New Legislation Will Help Bring Birds Back Across the Western Hemisphere

New Legislation Will Help Bring Birds Back Across the Western Hemisphere

WASHINGTON – “Birds don’t recognize borders so we must work with our neighbors to protect them wherever they fly,” said Marshall Johnson, chief conservation officer, National Audubon Society. “This legislation will provide more places to nest, winter, and rest for the millions of birds across farms and forests in Ohio, through backyards and bays in […]

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Stray juvenile lion shot dead by the Uganda Wildlife Authority for killing and eating people’s livestock

Stray juvenile lion shot dead by the Uganda Wildlife Authority for killing and eating people’s livestock

On April 8, 2022, Uganda Peoples Defence Forces soldiers shot and killed a stray juvenile lion that had spent days murdering and eating people’s livestock in many communities in the western Uganda region of Kagadi (UPDF). The lion was shot during a combined operation combining Uganda police, the Uganda Police Force (UPF), and the Uganda […]

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Gamekeepers and shepherds furious at plan to cull deer and regenerate lost woodlands in the Scottish Highlands

Gamekeepers and shepherds furious at plan to cull deer and regenerate lost woodlands in the Scottish Highlands

In the Scottish Highlands, a five-year plan to drastically reduce deer numbers and replant devastated woods has generated outrage and protests among gamekeepers and shepherds. The Cairngorms National Park Authority’s recommendations aim to make considerable changes to the park, which is the UK’s largest, with a focus on addressing climate change and biodiversity loss. This […]

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Fierce lions become friendly kittens when ‘love hormone’ oxytocin is sprayed into their nostrils

Fierce lions become friendly kittens when ‘love hormone’ oxytocin is sprayed into their nostrils

Lions are normally highly violent in the wild, and they ferociously defend their territory from other lions. In captivity, though, this can be a major problem, especially when lions from different prides are put together. The researchers conducted the investigation with lions on a wildlife reserve in Dinokeng, South Africa, to determine if oxytocin may […]

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