“Killing hibernating bears, shooting wolf pups in their dens, and chasing down grizzlies by aircraft and then shooting them on the ground is not the stuff of some depraved video game.”
The policy is heavily controversial. Not all of those that have been shot are poachers.
Whale stranding is quite common in this area around this time of year, but the recent numbers are shocking.
The French national assembly voted on Friday to monitor slaughterhouse practices and worker behavior to prevent animal cruelty as well as hygiene and safety violations.
Put your voices together and tell them that that is what the people want.
The government estimates over 138,000 marine mammals, including dolphins and whales, would be injured and disturbed if seismic airgun blasting in the Atlantic were to take place.
SeaWorld still holds 22 other orcas in captivity at its three facilities in Orlando, San Antonio, and San Diego.
China had already committed to banning ivory trade, but committing to a timetable of action has really surprised many.
More than 20,000 elephants were killed for their ivory last year, leaving only about 415,000 remaining.
No matter how much ink and airtime they earned, all of these stories revealed some larger trend about the state of the environment and environmental advocacy.