Another Victory for the Tongass — Wickersham’s Conscience

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 […]…

Virus lockdown could benefit wild flowers on roadside verges as less verge cutting activity, Plantlife says — Life & Soul Magazine

Wildflowers could surge and thrive on roadside verges and lawns in parks as some councils in the UK have stopped mowing such spaces during the covid-19 pandemic, according to conservation charity, Plantlife. Plantlife believes that less spring verge cutting, “a silver lining to the coronavirus crisis”, will benefit wild flowers and help tackle the climate […]…

Is Trophy Hunting Necessary for Conservation? — The Jaguar

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. via Is Trophy Hunting Necessary for Conservation? — The Jaguar