Yearly Archives: 2016

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Rare red wolf found shot to death; feds, wildlife group offering $5K reward for information 

  The red wolf was found dead Dec. 21 in the Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge. An examination indicated it was likely killed by a gunshot on Dec. 19. PLYMOUTH, N.C. Federal authorities are offering a hefty reward to find out who shot and killed a rare red wolf just before Christmas. Red wolves are a protected species. Information leading to an arrest could bring a reward of $2,500, according to a news release from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Please Note: Protect The Wolves is not publishing this to bring attention to Defenders of Cows, but a Wolf [...]

By | 2016-12-30T14:55:09+00:00 December 30th, 2016|IUCNCongress, Protect Red Wolves, Protect The Wolves|1 Comment

CATTLE MONEY works the same in Sweden allows wolf hunt despite outcry 

  Wolves in Sweden. Photo: Yvonne Åsell/SvD/TT Appears Rancher influence is alive and well in Sweden Also. It is a Sad day when People allow GREED to win out over the species that were here long before us. A top Swedish court has allowed the hunting of 24 wolves early in 2017 in a decision slammed by environmental campaigners who fear a shooting spree could put the species at risk. "This is an unfortunate and surprising decision," Torbjörn Nilsson, chairman of the Swedish Carnivore Association (Rovdjursföreningen), said in a statement. The Surpreme Administrative Court of Sweden ruled that [...]

By | 2016-12-30T08:58:48+00:00 December 30th, 2016|Go Beyond Giving, IUCNCongress, Protect Sweden Wolves|4 Comments

House Republican Utah Rep. Rob Bishop wants to ‘repeal and replace’ the ESA

This SPELLS DEATH for Wildlife! After attempts to chip away at the law bill by bill, Utah Rep. Rob Bishop says he’d rather scrap the Endangered Species Act altogether. Bishop is even setting sights on bedrock environmental laws, leading a charge to completely repeal the U.S. Endangered Species Act. Since 1973, the ESA has enabled the federal government to recognize species as “threatened” or “endangered,” and to set rules and restrictions on human activity to protect and recover at-risk wildlife, fish, insects and plants. The act is considered a global beacon for preventing extinction, and environmentalists insist that the ESA [...]

By | 2016-12-30T06:56:46+00:00 December 30th, 2016|IUCNCongress, OR7 The Journey, Protect The Wolves|2 Comments

Shocking video ‘shows Ledbury Hunt terriermen attack protesters after they intervened to save fox in badger sett’

Sadly it's not far from that here... we have already had Drunk Ranchers as well as Drunk Hunters with this same killer mentality that have tried to pick fights with us after many meetings already in the USA. WARNING GRAPHIC IMAGES: The Bristol Hunt Saboteurs claim the men had chased a fox into a badger's den and said they were trying to save it This video shows the moment a protester is attacked by an alleged Ledbury Hunt worker after they intervened. The clip shows members of the Bristol Hunt Saboteurs brawling with a man they claim was part of [...]

By | 2016-12-29T10:56:12+00:00 December 29th, 2016|IUCNCongress, Protect California Wolves, Protect The Wolves|0 Comments