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House Version of the Farm Bill Contains Anti-environmental Provisions — Call Your Senator Today!

By George Wuerthner In the coming week or so, Congress will be considering the Farm Bill which has numerous inappropriate amendments for our public forests approved in the House but not in the Senate version. The bill’s fate will be decided in a conference committee between the House and Senate. It is critical that Senator […]

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Don’t Let Notorious Anti-Wilderness Utah Politicians Wreck the San Rafael Swell and Desolation Canyon!

Heads up, Wilderness Watchers! The same Utah politicians who stripped protections for Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments are again attacking public wildlands that belong equally to all Americans. In May, Senator Orrin Hatch (R-UT) and Representative John Curtis (R-UT) introduced the “Emery County Public Land Management Act of 2018″—companion bills S. 2809 and H.R. 5727—that would […]

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Puma Recovery for Eastern Wildways, Part 4

A Call to Action From Cougar Rewilding Foundation, The Rewilding Institute, Wildlands Network, and Project Coyote Quick Links: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 Active Reintroduction With the sad realization that Pumas are not likely to successfully spread far eastward from the Rockies or northward from south Florida anytime soon, the […]

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Puma Recovery for Eastern Wildways, Part 3

A Call to Action From Cougar Rewilding Foundation, The Rewilding Institute, Wildlands Network, and Project Coyote Quick Links: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 Corridors Necessary but Not Sufficient Almost inevitably, however, the tragic outcome of these wild wanderers’ heroic journeys is the young male keeps moving, looking for a mate, until he is finally […]

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Wanted, Missing Cat

Because sadly, these beautiful creatures have been missing from the East for a very long time, in fact, a lifetime. Now it’s time to bring the cougars back home. Back to our wild preserves: such as Adirondack Park, Green Mountain National Forest, Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge, Monongahela National Forest, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, and […]

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Puma Recovery for Eastern Wildways, Part 2

A Call to Action From Cougar Rewilding Foundation, The Rewilding Institute, Wildlands Network, and Project Coyote Quick Links: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 Parlous Status Once widespread across eastern North America, Pumas now only survive in a small isolated population in south Florida, where the Florida Panther is protected under […]

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Puma Recovery for Eastern Wildways, Part 1

A Call to Action From Cougar Rewilding Foundation, The Rewilding Institute, Wildlands Network, and Project Coyote Quick Links: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 The history of humans and carnivores in North America since European colonization is lopsided and biocidal. Whereas attacks by native carnivores on humans are so rare as […]

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ARCTIC NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE LETTER OF SUPPORT

Please, Rewilding Earth readers, borrow from this or draft your own comments; and submit them as soon as possible through BLM website at www.blm.gov/alaska or email to blm_ak_coastalplain_eis@blm.gov. See www.alaskawild.org for additional information on where and when to write our government officials; and support Alaska Wilderness League’s defense of wildlands. If you are near Washington […]

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California Desert Plan Needs Your Support

From the California Wilderness Coalition, Ryan Henson, Senior Policy Director, February 22, 2018 Much of our 2017 was spent defending California’s national monuments from an unnecessary federal scheme to reduce their boundaries or revoke their designations completely. That fight is far from over, but now, with pressure from the Trump administration, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) […]

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