Monthly Archives: January 2015

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The Fight Over the Most Polarizing Animal in the West

Wolflandia: The Fight Over the Most Polarizing Animal in the West Twenty years after wolves were reintroduced in the Northern Rockies, many politicians would still love to see them eradicated, and hunters and ranchers are allowed to kill them by the hundreds. But the animals are not only surviving—they're thriving, and expanding their range at a steady clip. For the people who live on the wild edges of wolf country, their presence can be magical and maddening at once. By: Elliott D. Woods Jan 20, 2015 The switchbacks on the old logging road still held two-foot-deep patches of snow in [...]

By | 2015-01-31T11:43:56+00:00 January 31st, 2015|Global, National|0 Comments

Wolves may not be endangered but they are threatened

Protect The Wolves before they are exterminated   We Must Protect The Wolves Before they are Gone again! Wolves are depending on you! The Humane Society of the United States and 21 other organizations — including the Detroit Zoo, the Center for Biological Diversity, the Wisconsin Federated Humane Societies and the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians — have petitioned the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to down-list wolves from "endangered" to "threatened" status across most of their range in the lower 48 states. We took this action to maintain crucial federal protections for the fragmented populations [...]

By | 2015-01-31T10:56:59+00:00 January 31st, 2015|National|0 Comments

New Hawaii Aquarium Bill Prohibits Harassment of Fishers in

How Can They Ban documenting Illegal Activities? Only in America! Destroying the Ocean From Your Living Room! Commentary by  Captain Paul Watson How do Aquarium fishermen in Hawaii prevent any documentation of illegal activity by conservationists? The answer is, they get a legislator to make it a crime to document illegal activity. That is exactly what is being introduced into the Hawaiian legislature with House Bill 511. Not surprising. When there is a buck to be made from any enterprise, there will be legislation created to protect it. Sea Shepherd has never interfered with Hawaiian fishermen but in response to [...]

By | 2015-01-30T18:38:06+00:00 January 30th, 2015|Global, Hawaii, Sea Shepherd|0 Comments

Lecture looks at effects of wolves in Yellowstone Park

Yellowstone is Emerging as a more vibrant ecosystem thanks to the wolves and those that fight for them everyday! STEVENS POINT – Several ecological changes have occurred in Yellowstone National Park since the reintroduction of gray wolves. Learn more about this conservation project in a free lecture offered by the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. “Aspen, Elk and Wolves on Yellowstone’s Northern Range” will be held at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 10, presented by Eric Larsen, professor of geography, and Susan Talarico, associate professor of mathematics. Both took part in studies of the wolves’ effects on Yellowstone. Held in the Pinery Room [...]

By | 2015-01-30T16:58:10+00:00 January 30th, 2015|Advocacy Groups, Wyoming, Yellowstone National Park|0 Comments