling over……

CABI research on desert locusts helps safeguard the food crops of millions — The Invasives Blog

50 Critical Environmental Reforms President Biden Can Enact Without Congress — Natural History Wanderings

Center for Biological Diversity News Release WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity released transition recommendations today detailing key actions the incoming Biden administration can take to address the extinction crisis and climate change without waiting on a divided Congress. The report starts by recommending that President Biden rescind every single Trump executive order and other […]

50 Critical Environmental Reforms President Biden Can Enact Without Congress — Natural History Wanderings

Spotlight turned on crop pest biocontrol in Latin America — The Invasives Blog

The spotlight has been turned on the use of biocontrol for crop pest management, as part of Integrated Pest Management (IPM) programmes in Latin America, during a key note address to the II Congress of Applied Biological Control in Ecuador given by CABI’s Dr Yelitza Colmenarez. Dr Colmenarez, Director CABI Brazil Centre and Regional Coordinator……

Spotlight turned on crop pest biocontrol in Latin America — The Invasives Blog