oyote-killing contests, which have been outlawed in several other states

Coyote-killing contests have been outlawed in several states – should they be banned nationwide?

Nevada wildlife officials are considering a ban on coyote-killing contests, which have been outlawed in several other states. In question is whether the competitions are acceptable wildlife conservation measures or brutal examples of cruelty to animals. Emotions run high on both sides of the issue. The rules of a coyote-killing contest are simple: kill as […]

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Biden Administration to Restore Protections For Alaska’s Tongass National Forest

Biden Administration to Restore Protections For Alaska’s Tongass National Forest

TONGASS NATIONAL FOREST, ALASKA (July 15, 2021)—In an announcement released today, the USDA plans to fully restore environmental protections for the Tongass National Forest as part of a new Southeast Alaska Sustainability Strategy. This inclusive new strategy will end large-scale, old-growth logging on all 16 million acres of the Tongass and instead focus on managing […]

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Should deer’s impact on crops, woodlands, and marshes be reduced by culling?

Should deer’s impact on crops, woodlands, and marshes be reduced by culling?

In 2021, the deer population in the United Kingdom has exploded. With the pandemic, deer hunting decreased and the market for venison reduced thanks to pandemic-induced restaurant closures. Now experts are debating a cull of the deer, the New York Times reported. Scientists note that deer are decimating plant life that other species eat. “Heavy browsing […]

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