Back in March, U.S. District Judge Sharon Gleason rejected an attempt by the U.S. Forest Service to open up Prince of Wales Island and some of the smaller surrounding islands to clearcutting of the remaining old growth forest there. In her decision, Judge Gleason left open the issue of the scope of the remedy, and […]Another Victory for the Tongass — Wickersham’s Conscience
(Bloomberg) — There are four critical facets of pandemic prevention, according to Lee Hannah, senior scientist at Conservation International. Three of them make immediate sense against the backdrop of our current emergency: stockpile masks and respirators; have testing infrastructure ready; and ban the global wildlife trade, including the open animal markets where COVID-19 may have…
https://videopress.com/embed/RfttJSf9?hd=0&autoPlay=0&permalink=0&loop=0 The Hibernation Arms , our latest addition to Hog Town has been open for a few days now , so here is a short video showing the first customers……… via Hibernation Arms — Wildonline.blog
Badger cull – the end game The government has announced that Badger culling will be phased out and replaced with a cattle vaccine and plans more vaccination of badgers in the fight against TB read the full story here Want to her to know more about badgers Meet the Model – Brian the Badger
From Aspen Journalism (Heather Sackett): In the late 1980s, conservation biologist Jessica Young was an undergraduate researching the sage grouse in the Sierra Nevada when one of her professors handed her a cassette tape. He said there was a guy out in Gunnison, Colo., who claimed that the grouse there sounded different. Young listened to […]
More good news stories for 2019 this time from National Geographic in an article titled “Wildlife wins: 7 good-news stories from 2019“. The article begins with an all to often heard hours of “Optimism can be in short supply when it comes to wildlife and conservation. Going on describe several events that are disconcerting to […]
Here is a fascinating story that appeared in The Revelator last week. It was written by Melissa Gaskill, and it covers a fierce debate within the scientific community about the importance of trophy hunting.
This Q&A is with one of the first conservationists who reached out to me when I started this blog: Matthias Fiechter. At the time he was the Communications Manager for the Snow Leopard Trust, but now he’s a Media and Communications Officer for the IUCN.
Scientists use new ‘environmental DNA’ technique to identify each polar bear and their relationship.