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Entries by Michael Markarian from 12/2008

Pardon Me for Poaching?

| Posted 12.02.2008 | Politics

Poaching is a national epidemic, and it's such a serious problem that it has forged alliances between hunting groups and animal advocates who are working together to catch poachers.

Yesh, We Can--Adopt!

| Posted 12.04.2008 | Media

Patrick McDonnell, creator of the comic strip MUTTS, will run a series of strips Monday through Saturday (Dec. 8-13) honoring the Obama family's decision to adopt a rescued dog.

We Need Change at Interior, Not More of the Same

| Posted 12.11.2008 | Politics

Obama faces a choice between a new direction that would place environmental conservation above corporate interests, and a pick similar to past selections at the Department of the Interior.

Recession is for the Birds

| Posted 12.12.2008 | Green

Hunting enthusiasts usually justify their sport by pointing out a management necessity such as controlling wildlife populations. But there's no compelling need to breed birds in factory farms.

Serving Sickness to School Kids

| Posted 12.15.2008 | Politics

Lax agency enforcement of humane slaughter rules continues to allow unacceptable abuse of animals and food safety risks.

Obama's Animal Welfare Team

| Posted 12.17.2008 | Politics

Obama has pledged to make progress for animal welfare and environmental stewardship, and we hope these appointees will prove to be an excellent team to help him meet these crucial goals.

Eaten Into Extinction

| Posted 12.30.2008 | Healthy Living

One principle of modern wildlife management is that wild animals, such as Florida's softshell turtles, are a public resource, and should not be killed for private commercial gain.