endangered species

Long-Running Conspiracist Fears Still Fuel Anti-Wolf Sentiments In Mountain States
Sentiment against the big canine predators in places like Idaho and Montana, especially among cattlemen, often borders on sheer rage. Read more...
Greenpeace Activists Protest For Sumatran Tigers At Procter & Gamble HQ
Greenpeace activists rappelled & hung banners from Procter & Gamble headquarters in Cincinnati, Ohio to bring awareness to the fate of Sumatran tigers on the verge of extinction. Read more...
When American TV presenter, Melissa Bachman posted a photo of herself grinning over the body of a huge male lion she’d shot on safari in the northern Limpopo province of South Africa at a so-called Maroi “conservancy” (actually a legalized canned hunting reserve which even advertises all the animals you’re allowed to kill on their land, including rare giraffes and zebras), she ignited a social media firestorm. Read more...
The Colbert Report Word: Philantrophy
Stephen Colbert took some time to praise the Dallas Safari Club and their offer to "save the endangered black rhino." Read more...
I thought I'd share the slide show I made last week after a close encounter with orcas in Haro Strait, off the west side of San Juan Island. As you can see, they got very close. And they were being downright garrulous. I managed to record some Read more...

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The World Wildlife Fund released video of several endangered Sumatran tigers playing in a forest that is slated to be cut down. The Associated Press reported: Sumatran tigers are on the brink of extinction because of the destruction of Read more...
Another classic from Stephen Colbert. Colbert: If an openly gay judge can rule on same-sex marriage, we should just let cases about endangered Read more...
In the midst of the oil spill, the last thing I'd expect from President Obama is full-throated support to lift the ban on commercial whaling. Yet, Read more...