Alana Stevenson: Do you care about wildlife? Look at your wallets

This comment was written by Alana Stevenson, an animal behaviorist who lives in Charlotte. Many Vermonters don’t know how to manage Vermont’s wildlife. We tend to think of Vermont as picturesque, pro-environmental and progressive. In fact, when it comes to wildlife, animals, and the environment, Vermont lags far behind many other states. In fact, there … Read more

Watching wildlife | Bancroft this week

June 21 2022 Written by Nate Smil Traveling through rural Ontario any time of year, it’s always wise to keep an eye on the local wildlife on the go. Each year, approximately two dozen moose are killed in car crashes in Algonquin County Park alone. In the last two weeks of last May, four moose … Read more

Wildlife photographer ‘crying’ after spotting killer orcas off the Scottish coast after a four-day search

Wildlife photographer on an expedition off the coast of world-famous John O’ Grouts breaks into tears after she finally discovers a pair of… killer whales. The footage shows Rosie Barrett, 25, breaking down when she spotted several orcas in Scottish coastal waters from the deck of a hastily booked ferry. Rosie moves back and forth … Read more

Wildlife trafficking thrives on Facebook despite pledge to fight illegal trade | endangered species

Facebook remains a thriving market for online wildlife trafficking despite the tech giant’s pledge to help combat the illegal trade, according to a new investigation. Tiger cubs, leopards, lions, African gray parrots and the world’s smallest monkey, the pygmy monkey, were among the critically endangered animals investigated by researchers from the global campaign group Avaaz … Read more

New Wildlife Crossing Money Will Help Endangered Animals: NPR

A mountain lion captured by a motion-sensitive camera in the Verdugo Mountains overlooking the city lights of Los Angeles. The new Wildlife Crossing money will help animals whose habitats have been cut off by roads. National Park Service Hide caption Caption switch National Park Service A mountain lion captured by a motion-sensitive camera in the … Read more

Lawmakers Urge Wildlife Agency for Better Communication – Tennessee Lookout

The Republican chair of the Tennessee Senate Committee on Energy, Agriculture, and Natural Resources on Wednesday asked state wildlife officials to consult with the legislature before embarking on any part of a controversial plan to clear hardwood forests in the White County wilderness area. The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency has planned to clear about 2,000 … Read more

Bills to Limit Wildlife Agency’s Power to Make Money from Timber, Seize Property Advance – Tennessee Lookout

A pair of bills seeking to place checks on the power of the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency advanced in the legislature on Wednesday, with bipartisan support from the same list of lawmakers who publicly expressed anger over the agency’s plans to clear public land earlier this year. One action by Republican Representative Paul Sherrill and … Read more

Giraffes in Danger Show the Fragile Business of Africa’s Wildlife Tourism

Skift Take The calm and dazzling beauty of giraffes makes it the gold rush of Africa’s wildlife tourism industry. But the world’s tallest mammal is threatened by multiple forces, poaching, disease, and even climate change. Economics aside, conservationists are in a frenzy to hasten their decline. Harriet Akini When you think of giraffes, you think … Read more

American oyster catcher roams the East Coast – Virgin pilot

Cindy Hamilton photographed banding American oyster An adult with a chick on Cedar Island near Wachapreague on the eastern shore. “Birds have been linked for centuries to help determine migration patterns, determine bird ranges, and study bird longevity and behavior,” Hamilton wrote. Ray Trenchant gets an adorable close-up of mom Osprey And the last of … Read more