Breaking. In a yet to be published document the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), proposes to amend portions of their regulations that implement section 4 of the Endangered Species Act. The proposed revisions set forth a process for excluding areas of critical habitat under section 4(b)(2) of the Act (as amended), "which mandates our … Continue reading Further Evisceration of the Endangered Species Act
The Beginning of the End
Pray for the wolf. History is about to repeat.
Defend the ESA
The Endangered Species Act (ESA), the last barrier to extinction, the most important law in the United States for conserving biodiversity, is under attack, yet again. Since the 115th Congress was sworn in on January 3, 2017, it has already seen the introduction of at least 75 legislative attacks seeking to strip federal protections from … Continue reading Defend the ESA
Colville National Disgrace
Coexistence with wildlife can only occur if the wildlife has somewhere to exist.
Nowhere by A. E. Allen This is my latest, titled nowhere, and is with my very first poem. I would like to tell you a little more about nowhere. At face value the message is clear, however, I endeavor to provide a pathway to a deeper meaning with this illustration. First, the near dead tree … Continue reading nowhere
IUCN calls for halt to species decline by 2030
"We, the more than 300 species conservation experts call for urgent and effective action to address the unprecedented, unsustainable and growing impacts on wild species from human activities."
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
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Finalizes Rollback of Key Endangered Species Act Protections
Washington, DC—Today, the Trump administration announced new regulations that will effectively gut the Endangered Species Act (ESA), hampering one of the most important environmental laws ever passed. The final regulations to gut critical Endangered Species Act (ESA) protections were announced just months after a U.N. report warned of “unprecedented” and “accelerating” global mass extinctions caused … Continue reading U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Finalizes Rollback of Key Endangered Species Act Protections
One Earth Shop
Raise Environmental Consciousness.
Compassion, Freedom, and Justice for All
The essence of the ethology of freedom is that behavior is a window onto what animals really want and need—to be free to live their own lives.
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