POLL: Should the Biden Administration reinstate the gray wolf on the List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife?

POLL: Should the Biden Administration reinstate the gray wolf on the List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife?

When Joe Biden entered the White House on his first day as President of the United States, he signed 17 executive actions and orders — many of which review or reverse environmental policy written under President Donald Trump. In a fact sheet released Tuesday to the heads of relevant agencies, titled “President-elect Biden’s Day One […]

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Trophy hunters killed one animal every three minutes over the last decade, damning study reveals, with creatures gunned down from helicopters

Trophy hunters killed one animal every three minutes over the last decade, damning study reveals, with creatures gunned down from helicopters

Bloodthirsty trophy-hunters are killing one animal every three minutes, a damning exposé of the industry has revealed. More than 1.7 million animals, including lions, elephants and endangered rhinos, have been slaughtered in the past decade, with wealthy hunters competing to kill the most highly prized creatures. The devastating figures have emerged in a book which highlights […]

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Alaskan tribes, activists and businesses sue to save America’s biggest national forest

Alaskan tribes, activists and businesses sue to save America’s biggest national forest

A coalition of Alaskan native tribes, conservation groups and small businesses have filed a lawsuit in an effort to save America’s largest national forest by overturning one of the Trump administration’s most contentious environmental rollbacks. Protection for the Tongass national forest in Alaska, one of the world’s last intact temperate rainforests, which plays a crucial […]

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Petition: Monarch Butterfly Denied Protection by Trump Administration

Petition: Monarch Butterfly Denied Protection by Trump Administration

Despite a rapidly declining population and an important ecological niche, the U.S Fish and Wildlife service voted against listing the Monarch Butterfly as “Threatened” under the Endangered Species Act on Tuesday. A change in its status may have led to increased protective measures for the species and its habitat. The US Fish and Wildlife Service […]

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Petition: Marine Life Harmed Most By Plastic In Florida Than Any Other State

Petition: Marine Life Harmed Most By Plastic In Florida Than Any Other State

A recent report from the International oceanic advocacy group, Oceana, has singled out Florida as having more incidents of wildlife being harmed by plastics in the ocean than anywhere else in the United States. Ocean’s report discovered evidence of nearly 1800 marine animals becoming entangled in or swallowing plastic debris in the ocean dating back […]

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Trump pentagon nominee hunted and killed elephants in Zimbabwe

Trump pentagon nominee hunted and killed elephants in Zimbabwe

Scott O’Grady, a famous former Air Force officer recently nominated for a top Defense Department role in the Trump administration, hunted and killed two elephants in Zimbabwe in 2014 and lobbied Congress to lift trophy hunting restrictions. The revelations were first reported by independent journalist Yashar Ali but come from congressional testimony by Mr O’Grady. […]

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