Brazilian Amazon drained of millions of wild animals by criminal networks: Report

Brazilian Amazon drained of millions of wild animals by criminal networks: Report

The Brazilian Amazon is hemorrhaging illegally traded wildlife according to a new report released Monday. Each year, thousands of silver-voiced saffron finches and other songbirds, along with rare macaws and parrots, are captured, trafficked and sold as pets. Some are auctioned as future contestants in songbird contests. Others are exported around the globe. Fish bound […]

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Australia’s Fires Harmed 3 Billion Animals, New Report Finds

Australia’s Fires Harmed 3 Billion Animals, New Report Finds

Unprecedented bushfires that ravaged Australia in 2019 and 2020 killed or displaced almost 3 billion animals, according to an interim report released Tuesday. Compiled by scientists from several Australian universities, the survey said the blazes impacted an estimated 143 million mammals, 2.46 billion reptiles, 180 million birds and 51 million frogs. The report, commissioned by […]

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Wildlife authorities kill over 100 geese at Sloan’s Lake as culling enters its second year in Denver

Wildlife authorities kill over 100 Canada Geese at Sloan’s Lake as culling enters its second year in Denver

Federal authorities won’t kill as many geese this year as they did last year because, well, the geese population has waned at Denver parks since the city started its “culling” program to cut down on poop and clean the water. Denver Parks & Recreation Deputy Manager Scott Gilmore said biologists with the United States Department […]

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