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Afraid for Wolves

Summer Act'ionLine 2011 -- Preview

by Priscilla Feral

Although gray wolves were reintroduced into the Northern Rocky Mountains in 1995, with promises to foster their recovery, wolf persecution resurfaced 14 years later. In March 2009, the Obama administration's Interior Secretary Ken Salazar activated a Bush administration plan to delist wolves in the Northern Rockies from the Endangered Species Act (ESA).

Help Shape the Future of the National Wildlife Refuge System: Deadline -- Friday, April 22


The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is asking for our input-and it's crucial that animal advocates weigh in on the future of our National Wildlife Refuge System. The National Wildlife Refuge System, which is managed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, contains more than 150 million acres-with the stated intent to "conserve America's fish, wildlife and plants."

Who's afraid of the big, bad wolf?

Image courtesy U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

High Country News

By Heather Hansen, Red Lodge Clearing House

Wolves Need Your Help NOW

The current budget bill before Congress contains a provision that will take gray wolves off the Endangered Species List in Montana and Idaho. Animal advocates only have a short time to speak out. Currently, there isn't a Senator who has introduced an amendment that will remove this deadly rider from the budget bill.

Zimbabwe Expert: The Truth About Killing 'Problem' Elephants

AOL News -- Apr. 1, 2011

by Dana Kennedy Contributor

Zimbabwe's premier conservationist, a 62-year-old man who says he's endured assassination attempts for trying to preserve wildlife in one of Africa's poorest and most repressive countries, can't watch the video showing Bob Parsons, the billionaire CEO of, shooting and killing an elephant.

Bison get grazing space in Montana but settlement puts wolves in the crosshairs

ANIMAL PEOPLE, April 2011:

MISSOULA, Montana--Montana Governor Brian Schweitzer on March 17, 2011 authorized bison wandering out of Yellowstone National Park to graze within the Gardiner Basin, flanking the Yellowstone River on either side for about 13 miles north of Yellowstone. Bison who wander farther, into the Paradise Valley south of Livingston, will be shot, said Montana gubernatorial natural resources advisor Mike Volesky.

Human Decency to Canada Seals? Only With Rational Policy-Makers

March 25, 2011

The Victoria Vegan Newsletter

There are generally two sides to a story, but in the case of seals, the majority of Canadian views are being grossly misrepresented at the International level.

The European Union (EU) recently banned imports of commercially-killed seal products (fur, oil and flesh), denying Canadian seal-killers profits. Key markets now closed to seal pelts include Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Finland, Greece and Poland.

Hands Around the Lake

Saturday, March 26th, 12:30pm, Prospect Park Lake, Brooklyn NY
-- Enter at Vanderbilt Street & Prospect Park SW

Call Off the Slaughter & Harassment of Canada Geese