Warmer weather means that barnacle geese fly faster to their breeding grounds, leaving them too tired to lay eggs right away. By the time they’re ready, the babies have missed the best food.(Image credit: Thomas Lameris/NIOO-KNAW)
The Trump administration wants to change how endangered species are protected by the U.S. government.
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(DENVER) — The Trump administration on Thursday proposed ending automatic protections for threatened animals and plants and limiting habitat safeguards meant to shield recovering species from harm. Administration officials said the new rules would advance conservation by simplifying and improving how the landmark Endangered Species Act is used. “These rules will be very protective,” said…
Source: Earth Justice New proposed changes aim to change the way the agency upholds the Endangered Species Act July 19, 2018 Washington, D.C. — Today, Ryan Zinke’s Department of Interior released a series of proposed changes to the way the agency interprets and carries out actions under the Endangered Species Act. Among the proposals are: […]
I do not usually publish ‘stay tuned’ alerts on this blog, but this time I must. I am working on a post that has me truly excited, because it features an individual whose work has been a primary source of inspiration for me for many years. While I was studying mental health counseling at Cleveland […]
Introduction Drs. Silvio Marchini and David Macdonald have just released a fascinating new study about the human dimensions of jaguar (Panthera onca) conservation in Brazil. Long-time readers of The Jaguar and its Allies may remember these authors. In 2015, I shared an article of theirs that used the Theory of Planned Behavior (Ajzen, 1985) to examine ranchers’ intentions […]
Controversial survey suggests oil platforms can act like offshore reefs and encourage wildlife.
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Her actions are symbolic of a society that seems content to descend into hatred, intolerance, barbarism and almost total lack of compassion for animals or fellow citizen. Killing a giraffe with a high-powered weapon doesn’t take much skill and certainly no discernible level of intelligence. It does take a lust for death, destruction and an arrogance beyond most comprehension.
Bravo you idiot, you killed an animal for the sake of killing an animal, you’re pathetic!
A Kentucky woman who shot and killed a giraffe in South Africa last year has faced an online backlash after photos of her posing with the animal’s corpse resurfaced and went viral. Tess Thompson Talley, 37, initially uploaded the photos, from a hunting trip taken in June 2017, to Facebook with a caption that reportedly…
This world is now at the mercy – and entertainment – of barbarians who really don’t give a crap about anyone or anything but their own shallow, superficial existence. Too greedy yet equally too stupid to realize the pricelessness of natural resources and wildlife.
It’s happening in the US – i.e., Alaska, Africa, everywhere. Maybe those protesting everything might consider turning attention to bigger world – Earth issues!
DR Congo: Oil drilling allowed in wildlife parks – http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-44662326
Accommodating some 3800 animals from more than 160 species, on a surface of about 300 hectares, Sigean (Aude, south of France, close to Spanish border) is a different type of zoo, where you can drive through the large enclosures, or you can walk outside others, in total covering at least half a day and in […]