The program claims to promote awareness and education while training a new generation in conservation and wildlife management. But instead it is training residents, especially children, to kill needlessly. Photo by RT-Images/iStock.com
In the last month, South Dakota residents have trapped and killed more than 15,000 raccoons, skunks, opossums, foxes and badgers, cut off their tails, and submitted them to the state’s wildlife management agency for a $10-per-tail reward, all as part of South Dakota’s new Nest . . .
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A controversial drug allowed in meat production in the U.S.—but banned in 160 other countries—is in the news again. This time, it’s because the Trump administration, as part of a trad…
Animal Care Expo 2019 has kicked off in New Orleans and one major focus this year is access to care — improving access to veterinary medical treatment for all animals in need, and providing better support for those who love and care for them. Photo by Shannon Jax Productions
Our Animal Care Expo 2019 in New Orleans has attracted a record 2800 participants from the United States and around the world, with some 226 attendees from 53 different countries in attendance. We’re so proud of what this event has become; the premier educational conference . . .
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Laughing gas from the thawing Alaskan permafrost is no laughing matter. Nitrous oxide is one of the most potent greenhouse gases.
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Three years ago the HSUS and its allies decided enough was enough, and started to work cooperatively with other stakeholders on a simple goal – find a responsible way forward. Photo by Kim Sella/Black Beauty Ranch
By Kitty Block and Sara Amundson The Bureau of Land Management’s Wild Horse and Burro Program is broken. Since inception of the program, the BLM has removed approximately 270,000 wild horses and burros from our public lands, without any significant use of fertility control tools, . . .
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Plans for two new nuclear plants in Western Europe have met more setbacks in the last week, risking the industry’s future here.
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Responding to the news that CRDB Bank and United Bank for Africa have agreed to financially facilitate the construction of Stiegler’s Gorge hydropower dam in the Selous Game Reserve, Aslihan Tumer, Head of Campaigns at WWF-International, said:
Four years after being rehabilitated in the Russian Far East, a female tiger’s fourth cub has been identified as a female. The significance of this female cub is of great importance to establishing a permanent tiger group in this area.
For the world’s cloud forests, the future is overcast. Some face fiercer storm and flood: they could even lose their unique clouds.
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