The Guardian reports California family find mountain lion lounging in their bathroom The big cat wandered into the home in the Sierra Nevada foothills and took refuge in the bathroom before being coaxed out See photos and read story at California family find mountain lion lounging in their bathroom | US news | The Guardian

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The Mountain Lion Foundation announced that the California legislature has passed a bill to curtail the inhumane practice of killing mountain lions that come into contact with people but pose no imminent threat to public safety. The bill has gone to the governors test who must sign the bill for it to become law. The […]

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Up in the Santa Monica Mountains, P-47 was just going about his job. The mountain lion, studied by researchers since he was 4 weeks old, was part of an ecosystem that keeps rodent populations under control. However, due to eating prey animals dosed with anticoagulant poisons, internal bleeding caused him to die a slow and painful death. Action #1 […]

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Center for Biological Diversity News Release New Study: Endangered Species Act Has Saved 99 Percent of Protected Species From Extinction PORTLAND, Ore.— A study published today in the journal PeerJ shows the Endangered Species Act has saved roughly 99 percent of protected wildlife since its creation in 1973, demonstrating the law has been overwhelmingly successful. […]

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[John Vidal/HUFFPOST/15 de marzo del 2019] A three-year UN-backed study from the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform On Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services has grim implications for the future of humanity. Nature is in freefall and the planet’s support systems are so stretched that we face widespread species extinctions and mass human migration unless urgent action is taken. […]

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