I led the National Park Service. Ryan Zinke leaves lasting damage

BLM, Interior Department, Ryan Zinke, Trump Administration, Wildlife, Zinke

I led the National Park Service. Ryan Zinke leaves lasting damage

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/dec/16/ryan-zinke-resignation-jonathan-jarvis?CMP=Share_AndroidApp_WordPress

Hopefully this fall foliage did the trick and helped this little Bighorn Sheep put on a few pounds for the winter ahead. Near Gardiner, MT.

via Fall Bighorn — nature has no boss

Fall Bighorn — nature has no boss

Wildlife, Wildlife Photography

Rudolph was never going to be everyone’s favorite reindeer forever, and this week, he ceded the spotlight to a little white reindeer that has captivated the internet. A series of breathtaking glamour shots of the white reindeer calf blending right in with the snow have recently gone viral after a travel photographer shared them from…

via Everyone’s New Winter Spirit Animal Is This Snow-White Reindeer Calf — TIME

Everyone’s New Winter Spirit Animal Is This Snow-White Reindeer Calf — TIME

Animals, Baby Animals, Cute, Cuteness, Wildlife, Wildlife Photography

Trump administration to allow seismic blasting harmful to marine creatures

Animals, sea creatures, Sea life, Trump, Trump Administration, Wildlife, Wildlife Protection

Trump administration to allow seismic blasting harmful to marine creatures

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/nov/30/trump-seismic-blasting-harmful-ocean-marine-creatures-atlantic?CMP=Share_AndroidApp_WordPress

By Helen Briggs
BBC News

Northern white rhino

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One of the last remaining rhinos of its kind

The world’s in the midst of an extinction crisis, with plants and animals being lost at a rate not seen since the demise of the dinosaurs. At the end of a key international conference, BBC News spoke to Cristiana Pașca Palmer, executive secretary of the UN Convention on Biological Diversity, about global efforts to stem the destruction of nature – and what individuals can do.

 

The United Nations biodiversity chief on why extinction is a “silent killer” and deserves more attention.

via Extinction crisis: Five things you should know — BBC News – Science & Environment

Extinction crisis: Five things you should know — BBC News – Science & Environment

Extinct, Extinction, Uncategorized, Wildlife, Wildlife Conservation, Wildlife Protection

Source: BuffaloFieldCampaign.org “At SFTHH our main thrust is the plight of our American Equines, be they wild or domestic, but in our battle against government agencies and bureaucracies, hell bent on destroying wildlife, we see other species that are suffering similar struggles. When such issues are brought to our attention, as with the horses and […]

via Report Back from the IBMP Meeting — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

Report Back from the IBMP Meeting — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

Bison, BLM, Buffalo, Interior Department, Wildlife, Wildlife Conservation, Wildlife Protection

Recently, 18 Latin American countries and several non-governmental organizations (NGOs) came up with a new plan to save jaguars (Panthera onca): the Jaguar 2030 Roadmap. Part of the new strategy to conserve the Americas’ largest cat included the establishment of the first ever International Jaguar Day. Today, November 29, is that day. In this press […]

via Celebrating the First International Jaguar Day — The Jaguar

Celebrating the First International Jaguar Day — The Jaguar

Big Cats, Wildlife, Conservation, Wildlife Conservation, Wildlife Trafficking, Jaguars, Wildlife Protection, Illegal Wildlife Trade, International Jaguar Day

Queensland flying fox species decimated by record heatwave

Animals, Australia, Heatwave, Wildlife

Queensland flying fox species decimated by record heatwave

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/nov/30/queensland-flying-fox-species-decimated-by-record-heatwave?CMP=Share_AndroidApp_WordPress

Trump officials accused of using deadly wildfires to boost logging

BLM, California, Conservation, Environment, Forest, Interior Department, Ryan Zinke, Wildfires, Wildlife, Zinke

Trump officials accused of using deadly wildfires to boost logging

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2018/nov/27/wildfires-ryan-zinke-logging-environment-thinning?CMP=Share_AndroidApp_WordPress