Decapitated bear found amid ‘frenzy of poaching’ in Oregon, officials say

Decapitated bear found amid ‘frenzy of poaching’ in Oregon, officials say

Oregon officials are concerned about a “frenzy of poaching” after a black bear was found decapitated.  A decapitated bear was discovered outside of Veneta in October, and multiple other animals have been poached in the same area of Lane County, the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife said Friday in a news release. “This […]

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‘Ursine terror’: plea to improve habitat after spate of bear attacks in Japan

‘Ursine terror’: plea to improve habitat after spate of bear attacks in Japan

A spate of bear attacks in Japan has prompted calls to improve their natural habitat, as experts warned of more potentially dangerous encounters with the animals as they venture into populated areas in search of food. Japanese media have reported several incidents of “ursine terror” in recent weeks, including an attack in Ishikawa prefecture last […]

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Breaking! 62 Bears Killed On First Day Of New Jersey’s Bear Hunting Season; Help Us End The 2020 Hunt

Breaking! 62 Bears Killed On First Day Of New Jersey’s Bear Hunting Season; Help Us End The 2020 Hunt

Animal Advocates across the United States are heartbroken after a reported 62 black bears were horrifically killed on the first day of New Jersey’s annual bear hunt. According to NJ.com, Sussex County had the most bears killed on Monday, with a total of 26. Morris County had 17 bears killed and 11 bears in Warren […]

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Petition: Stop Black Bear From Getting Euthanized Because Humans Encroached on His Habitat

Petition: Stop Black Bear From Getting Euthanized Because Humans Encroached on His Habitat

Bears are amazing animals, however, we probably don’t want to end up in close proximity to them. As humans encroach on bears’ (and other animals’) habitats, close encounters with wild animals are bound to happen.  Source: Azur smile/Youtube It’s important to be prepared and educated so that you know how to best respond. Inappropriate […]

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Discovery of threatened species drives bid to protect Vietnam forest

Discovery of threatened species drives bid to protect Vietnam forest

HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam — Recently disclosed results from an extensive survey have revealed the presence of several highly endangered species in a forest that is not currently under any legal protection in Vietnam’s central highlands. Fauna & Flora International (FFI) and GreenViet, a biodiversity conservation NGO based in Da Nang, undertook months of […]

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