by Debbie Coffey, V.P. & Dir. of Wild Horse Affairs, Wild Horse Freedom Federation After the BLM got caught selling almost 1,800 wild horses to kill buyer Tom Davis, the BLM issued an Instruction Memorandum (IM) 2014-132, to limit the sales of wild horses or burros to 4 per person during a 6 month time period. […]

via BLM’s new policy to sell wild horses & burros by the truckloads again — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

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By Jana Sepehr and Joe McCarthy as published at GlobalCitizen.org “Despite being such a small part of the planet, humans have been steadily destroying everything else..” When it comes to planet Earth, humans are very tiny. The weight of all 7.6 billion humans makes up just 0.01% of all biomass on Earth, according to a […]

via Humanity Has Killed 83% of All Wild Mammals and Half of All Plants: Study — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

Introduction While preparing for an upcoming Q&A, I came across a remarkably thorough report about the illegal wildlife trade. The report is titled Analysis of Conservation Initiatives Aimed at Reducing Demand for Traded Wildlife in China and Vietnam. Written by Vian Sharif, it was commissioned by Stop Ivory for the Elephant Protection Initiative (EPI) and The […]

via Review: Analysis of Conservation Initiatives Aimed at Reducing Demand for Traded Wildlife — The Jaguar

U.S.Congress Demands Wild Horse Plan…

By Charlie Booher as published on Wildlife.org “The status quo still isn’t working for our wild horses and burros, the ecology on the range, or the American taxpayers” When Congress passed the omnibus appropriations bill last month, legislators included a mandate for the Bureau of Land Management to provide a new wild horse and burro […]

via Congress demands wild horse and burro plan from BLM — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

BLM permits the killing of Idaho wolves…

Source: The Teton Valley News “The BLM’s self-righteous propensity to play God over the native creatures of our public lands stretches far beyond the destruction of our wild horses and burros but all the way to the very predators that would naturally regulate the herds, IF they even needed to be regulated. Nature has been […]

via BLM Issues Deadly Permit for Wolf Derby — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

MICROPLASTICS-This is an emergency! SHOCKING!

Whales, some sharks and other marine species such as rays are increasingly at risk from microplastics in the oceans, a new study suggests. Species such as baleen whales and basking sharks, which feed through filtering seawater for plankton, are ingesting the tiny particles of indigestible plastic which now appear to permeate oceans throughout the world. […]

via Effects of microplastics in Ocean — KRISHNA KUMAR SINGH

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WHILE HUGGERS.CA IS RESEARCHED AND WRITTEN BY CANADIANS IT REALLY IS AN INTERNATIONAL SITE WITH INTERNATIONAL WILDLIFE INTERESTS AND FOCUSES. WE ARE FOLLOWED BY PEOPLE FROM CANADA, USA, UK, IRELAND, THE NETHERLANDS, THE ARABIAN PENINSULA,INDIA AND MANY OTHER NATIONS.

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