BC gov’t taken to court over shooting of wolves from helicopters to save caribou

BC gov’t taken to court over shooting of wolves from helicopters to save caribou

The conservation group Pacific Wild is taking the BC government to court over how the ministry responsible is killing wolves to save the endangered caribou populations. The government’s wolf management program was launched in 2015 to reduce predation on caribou. An estimated 1,400 wolves have been killed since, according to Pacific Wild. Animal advocates have […]

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Should the ‘Glorious Twelfth’, which is on the brink after a poor grouse breeding season, be cancelled and permanently banned?

Should the ‘Glorious Twelfth’, which is on the brink after a poor grouse breeding season, be cancelled and permanently banned?

The “Glorious Twelfth” may be effectively cancelled this year, shooting estates have said, as the grouse breeding season has been so poor. Hard frosts while the birds were laying has meant that fewer were born, and some eggs are still yet to hatch. Sleet and cold rain during the hatching season earlier this summer caused […]

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