U.S. moves ahead with oil leases near sacred park — NBC News Top Stories

Image: The ruins of Una Vida house built by Ancient Puebloan People in the Chaco Culture National Historical Park
The ruins of Una Vida house built by Ancient Puebloan People in the Chaco Culture National Historical Park, New Mexico.Mladen Antonov / AFP/Getty Images file

Democratic members of Congress, tribal leaders and environmentalists have criticized the federal Bureau of Land Management for pushing ahead despite the recent government shutdown.

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Yellowstone plans to ship 600-900 bison to slaughter this winter — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

by Brett French as published on The Independent Record Last year the combination of slaughter and hunting removed 1,171 bison from Yellowstone Last year the combination of slaughter and hunting removed 1,171 bison from Yellowstone. Of that total, 375 were killed by hunters — mostly tribal hunters — and 694 were sent to slaughter. The […]

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Lechuguilla Cave in Carlsbad Caverns National Park, the seventh longest cave in the world, with 216 km, New Mexico, USA — Documented Wanderlust

#Etats-Unis, #travel, #Adventure, #Stalactites, #stalagmites

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The lives of over 45,000 Wild Horses remain at risk

Source: wildhoofbeats.com by Carol J. Walker, Director Of Field Documentation, Wild Horse Freedom Federation I want to personally thank all of you who called, emailed, faxed, wrote and met with your Senators and Representatives on behalf of our wild horses and burros before the Spending Bill was passed last week. Congress did maintain protections for […]

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