Breaking: Brutal trophy hunt returns in shocking ‘emergency’ reversal of policy

Breaking: Brutal trophy hunt returns in shocking ‘emergency’ reversal of policy

In a stunningly shortsighted and ill-advised decision, New Jersey officials voted Tuesday to bring back the state’s trophy hunt of black bears. The disappointing move was approved Tuesday by a unanimous vote of the state’s Fish and Game Council and supported by a finding of “imminent peril” to public safety by New Jersey Gov. Phil […]

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Video: Wildlife crossings built with tribal knowledge drastically reduce collisions

Video: Wildlife crossings built with tribal knowledge drastically reduce collisions

FLATHEAD NATION, Montana — In 1989, when the Montana Department of Transportation proposed a plan to address safety concerns on Montana’s notoriously dangerous Highway 93, their answer was to expand it to five lanes. Including a passing lane, the highway would run through the entire Flathead Indian Reservation, growing by more than 90 kilometers (56 […]

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Animals Asia Rescues Bear Named Paddington From Cruel Bile Farm in Vietnam

Animals Asia Rescues Bear Named Paddington From Cruel Bile Farm in Vietnam

Animals Asia, an animal welfare charity, saved Paddington the Asian black bear from a bile farm last week. When the organization first learned about Paddington through the Forest Protection Department in Nam Dinh, Vietnam, they knew they needed to save her. The Forest Protection Department told the organization that an officer had spotted Paddington stuck […]

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Massachusetts Cracks Down On Poachers With New Law

Massachusetts Cracks Down On Poachers With New Law

A newly passed bill in Massachusetts will help protect vulnerable wildlife from poachers. Massachusetts is one of the last states to join the Interstate Wildlife Violators Compact, a national database of potential poachers and suspended hunting, fishing, and trapping licenses shared among member states, and was known as “poacher’s paradise” due to their meager fines […]

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