Month: February 2013

biodiversity and endangered species

Deforestation Kills Endangered Species Industrial cultivation of palm oil is destroying millions of acres of virgin rainforest around the world. The destructive practice is destroying biodiversity and life as we know it. In Southeast Asia, orangutans, tigers, elephants and villagers are caught in the crossfire. Now the deadly industry is cutting swaths across South America […]

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wild horse management

Program Riddled With Abuse Federal land managers have concluded a roundup of wild horses in Northern Nevada with the removal of some 200 more of the animals from the range than planned, citing the their poor body condition and risk of starvation, but the move drew criticism from a wild horse support group. Nearly 800 […]

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