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  • Blizzards Affecting Farming

    Blizzards Affecting Farming

    In October of 2013, thousands of cattle perished in South Dakota as a blizzard named Atlas barreled through the region. This sudden storm occurred after days of high temperatures. The farming industry, like all others, is vulnerable to unexpected di...

  • Pollution Due to Chemical Industries

    Pollution Due to Chemical Industries

    Chemical pollutants are in the fish that we eat.Chemical industries produce many products that we use on a day-to-day basis, but these products have harmful effects when they pollute land and water. The problems include too much use of these chemicals, incorrect disposal of waste that contains the...

  • Dolphin's Ecological Importance

    Dolphin's Ecological Importance

    Dolphins can act as a sentinel species.Sentinel species are animals that can give us an insight into the health of the ecosystem. Dolphins are thought to be an important sentinel species that can give us a view into what may be negatively impacting their environment, and consequently, our...

  • What Does a Conservation Biologist Do?

    What Does a Conservation Biologist Do?

    Conservation biologists conduct research on threatened and endangered species and habitats.Conservation biology is the study, management, protection and restoration of threatened species, ecological communities, habitats and ecosystems in an effort to preserve biological diversity. Scientists who work in this field play a vital role in rev...

  • Nature's Color for Warnings

    Nature's Color for Warnings

    The bright hues of some species may be a method of defense from predators.Warning coloration, or aposematism, is a defense system in which prey species have evolved striking colors and patterns to warn potential predators that they are toxic. In addition to bright colors, the prey species may also be characterized by stron...

 
 
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  • Some gray wolves to be returned to endangered list

    Some gray wolves to be returned to endangered list
    TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) ? A federal judge on Friday threw out an Obama administration decision to remove gray wolves in the western Great Lakes region from the endangered species list ? a decision that will ban further wolf hunting and trapping in three states.
  • Federal judge puts gray wolf back on endangered species list

    Federal judge puts gray wolf back on endangered species list
    A judge restored federal protections to gray wolves in the the western Great Lakes region on Friday, reversing an earlier decision by the federal government to remove the animals from the endangered species list.
  • Three species of bats added to Ottawa?s endangered animals list

    Three species of bats added to Ottawa?s endangered animals list
    The three species ? little brown bats, northern long-eared bats, and tri-coloured bats ? have seen their populations reduced by 94 per cent since 2010 due to white-nose syndrome
  • U.S. judge restores protections to Great Lakes wolves

    U.S. judge restores protections to Great Lakes wolves
    By Laura Zuckerman (Reuters) - A federal judge on Friday restored U.S. Endangered Species Act protections to gray wolves in the western Great Lakes in a decision hailed by wildlife advocates for halting wolf hunting and trapping planned in such states as Minnesota and Wisconsin. U.S. wildlife managers in 2012 lifted federal protections for wolves in the western Great Lakes, including Michigan ...
  • Federal court puts gray wolf back on endangered species list

    Federal court puts gray wolf back on endangered species list
    The ruling comes after two states legalized the hunting and trapping of wolves, which resulted in the killing of 1,500 animals
 
 
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  • Canned Hunting Operations Make a Killing

    Canned Hunting Operations Make a Killing
    by Adam M. Roberts — Our thanks to Born Free USA for permission to republish this post, which originally appeared on the Born Free USA Blog on December 18, 2014. Adam M. Roberts is the CEO of Born Free USA. A majestic mountain lion, wandering the peaks along the Colorado/Utah border. A strong, graceful bobcat, […]
  • Action Alert from the National Anti-Vivisection Society

    Action Alert from the National Anti-Vivisection Society
    According to a new documentary, Puppycide, there is a police shooting of a dog approximately once every 98 minutes. The vast majority of these shootings are due to a lack of training and experience in dealing with animals, especially dogs. Police officers who have not been afforded the opportunity to learn how to react around dogs tend to be more easily frightened of a possible attack and will see aggressive behavior where there is only curiosity or benign intent on the part of the dog.
  • Top 14 in ?14

    Top 14 in ?14
    One hundred thirty-six new animal protection laws have been enacted this year at the state and local levels?the largest number of any year in the past decade. That continues the surge in animal protection policymaking by state legislatures, and in total, it makes more than 1,000 new policies in the states since 2005, across a broad range of subjects bearing upon the lives of pets, wildlife, animals in research and testing, and farm animals.
  • Animals in the News

    Animals in the News
    by Gregory McNamee Invasive species, from viruses to higher mammals, come into new environments by many avenues: sometimes in the bilge of container ships, sometimes floating on a piece of driftwood, sometimes tucked away inside a handbag or trunk. It stands to reason that ports and airports would be ground zero, then, for the arrival […]
  • Veganuary: Try Going Vegan in the New Year!

    Veganuary: Try Going Vegan in the New Year!
    by Lorraine Murray You’ve heard of “Movember” (men growing moustaches during November to raise awareness of men’s health issues) and maybe even “Drynuary” (people giving up alcohol for the month of January after the excesses of the holidays). But have you heard about Veganuary? People all over the world are signing up online with a […]