Biden Administration Proposes to Allow Oil Companies to Disturb Polar Bears, Walruses in Alaska’s Arctic

Biden Administration Proposes to Allow Oil Companies to Disturb Polar Bears, Walruses in Alaska’s Arctic

ANCHORAGE, Alaska— The Biden administration issued a proposed rule today allowing oil companies operating in the Beaufort Sea and Western Arctic to harass polar bears and Pacific walruses when drilling or searching for oil for the next five years. “It’s maddening to see the Biden administration allowing oil companies to continue their noisy, harmful onslaught […]

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2 Whales Killed By Visiting Naval Destroyer

2 Whales Killed By Visiting Naval Destroyer

Two whales were found lodged in a naval destroyer in California, CNN reported. The naval destroyer was visiting from Australia. While it’s rare to have ships strike whales, it shows the amount of traffic that happens along the busy Pacific Coast. “The Navy takes marine mammal safety seriously and is disheartened this incident occurred,” a […]

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As the rest of world tackles plastics disposal, the U.S. resists

As the rest of world tackles plastics disposal, the U.S. resists

For the first time ever, international shipments of plastic waste came under global control this year. That’s because disposable plastic — a major pollutant of the world’s waters and atmosphere, fodder for incinerators, occupier of overflowing landfills, and material for costly recycling — was added to the Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements […]

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Idaho bill seeks to kill more than 1,000 wolves

Idaho bill seeks to kill more than 1,000 wolves

Lawmakers in Idaho are pushing to drastically reduce wolf numbers in the state, perhaps by as much as over 90%, complementing other US efforts to shrink their population. Idaho’s gray wolf population was recently estimated at 1,556, but sponsors of a bill approved in the state senate last week say that the preferred number of […]

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Humpback Whale Habitat Protected by Biden Administration

Humpback Whale Habitat Protected by Biden Administration

The Biden Administration took a significant step to protect humpback whales. The National Marine Fisheries Service (NFMS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and Commerce departments have finalized a rule to protect ocean habitats used by humpback whales. Humpback whales were once hunted to the brink of extinction and now two of the five “breeding […]

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Idaho lawmakers on verge of sanctioning a carnage of 90% of the state’s wolves

Idaho lawmakers on verge of sanctioning a carnage of 90% of the state’s wolves

A bill that would allow trophy hunters, trappers and private contractors hired at taxpayer expense to kill up to 90% of the state’s wolves is flying through the Idaho legislature, and we need to stop it in its tracks. The bill, introduced Tuesday, has already passed the state Senate and the House Resources and Conservation […]

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Oregon wolf makes history on lengthy journey to California

Oregon wolf makes history on lengthy journey to California

A grey wolf has made the longest tracked journey of any wolf over the last century, venturing hundreds of miles from its home range in Oregon to California’s Sierra Nevada. The wolf, a male called OR-93, has been fitted with a GPS collar, allowing officials at the California Department of Fish and Wildlife to monitor […]

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Hunting group sues Wisconsin DNR in attempt to allow wolf hunt this winter

Hunting group sues Wisconsin DNR in attempt to allow wolf hunt this winter

A hunting group is suing the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources in an attempt to force it to allow people to hunt wolves immediately. This comes after the Trump Administration late last year delisted the gray wolf from the endangered species list, which went into effect Jan. 4. Wisconsin law requires a wolf hunt every […]

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