Slaughter of Alaska Wolves…

Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility News Release ASSAULT RIFLE SLAUGHTER OF WOLVES OUTSIDE DENALI Washington, DC — The State of Alaska is scrambling to shut down hunting and trapping adjacent to Denali National Park over concerns that excessive kills may destabilize this iconic wolf population. Photos posted today by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) […]

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CALIFORNIA’S SHRINKING SALTON SEA DRYING UP!

California’s Salton Sea lies directly on the San Andreas Fault Line, 236 feet below sea level. It is 15 miles wide by 35 miles long, making it California’s largest lake. The deepest point is 43 feet.

Four Hundred bird species can be identified as residents or visitors, and it is on the Pacific Flyway.

Modern engineering endeavors have changed and mostly negatively impacted on this body of water which is rapidly drying up with salinization increasing resulting in serious fish population die-offs.

The State of California is involved in a number of remedial programs the results of which are not known at this time.

Elephant Poaching Leads to 80% Population Decline In Gabon

ScienceDaily reports Poaching drives 80 percent decline in elephants in key preserve More than 25,000 elephants slain over a decade in Gabon park Central Africa’s largest sanctuaries have declined between 78% and 81% because of poaching, a new study finds. More than 25,000 elephants in Gabon’s Minkébé National Park may have been killed for their […]

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