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."
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Researchers have found PFAS in the bodies of wild animals everywhere they’ve looked. Now they’re beginning to understand the health effects.
Prevent your backyard from being an “ecological trap” by taking these key actions to protect wildlife.
“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.”
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.
Our rivers and streams have become a soup of hundreds of drugs—mostly pharmaceuticals—that come from the treated water released from wastewater facilities.
If the plan goes ahead in its current form, it will fall short in safeguarding the wonder of our natural world.
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.