Category Archives for Wildlife Conservation

FROM WOLVES TO BEETLES – FISH & WILDLIFE SCIENCE TARNISHED

For Immediate Release:  Monday, February 10, 2014 Original post: Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility Contact:  David Parsons (505) 275-1944; Kirsten Stade (202) 265-7337   FROM WOLVES TO BEETLES – FISH & WILDLIFE SCIENCE TARNISHED Service Manufactures Scientific Studies to Support Politically Negotiated Deals Washington, DC — This was an exceptionally tough week for the scientific reputation […]

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Job Notice: Wind Campaign Coordinator

American Bird Conservancy (ABC) is looking for a high-energy individual who is able to work effectively in partnership to address the impacts of wind development on birds. ABC supports wind power when it is bird-smart, and believes that birds and wind power can co-exist. Bird-smart wind power employs careful siting, operation and construction mitigation, bird monitoring, […]

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Settlement Reached In Wolf Legal Fight

Conservationists help craft balanced plan; includes stronger legal standards, improved livestock husbandry, greater public accountability. Salem, Oregon  –  After seventeen months of grueling negotiations, conservationists, Governor John Kitzhaber, the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW), and the livestock industry have reached a compromise settlement agreement that resolves a long-running legal battle over wolf conservation […]

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Crosshairs on Yellowstone: Decaying Management In America’s National Park System

A new paper by Dr. Brian L. Horejsi, ecologist and wildlife scientist For Whose benefit? Beware the Legacy Builders. A Monster at Mammoth Cumulative Effects are Massing but impact analysis is AWOL. Closed doors shield transactions worth hundreds of millions of dollars! Invasion of the Trail Snatchers; Coming soon to Yellowstone? Concluding Thoughts  Following is an excerpt from […]

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Prairie Dog Preservation & Black-footed Ferret Video

Published on Aug 17, 2012 by NewMexicoPBS Why is it important for prairie dogs to be restored to their native habitat? Biologist Dr. Ana Davidson and Petunia (Gunnison’s prairie dog) join us to share insights about the ecology of New Mexico’s grasslands and the importance of reestablishing this keystone species.  There is some good wildlife footage, particularly of Black-footed […]

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Canid hybridization: contemporary evolution in human-modified landscapes

Canid hybridization: contemporary evolution in human-modified landscapes Astrid V. Stronen1,*, Nathalie Tessier1, Hélène Jolicoeur2, Paul C. Paquet3, Michel Hénault4, Mario Villemure5, Brent R. Patterson6, Tim Sallows7, Gloria Goulet8,François-Joseph Lapointe1 First published online: July 25, 2012 Abstract Contemporary evolution through human-induced hybridization occurs throughout the taxonomic range. Formerly allopatric species appear especially susceptible to hybridization. Consequently, hybridization is expected to be more common in […]

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An interview with Dave Foreman

NEW: Listen to Dave Foreman’s latest interview on the new Rewilding Earth Podcast! Roger Wendell and Dave Foreman enjoyed a lively conversation on “Connections”, which aired Friday morning March 30,2012 on KGNU Community Radio (Denver/Boulder). Listen: audioarchives-Connections-2012-Connections_2012-03-30 or stream from KGNU. TRI

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Don’t Flush Tiger Forests

The toilet paper on your grocery store shelves may have a direct impact on the 400 Sumatran tigers left in the wild. Learn more about how you can help through World Wildlife Fund and make a pledge to never buy paper products linked to rain forest and tiger habitat destruction.     TRI

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