Month: September 2016

The Wolf is a Symbol of America’s Vanishing Wilderness Not Acts of Human Terror

September 19, 2016

A “lone wolf” in the natural world means something far different than the way the media is using it these days. A wolf that leaves its pack and strikes out…

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And the Wolf Emmy Goes to…

September 18, 2016

The Primetime Emmy Award for outstanding ensemble in a Drama series goes to the red wolf pups in Game of Thrones’ “The Struggle for the Iron Bone!”  If only their…

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Ontario Opts to Allow Threatened Algonquin Wolves to Be Hunted/Trapped

September 15, 2016

In June 2016, status assessments by the Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC) and by the Committee on the Status of Species at Risk in Ontario…

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Little Lobo Takes On Critical Role in Mexican Wolf Recovery

September 14, 2016

At 16 weeks old, f1508 (a.k.a. KB) is a lobo with the weight of the world on her shoulders. This pup is one of three siblings born at the Wolf…

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USFWS Sets Dangerous Precedent Affecting Future of Red Wolf Recovery

September 12, 2016

In September 2014, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) announced that it would be conducting a review of the Red Wolf Recovery Program in eastern North Carolina, per request…

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We’ve Destroyed 10% of Global Wilderness During Past Two Decades

September 12, 2016

Globally important wilderness areas are strongholds for biodiversity, for regulating local climates, and for supporting the world’s most politically and economically marginalized communities. A new study finds that since the…

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September 11, 2016

Please take a moment to remember those lost and affected on 9/11 and those who are still suffering. Of the 10,000 responders at Ground Zero, 300 were dogs. The Dog…

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This Essential Family Could Be Just a Memory

September 7, 2016

This is critically endangered Mexican gray wolf F1226 (a.k.a. Belle) and her son m1506 (Duffy). Hunting, trapping, and poisoning caused the initial extinction of their wild kin. Now wild lobos…

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Beyond the killing of the Profanity Peak Pack lies a second injustice, the slaughter of academic freedom.

September 6, 2016

In his article, “The Profanity Peak Pack: Loss of wolves and academic freedom,” ecologist George Wuerthner touches on issues far broader than just the destruction of a wolf pack in…

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Labor? It’s Overrated….

September 5, 2016

Happy Labor Day!

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