Alexander Archipelago Wolves on Prince of Wales 2020-2021 Season Update

October 29, 2020 last updated November 9, 2020 The Alaska Department of Fish and Game’s estimate of the wolf population survey last year is 316. This number does not factor in the 165 wolves reported taken last winter — more than half the island’s population estimate. Please note: throughout this page the word “harvest” is … Continue reading Alexander Archipelago Wolves on Prince of Wales 2020-2021 Season Update

Tweetsheet: Save the Roadless Rule⁠—Alaska

Once again, the Forest Service has disregarded the evidence of the probable impacts of its timber program on wolves, other wildlife populations, salmon, and critical habitat necessary for their survival. As we have seen on Prince of Wales, logging and roads initiate many harmful effects, including the “overharvest” and illegal take of not only wolves, but also their primary prey and sustenance, Sitka black-tailed deer.

Moral Codes of Conduct

Scientists studying animal behavior have shown that species ranging from mice to primates are governed by moral codes of conduct in the same way as humans. Historically, humans were thought to be the only species to experience complex emotions and to have a sense of morality. Often, conservation biologists, researchers, and perhaps field biologists and … Continue reading Moral Codes of Conduct