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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Study Finds That the Wildlife Trade Affects One-Fifth of Vertebrates on Land

Study Finds That the Wildlife Trade Affects One-Fifth of Vertebrates on Land

All animals with a backbone are called vertebrates. These include mammals, bird, fish, reptiles, and amphibians. A recent study found that a devastation one-fifth of vertebrates that live on land are bought and sold in the wildlife trade. More than 30,000 species of mammal, bird, amphibian and reptile were surveyed. The study, published in Science […]

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