Friday, July 19, 2024

Tag: wildlife

Judicial scrutiny halts Wyoming drilling expansion over climate and wildlife concerns

The heart of the controversy lies in a 2022 sale that offered drilling rights across approximately 120,000 acres of federal territory in Wyoming.

New York bans native wildlife killing competitions

The statewide law, signed by New York Governor Kathy Hochul, "prohibits events during which contestants compete to kill the most, the heaviest, and the smallest animals for cash and prizes."

Wildlife living in cities exemplify ‘urban trait syndrome,’ study says

What can city dwellers do to help create and nurture a healthier environment for urban wildlife?

PFAS ‘forever chemicals’ are everywhere: here’s what that means for wildlife

Researchers have found PFAS in the bodies of wild animals everywhere they’ve looked. Now they’re beginning to understand the health effects.

5 surprising things that could be preventing your backyard from serving...

Prevent your backyard from being an “ecological trap” by taking these key actions to protect wildlife.

Could tolerant and peaceful bonobos be the model for human peacemaking?

“Both chimpanzees and bonobos are our closest living relatives and therefore studying their social systems and behavior can allow us to trace the evolutionary trajectories of certain phenomenons.”

Birds and other wildlife found covered in oil in Gulf of...

While there is no official estimate of how much crude oil spilled from the Alliance Refinery, LDWF said it could take weeks to save the affected wildlife.

What happens to wildlife swimming in a sea of our drug...

Our rivers and streams have become a soup of hundreds of drugs—mostly pharmaceuticals—that come from the treated water released from wastewater facilities.

Repeating mistakes: why the plan to protect the world’s wildlife falls...

If the plan goes ahead in its current form, it will fall short in safeguarding the wonder of our natural world.

Don’t hike so close to me: How the presence of humans...

As researchers who study conservation, wildlife and human impacts on wild places, we believe it’s important to know that you can have major effects on wildlife just by being nearby.

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Dear Democrats—change the message! Please!

Ideally this can be resolved by the Democrats engaging in focused strategic and tactical consideration with one over-riding goal: How to retain the White House and Senate and win back the House.

Majority of Democrats urge Biden to withdraw amid mental fitness concerns and looming election...

This sentiment is particularly strong among younger voters, posing a significant challenge to Biden’s campaign as crucial deadlines approach.

UnitedHealth reports $7.9 billion Q2 profits as protesters decry coverage denials

Protesters reiterated their commitment to fighting for healthcare justice, emphasizing the need for systemic changes.

Biden to propose Supreme Court reforms: Ethics code and term limits amid public disapproval

This move comes amid growing public discontent with the court and recent scandals involving justices Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito.

The party that embraces political violence is now reaping what it sowed

Was the attempt on Trump’s life the direct result of the Republican Party’s decision to exploit violence for political gain?