Petition: Tell IUCN to Remove All Members With Ties to Trophy Hunting

Petition: Tell IUCN to Remove All Members With Ties to Trophy Hunting

One month ago,Buzzfeed Newsexposed theInternational Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) for having connections to the trophy hunting industry. The IUCN is possibly the most important agency charged with protecting the world’s animal species. Ties to trophy hunting from such an important organization is worrisome for those truly concerned with the conservation of animal species, […]

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Two suspected rhino poachers shot dead in KwaZulu-Natal game park

Two suspected rhino poachers shot dead in KwaZulu-Natal game park

Two suspected rhino poachers have been killed in a shootout at the Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Park, KwaZulu-Natal Environmental Affairs MEC Nomusa Dube-Ncube said on Sunday. She said that “courageous field staff, who work in dangerous conditions”, encountered three armed suspected rhino poachers on the night of 6 March. Dube-Ncube added that 28 rhinos had already been killed […]

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Federal Court Rules Against Massive Old-Growth Rainforest Logging Plan in Alaska

Federal Court Rules Against Massive Old-Growth Rainforest Logging Plan in Alaska

JUNEAU, AK – A federal judge rejected yesterday an enormous commercial timber harvest and road-building plan for Prince of Wales Island in the Tongass National Forest of Southeast Alaska. The judge ruled that project approval violated the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), which sets standards for public engagement on federal projects that will alter the […]

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Hundreds of Bison Migrating Out Of Yellowstone To Be Hunted Down Under Government-Sponsored Slaughter

Hundreds of Bison Migrating Out Of Yellowstone To Be Hunted Down Under Government-Sponsored Slaughter

Bison have started to migrate out of Yellowstone National Park and into southwestern Montana where they could be the target of hunters attempting to reduce the herds’ population size by up to 900. Yellowstone spokeswoman Morgan Warthin told the Associated Press the bison have moved into the Gardiner basin as part of their yearly migration. […]

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