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Wolves Exterminated on Alaska Military Base

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 05.30.2011 | Green
Alaska Dispatch News

Some dog owners became frightened when wolves threatened their pets, and state wildlife officials began to get increasingly nervous about the lack of respect wolves were showing the pet owners.

Green News Report: March 22, 2011 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Not out o...

Who's Afraid for/of the Big Bad Wolf?

M. Sanjayan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
M. Sanjayan

In the slim light of dawn, preoccupied with brewing coffee, I glance out the window of my cabin and see three dark shapes moving in single file over the open hills. Coyotes perhaps? No, wolves.

Saving Money by Saving Wildlife

Andrew Wetzler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Andrew Wetzler

Cutting Wildlife Services' budget for the lethal control of carnivores is a win-win proposition for wildlife and the federal budget.

80th Anniversary of the Animal Damage Control Act -- No Celebration for Wildlife

Camilla Fox | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Camilla Fox

Greater understanding of the ecological importance of native carnivores and increasing public opposition to lethal "control" have led to growing demand for humane and ecologically sound conservation practices. But there's always more work to do.

How Politics Can Endanger Every Species

Michael Brune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Michael Brune

Endangered species don't vote, don't make campaign contributions, and don't stand a chance if their fate is subject to the whims of politicians rather than sound science.

Republican Budget to Wolves: Drop Dead

Andrew Wetzler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Andrew Wetzler

The Republican controlled House Rules Committee released a continuing resolution to fund the federal government: wolves will lose all of their Endangered Species Act protection in Idaho, Montana, and parts of Washington, Oregon, and Utah.

Dog-Killing Wolf Pack Targeted in NW Anchorage

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Alaska Dispatch News

Aerial wolf hunts have become almost the norm in the 49th state over the past decade as attitudes toward predators have shifted away from the post-Earth Day "love fest" of the 1980s and 1990s.

Ken Salazar, Western Governors Meet In Denver To Discuss Wolves

AP | BEN NEARY and MATTHEW BROWN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — After years of legal wrangling over wolf management, the Obama administration and three governors on Monday discussed crafting ...

Wolf That Trekked 1000 Miles Killed By Illegal Poison ‎

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) says a wolf that wandered into Colorado from the Yellowstone area in 2009 was killed by illegal poison. ...

Wolves, Elk, and Hunting

Matt Skoglund | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Matt Skoglund

Slob-hunting is bad for elk, bad for other wildlife, bad for the future of hunting, and bad for the environment. It's time to apply more public pressure to put an end to it.

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.

Why Wolves Matter: The Green World Theory

Brenda Peterson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brenda Peterson

In the past fifteen years of studying wolves returned to their native habitat, scientists have discovered that these top predators actually help balance and restore the entire ecosystem.

Wolf Legislation Would Exempt Wolves From Federal Protection

AP | BEN NEARY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — U.S. senators from Wyoming, Idaho and Utah proposed legislation Thursday that would strip federal endangered species protection...

Wildlife Services Dodges Disclosure on Animal Killing

Wendy Keefover-Ring | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Wendy Keefover-Ring

"Wildlife Services" is a secretive branch of the U.S. Department of Agriculture that annually kills millions of animals. Last year, it liquidated more than four million wildlife and pets.

The Death Cults Among Us

Chris Genovali | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Chris Genovali

Canadians love the iconography of big wildlife, like wolves, grizzly bears and cougars. Unfortunately, this fascination with animal symbolism fails to translate into policies that further the conservation and welfare of these large carnivores.

New wolf bills: bad science, bad policy, and bad legislation

Andrew Wetzler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Andrew Wetzler

The Endangered Species Act is one of the most powerful -- and most successful -- environmental laws ever enacted. And one of the center-pieces of tha...

The Big Bad Wolf Makes Good: The Yellowstone Success Story and Those Who Want to Kill It

Chip Ward | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Chip Ward

At public hearings across the rural West wherever wolves are rebounding, near-hysterical locals claim that their children will be carried off from their yards by those awful beasts set loose by evil Obamacrats.

The Heart of the Wolf Recovery Problem -- Science

Sylvia Fallon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Sylvia Fallon

The discrepancy between the recovery goals and the current population of wolves is vast -- almost as vast as the opinions on either side of the debate around wolves in the Rocky Mountains.

Wolves Protected, New Recovery Plan Needed

Jamie Rappaport Clark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jamie Rappaport Clark

Wolves have been granted a temporary reprieve, but the future of the species depends on people setting aside their differences and working together to protect imperiled wildlife.

Green News Report: August 12, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Russia's f...

Wolves Win: Federal Court Reinstates Protections

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Wayne Pacelle

It's been a big week for canines. I announced on the blog yesterday that the puppy mill initiative we're promoting with partner organizations had qual...

Northern Rockies Wolves Back on the Endangered Species List

Matt Skoglund | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Matt Skoglund

In an exciting and hard-fought victory for wildlife advocates, Judge Donald Molloy has ruled that Northern Rockies wolves must be returned to the endangered species list.

A Letter to ESPN (and Disney) About Wolves

Matt Skoglund | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Matt Skoglund

I'd like to know why ESPN would baselessly demonize the wolf, an iconic wildlife species revered by many across the country, on its website. Why are you trying to needlessly scare people?

The Ethics of Killing Large Carnivores

Chris Genovali | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Chris Genovali

To evolve our relationship with large carnivores and other wild animals in North America we could start by placing greater emphasis on examining the ethics and morality of the very concept of hunting for sport and entertainment.