Wild Horses: Analysis Of Issues And Novel Science-Supported Solution — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

by William E. Simpson II  as published on ValueWalk American Wild Horses Are Arguably Worse-Off Today photo by Terry Fitch of Wild Horse Freedom Federation A recent article at Reason, titled ‘Predictably, Wild Horses Are Still Suffering Due to Federal Slaughter Ban’ stated that, “Turns out that basing animal rights policy on the strong feelings […]

Wild Horses: Analysis Of Issues And Novel Science-Supported Solution — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

Smaug barbertonensis A shy denizen of well-shaded, bouldered hills and mountains with plentiful crags and fissures, the diurnal Barberton Girdled Lizard feeds on invertebrates, frogs and small geckos. Excluding their tails, adults can measure up to 13cm in length. Females give birth to 2-6 babies in late summer. Considered by some authorities to be a […]

via Barberton Girdled Lizard — de Wets Wild

207 Environmentalists killed in 2017

It was a record year for killing environmentally-concerned people in 2017. Some were killed just trying to protect precious landscapes from Asian island developers. Game Keepers and Wardens in Africa have  taken a big hit, too.

Evidence suggests at least some were at the hands of governments, others the victims of plantation developers and corporate farmers.

The rush in Southeast Asia to cultivate Palm Oils and other lucrative commodities, and growing cattle ranging in Africa, is all coming at the expense of rare wildlife as these and other practices continue at an ever greater pace.

Adopt An Orphaned Elephant!

Just over two years ago I posted a video here titled “I Will Always Remember You.” Among the many pieces I’ve done for Boing Boing both before and after, it remains the piece most read, and the video most watched. The subject is the poaching of elephants and the orphaned young elephants who are then […]

via Foster an Orphan Elephant — Sound Books