Herd Of 32 Elephants Could Be Killed After Conservationist Was Trampled

Herd Of 32 Elephants Could Be Killed After Conservationist Was Trampled

A herd of 32 elephants could potentially be culled after a conservationist was trampled in South Africa. South African architect-turned-conservationist, Beyers Coetzee was trampled and killed by a pair of elephant bulls on Mawana Game Reserve in KwaZulu-Natal province last week. Coetzee was attempting to escort the elephants back onto the reserve’s property. He fired two […]

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Petition: Protect European Wolves from Slaughter

Petition: Protect European Wolves from Slaughter

Many people probably don’t realize that politics don’t just affect people’s lives, but wildlife too. Many Americans are well aware of how the current administration wants to weaken the Endangered Species Act, for instance. Party lines differentiate ideologies and policies, including how the environment and wildlife are treated. For example, the Republican party in the […]

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Bison cull numbers in Yellowstone National Park to remain about same as last year

Bison cull numbers in Yellowstone National Park to remain about same as last year

State and federal agencies expect to reduce the size of the Yellowstone National Park bison herd by 600 to 900 animals this season. That’s about the same number as last year. The Inter-agency Bison Management Plan Committee in West Yellowstone Tuesday voted to accept a culling recommendation from Yellowstone National Park biologists. The group is […]

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Koala and kangaroo culling considered as numbers become ‘overabundant’

Animals including koalas and kangaroos could be culled in parts of South Australia, where high population numbers are damaging the landscape. A report from a parliamentary inquiry has recommended the state’s environment minister make an immediate decision to declare koalas, western grey kangaroos, long-nosed fur seals and little corellas overabundant in some areas. Culling is […]

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POLL: Should this protected species continue to be slaughtered to the point of extinction?

More than 32,000 badgers were killed in England this autumn during the annual cull, which is intended to reduce tuberculosis in cattle. Government officials claimed the culls were effective and starting to reduce prevalence of the disease in cows. But independent scientists said the officials were cherry-picking data and making up targets as they went […]

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