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Predator Control Program

Alaska Biologists Kill 17 Wolves In 'Predator Control' Program

AlaskaDispatch.com | Posted 05.07.2013 | Science
AlaskaDispatch.com

An aerial predator control program that began Saturday is standing down after killing 17 wolves in four days in an area surrounding two Northern Inter...

The Ugly Cost of Killing

Wendy Keefover-Ring | Posted 09.18.2011 | Green
Wendy Keefover-Ring

Many of us are struggling financially, even while we watch Congress wrangle over deficit levels, tax cuts or increases and political ideology. Much i...

Veterinarian Poisons Wildlife, Brags About it on Facebook

Wendy Keefover-Ring | Posted 08.20.2011 | Green
Wendy Keefover-Ring

An incident wherein a Santa Fe veterinarian set out beef-basted rat poison to kill a coyote that ate an outdoor cat -- and bragged about it on Facebook -- raises issues about ethics, values, biology, and our ability to co-exist with coyotes.

Government Report: Less Than 1% of Cattle Killed by Native Carnivores and Domestic Dogs

Wendy Keefover-Ring | Posted 07.18.2011 | Denver
Wendy Keefover-Ring

Less than one percent of the American cattle inventory was lost to native carnivores in 2010. This calls into question the tens of millions per year taxpayers spend on lethal control of native carnivores.

Our Change Agenda For Animals

Michael Markarian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Markarian

When it comes to animal protection, more than a dozen federal agencies have a direct impact on the lives of millions of pets, farm animals, laboratory animals, and wildlife. It's time for change.

The Kindest Cut

Michael Markarian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Markarian

When it comes to human-wildlife conflicts, I am quite sure we can do better at the state and federal levels than the programs built around large-scale killing of wildlife.