Category: Public Lands

biodiversity

Privatizing Natural Resources A Global Threat “If they’re well-managed and well-financed, protected areas are incredible for wildlife conservation.” James Watson of the Wildlife Conservation Society and the University of Queensland in Australia. He and colleagues analyzed protected land and sea regions worldwide. They published their findings in the journal Nature. “From tiger conservation in India to […]

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Taxpayers Can’t Afford Mismanagement As the United States supposedly struggles with budget cuts and a call for smaller government by many, especially conservatives, it’s time to put some archaic policies on the table and challenge some sacred cows. Wolves. After American ranchers and assistants from the U. S. government eliminated wolves from most of the […]

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wild horse management

Wild Horses Pressured By Industry Last Friday at 5:33 p.m. ET, as thousands of captured wild horses sweltered in punishing heat in government holding pens, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) issued a press release announcing plans to round up 1,300 more wild horses from the West over the next eight weeks. In the pubic […]

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wild horse management

More Wild Horses In Captivity Than Wild Thirty U.S. representatives urged new U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell on Thursday to make a priority out of reforming the government’s wild horse management program and its spiraling budget that they say has created an “untenable situation” for both the mustangs and taxpayers. Arizona Rep. Raul Grijalva, the […]

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wild horse management

Wild Horse 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. […]

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