Feds plan to open more of the Florida Panther National Wildlife Refuge to the public

Feds plan to open more of the Florida Panther National Wildlife Refuge to the public

In eastern Collier County, where hardwood hammocks, cypress domes and wet prairies provide ideal habitat for an abundance of wildlife, lies the Florida Panther National Wildlife Refuge. The refuge has had little public access aside from two short hiking trails since it was established in 1989.  Now, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service wants […]

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All U.S. States Fail to Protect Animals from Cruel Trapping, Says New Report

All U.S. States Fail to Protect Animals from Cruel Trapping, Says New Report

Global animal welfare and conservation nonprofit, Born Free USA, has released a damning new report entitled Crushing Cruelty: Animal Trapping in the United States. The report updates work carried out in 2017 and is the result of extensive research into the regulatory landscape of trapping on a state-by-state basis. This research informed the production of […]

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POLL: Should the Trump Administration be allowed to auction leases in the Arctic refuge to the oil and gas industry?

POLL: Should the Trump Administration be allowed to auction leases in the Arctic refuge to the oil and gas industry?

In a last-ditch attempt to make good on promises to the oil and gas industry, the Trump administration is rushing to formalize plans to drill for oil in the Arctic national wildlife refuge before Joe Biden takes office. On Tuesday, the Bureau of Land Management initiated the process with a formal “call for nominations”, inviting […]

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