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Wolf Slaughter Canadian Style Continues as if It's Conservation: Let's Stop It Now

Marc Bekoff | Posted 02.02.2015 | Denver
Marc Bekoff

The Canadian government plans to kill wolves once again to try to save woodland caribou. An earlier murder escapade in Alberta didn't work and there's no reason to assume this one will.

Idaho's Wolf-Killing Atrocity Continues

Noah Greenwald | Posted 05.24.2014 | Green
Noah Greenwald

Wolves are being persecuted in Idaho with the same kind of repulsive attitude that nearly drove them to extinction 100 years ago. Only now it's happening under the official state flag.

Honorable Hunters Howl Out Against Wolf Hunts

Brenda Peterson | Posted 04.06.2014 | Green
Brenda Peterson

It's time for hunters to speak out about the dishonor these wolf hunts bring to both the hunter and the hunted -- and our natural world.

Hunter Kills Man's Dog After Mistaking It For A Wolf

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 11.20.2013 | Green

What started as just another ski trip for Layne Spence and his three dogs quickly became tragic Sunday, when a hunter killed one of Spence's dogs afte...

Another State Could Allow Wolf Hunting

AP | By JOHN FLESHER | Posted 07.09.2013 | Detroit

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Rick Snyder signed a bill Wednesday that clears the way to schedule Michigan's first gray wolf hunting season since...

Court Takes Up Montana Wolf Question

AP | By MATTHEW BROWN | Posted 03.17.2013 | Green

LIVINGSTON, Mont. (AP) — Whether gray wolf hunting and trapping should continue outside the gates of Yellowstone National Park is in the hands of a ...

Minnesota Wolf Hunt Desecrates Ojibwe Creation Symbol

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 01.14.2013 | Green
Georgianne Nienaber

Despite lawsuits and public opposition, wolf hunting began in Minnesota on November 3. The dry scientific and legal facts offer fodder for heated discussion, but there is an important story of spiritual and moral imperative that has escaped media attention.

Hundreds Of Wolves Killed In Northern Rockies

Reuters | Posted 05.02.2012 | Green

By Laura Zuckerman SALMON, Idaho, March 1 (Reuters) - Some 166 wolves were killed in Montana in that state's first hunting season sin...

Groups Ask For Wolf Hunts To Be Halted Or Population 'Will Be Decimated'

AP | By KEITH RIDLER | Posted 10.14.2011 | Green

BOISE, Idaho -- Environmentalists have asked a federal appeals court for an emergency injunction to halt wolf hunts scheduled to start in a few weeks ...

Congress Expected To Lift Wolf Protections

AP | By MATTHEW BROWN | Posted 06.12.2011 | Green

BILLINGS, Mont. -- An attachment in the federal budget bill that takes gray wolves off the endangered species list across most of the Northern Rockies...

Judge Blocks Deal To Lift Endangered Species Protections For Wolves

AP | By KEITH RIDLER | Posted 06.09.2011 | Green

BOISE, Idaho -- A federal judge has denied a proposed settlement agreement between the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and 10 conservation groups that ...

Wolves in Danger: Speak Out Today

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Wayne Pacelle

Last night, the U.S. Senate unanimously approved the Truth in Fur Labeling Act, a bill to protect consumers and animals by requiring all garments containing animal fur to be accurately labeled by species and country of origin.

Endangered Or Not, Wolf Killings Set To Expand -- Proposal Would Gas Pups In Their Dens

AP | MATTHEW BROWN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

BILLINGS, Mont. — Government agencies are seeking broad new authority to ramp up killings and removals of gray wolves in the Northern Rockies an...

Wolf Population In Rockies Holding Steady Despite Hunts

AP | MATTHEW BROWN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

BILLINGS, Mont. — A new tally of gray wolves in the Northern Rockies shows the population held steady across the region in 2009, ending more tha...

That Glass is Pretty Full: Why Yesterday's Wolf Ruling is (Mostly) Good News

Andrew Wetzler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Andrew Wetzler

Yesterday, a judge gave the Obama Administration a chance to start over in protecting wolves. I hope the president seizes it.

Is Sarah Palin's Resignation BAD For The Environment?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Sarah Palin's looming departure from the governor's office in Alaska may deprive at least one animal welfare group of a key source of green....

Palin Offers $150 For Fresh-Killed Wolf Legs

Anchorage Daily News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

State game managers will pay people to kill wolves in an effort to boost Alaska's predator- control program. The 180 volunteer pilots and aerial gunn...

Working Americans Love Sarah Palin Because She Shoots Wolves from Airplanes

Lloyd Alter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Lloyd Alter

Well call me a smug elitist, but snowmobiling and ATVing are wasteful uses of carbon-emitting fuels that tear up the landscape and disrupt wildlife.