Global consumer demands fuel the extinction crisis facing the world’s primates

Global consumer demands fuel the extinction crisis facing the world’s primates

A ceaselessly growing human population and an ever-expanding world economy based on the unsustainable demands of a few over-consuming nations, have already caused habitat degradation, forest fragmentation, and forest loss that are unprecedented in human history. Throughout the tropics, large tracts of forest have been converted to monocultures by industrial agriculture and degraded by the […]

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N.C. Gov. Cooper seeks help for critically endangered red wolf — just a dozen or so in the wild

N.C. Gov. Cooper seeks help for critically endangered red wolf — just a dozen or so in the wild

RALEIGH, N.C. — The fight over the critically endangered red wolf has returned to court as North Carolina’s governor sought immediate help for the dozen or so remaining in the wild and federal biologists planned to transfer wolves into the recovery area for the first time in years. In late November, Gov. Roy Cooper sent […]

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Illegal government advisory panel touts ‘benefits’ of trophy hunting

It may be hard to believe that a group of celebrity and professional trophy hunters, a director of the National Rifle Association, and the president of the world’s largest trophy hunting group are advising our government on wildlife conservation. But that is exactly what the International Wildlife Conservation Council, a panel appointed by the Trump […]

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Report Shows Rising Temperatures Will Lead to Extinction of Two-Thirds of America’s Bird Population

The National Audubon Society released a new report on the fate of birds in our warming climate. If global warming reaches levels of 5.4 degrees by 2100, two-thirds of America’s birds will be vulnerable to extinction. This comes after a study that was released in September that said North America’s bird population had declined by […]

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