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'Wind River' Viewer Advisory

Jeremy Renner stars as a game tracker drawn into a murder investigation in the new film “Wind River,” set on the Wyoming Native American reservation of the same name. 280 more words


Why killing more of Utah’s cougars is a bad idea, part two


By Sharon St Joan

To read part one first, click here.

A fallacy – that killing cougars protects calves


Concerning the mortality of young calves, only 1 to 2 percent of these deaths are caused by predation — from all predators, including dogs. 1,331 more words

Animals And The Earth

Why killing more of Utah’s cougars is a bad idea, part one

By Sharon St Joan

Standing on a rock in the sunlight surveying the lands below or leaping through a rushing stream, cougars, like all wild animals, have a striking, incredible beauty – an intrinsic worth and value as individuals and, collectively, as a species. 914 more words

Animals And The Earth

The cost of the bighorn comeback


In California’s Eastern Sierra, bringing back bighorn has meant killing more mountain lions.

Standing in the middle of an icy trail on a bright December day, Tom Stephenson sweeps an H-shaped antenna overhead, searching for something he already knows is there. 182 more words


Sanctuary 2.0: Zorro the Wonder Cat

On June 2, 2016, I went to a local animal shelter and brought home what was supposed to be a barn cat. I lived in a house that was built into the side of a mountain where mice and other small critters were common invaders, so I thought it would be good to have an outdoor cat to help keep them under control. 625 more words

The Sanctuary

Cost of Doing Business: Oil and Mountain Lions

Oil, the one thing that allows us to live very convenient and comfortable lives. It is responsible for creating wonderful things but it also has the ability to destroy. 1,268 more words