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Keep Wolves Listed

29 other scientists say Great Lakes wolves should stay protected under the Endangered Species Act and they disagree with the idea that keeping wolves on the list increases public resentment. 136 more words


More than half of the world's primates on endangered species list

The population crunch is the result of large-scale habitat destruction – particularly the burning and clearing of tropical forests – as well as the hunting of primates for food and the illegal wildlife trade.

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Biologists Call For Continued Protection Of Great Lakes Wolves

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — A group of scientists is taking issue with colleagues who want the federal government to remove gray wolves in the Great Lakes region from the endangered species list. 119 more words


Environment: Seismic oil surveys threaten sea turtles

Scientists say pro-active mitigation could reduce risk

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Marine biologists already know that a number of ocean species are at risk from massive seismic blasting operations used to map oil and gas reserves… 445 more words



Only 3 Northern White Rhinos Remain in the World

One of the four northern white rhinoceros left on Earth died on Nov. 22, leaving only three surviving members of the critically endangered species. 253 more words


A Tragic Blow to Oregon’s Wolves

“It was standing room only at the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission’s meeting in the taxidermy-adorned ODFW headquarters in Salem. The only topic on the agenda for the day-long meeting?”  From: … 20 more words

Animal Rights/Welfare

The Sad Truth about the Caribbean Nature Island

In July 2015 I visited the Caribbean Island of Dominica. Its ravenous amount of forest and jungle, lack of big resorts and only recently built roads makes it one of the Caribbean’s least travelled islands. 656 more words