Friday, August 23, 2019

Tag: endangered species

A chance to save the ‘rhinos of the sea’

Many scientists wait for their whole careers to see their predictions proven correct — and if that happens, it often causes for...

We ignore thousands of threatened plant species at our own peril

Kokia drynarioides is a small but significant flowering tree endemic to Hawaii’s dry forests. Native Hawaiians used its large, scarlet flowers to...

Killing as a government service

The USDA’s Wildlife Services program slaughters millions of wild animals every year — including endangered species. It doesn’t have to.

Last known female of endangered turtle species dies

The turtle lived at Suzhou Zoo in China, where researchers attempted to artificially inseminate her Friday, according to the Suzhou Daily.

Trump administration to remove gray wolves from the Endangered Species Act

"This attempt to eliminate crucial protections for gray wolves demonstrates an anti-predator bias that continues to influence wolf management decisions."

Endangered wildlife are getting dosed with rat poisons

Products marketed to kill rodents are instead threatening the lives of the wildlife that eat them as poisons travel up the food chain.

Tell the Norwegian government to halt all hunting on endangered wolves

Help us to tell the Norwegian government to end wolf hunts in Norway’s Wolf Zone and #SaveNorwegianWolves.

A Montana judge restores grizzly bears’ protection, overturns Trump administration’s policy

Judge Dana Christensen ruled that the Fish and Wildlife Service failed to consider the effects of the recovery of bears living throughout the country when it chose to remove protections for Yellowstone grizzly bears.

Lawsuit launched against Trump EPA for approving fracking waste dumping into...

At least 10 fracking chemicals routinely used in offshore fracking could kill or harm a broad variety of marine species, including marine mammals and fish.

While America focuses on tax bill, Congress quietly tries to open...

“The oil industry and its allies in Congress may think they can sneak this past the American people...”

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‘This illegal and dangerous pipeline must be shut down’: Standing Rock Sioux renew the...

The tribe is asking for a pause in construction while a thorough environmental assessment, this time with input from the tribe is conducted.
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The 5-Step CEO pay scam

Average CEO pay at big corporations topped 14.5 million dollars in 2018. That’s after an increase of 5.2 million dollars per CEO over...

Back to thoughts and prayers: Donald Trump abandons support for enhanced background checks

"It's the people that pull the trigger, it's not the gun that pulls the trigger."

California to build world’s largest bridge over a major freeway for wildlife

Hoping to prevent the extinction of mountain lions, coyotes, deer, lizards, snakes, and other species that require room to roam, Southern California...

Fascism then and now

A new book  I would like to announce the publication of a new book, entitled “Fascism, Then and...