Water-guzzling demands of Trump’s border wall threaten fish species

Water-guzzling demands of Trump’s border wall threaten fish species

The survival of eight endangered and threatened species, including four kinds of endemic fish, is in doubt in Arizona, as massive quantities of groundwater are extracted to construct Donald Trump’s border wall. The 30ft-high barrier is under construction on the edge of the San Bernardino national wildlife refuge in south-eastern Arizona, where rare desert springs […]

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Lebanese Minister Marwan Kheireddine Hunts Animals For Fun

Lebanese Minister Marwan Kheireddine Hunts Animals For Fun

Since hunting humans is not currently accessible to local bankers and politicians (but stay tuned, it’s probably underway!), Lebanese Minister of State and Al-Mawarid Bank Chairman Marwan Kheireddine has decided he enjoys hunting animals for sport. Amazing! And by amazing, I mean disgusting. In a photoshoot in Hunter and Safari Magazine that can only be […]

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Trump Administration OKs ‘Cyanide Bombs’ Despite Indiscriminate Killing of Thousands of Animals a Year

Trump Administration OKs ‘Cyanide Bombs’ Despite Indiscriminate Killing of Thousands of Animals a Year

WASHINGTON— The Trump administration today announced it will reauthorize use of sodium cyanide in wildlife-killing devices called M-44s. These “cyanide bombs” received approval from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency despite inhumanely and indiscriminately killing thousands of animals every year. They have also injured people. “This appalling decision leaves cyanide traps lurking in the wild to […]

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Trump administration reportedly approves trophy hunter’s permit for endangered rhino remains

Trump administration reportedly approves trophy hunter’s permit for endangered rhino remains

A Michigan trophy hunter’s permit to bring the skull, skin and horns from a critically endangered black rhinoceros he shot in Africa to the U.S. will likely be approved by the Trump administration, according to a report by The Associated Press. Chris Peyerk, of Shelby Township Michigan, applied for the import permit in April. The […]

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17 States Sue to Stop Trump Admin Attack on Endangered Species Act

17 States Sue to Stop Trump Admin Attack on Endangered Species Act

A little more than a month after the Trump administration announced a major rollback of the Endangered Species Act, 17 states are suing to stop it. The administration’s changes would remove the blanket rule giving threatened species the same protections as endangered species, allow regulators to calculate the economic cost of protecting any given species […]

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Trump Bulldozes New Wall Through Wildlife Refuge, Jaguar Country

DOUGLAS, Arizona – New border-wall construction in southeastern Arizona is imperiling the San Bernardino National Wildlife Refuge, and encroaching into an active jaguar movement corridor where the jaguar known as “Sombra”most likely crossed the border into the United States. The new 30-foot-high bollard wall will block the natural migration of wildlife, replacing existing waist-high vehicle […]

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