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Governor of Texas v. Coyote

(22) Comments | Posted April 28, 2010 | 5:53 PM

The Associated Press< reported yesterday that Texas Governor Rick Perry is boasting about cutting down a coyote with a single shot while out for a morning jog in February with his puppy. The coyote got crosswise of the Guv because he stared a bit too long.

This...

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Sick of Cyanide

(4) Comments | Posted April 8, 2010 | 10:58 AM

Each year, a federal agency kills thousands of coyotes, wolves, bears, eagles and other native carnivores on behalf of agribusiness using two lethal poisons. These two poisons pose serious human health risks, including death, that far outweigh any perceived benefits, as this video about Amanda Woods and Dennis...

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BioBlitz: An Answer to Government Inaction

(0) Comments | Posted December 29, 2009 | 3:51 PM

The nation's endangered wildlife and plants haven't seen much change from the Obama administration. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar - the man tasked with preventing extinction of species in the U.S. - has so far utterly failed to enforce the Endangered Species Act.

Ken, you're flirting with previous Interior Secretaries...

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Salazar: the Grinch of Speciesville

(2) Comments | Posted December 17, 2009 | 12:45 PM

Interior Secretary Salazar is looking more and more like the Grinch of Speciesville - Endangered Speciesville. Salazar's latest Grinchy move was today, when he agreed that lynx dispersing from Colorado's southern mountains into New Mexico deserve protection, but, so sorry, they can't have it just yet. While he could have...

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War on Wildlife Here at Home

(0) Comments | Posted December 11, 2009 | 1:38 PM

Colorado is the front on another of the nation's wars: the war on wildlife, carried out by a little-known federal agency called "Wildlife Services." This agency's Western Regional Office is based right here in the Denver metro area, in Lakewood.

Innocuous though it may sound, Wildlife Services doesn't "service"...

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