Wildlife

(Hello Africa) A Chinese-built railway in harmony with wildlife conservation in East Africa

A passenger train runs over the Super Major Bridge of the Tsavo River near Kenya’s Tsavo National Park on July 28, 2022. (Xinhua/Dong Jianghui) Kenya’s Standard Gauge Railway (SGR), a Chinese-built project, has put in place interventions to ensure the railway is in harmony with wildlife. NAIROBI, Dec. 14 (Xinhua) — Kenya’s Standard Gauge Railway …

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Despite Wyoming's Huge Poaching, Many Wildlife Criminals Get Away  Cowboy State Daily

Despite Wyoming’s Huge Poaching, Many Wildlife Criminals Get Away Cowboy State Daily

***For all things Wyoming, sign up for our daily newsletter*** By Mark Heinz, outdoor journalistMark@CowboyStateDaily.com There’s no way to know how many wildlife are illegally killed in Wyoming and the West, but the number could be huge and cost states tens of millions of dollars, an advocate has said. environment. “We’re trying to figure out …

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Agreement reached on logging in Minnesota Wildlife Management Areas

Agreement reached on logging in Minnesota Wildlife Management Areas

ST. PAUL – The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service have reached an agreement on how and why logging will be conducted in Wildlife Management Areas and Aquatic Management Areas in the state of Minnesota. Prompted by some elected state leaders, DNR officials in recent years have moved to …

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Reviews |  An Indian country needs money to protect its wildlife heritage.  Congress must help.

Reviews | An Indian country needs money to protect its wildlife heritage. Congress must help.

Over the past few decades, there has been a steady stream of news about the crisis facing fish and wildlife across the world. The newspaper Science in 2019 reported the loss of nearly three billion birds in North America since 1970, and more than 1,600 plant and animal species in the United States now require …

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Virginia wildlife rehabilitators say good intentions can lead to bad outcomes for animals in distress - Reuters

Virginia wildlife rehabilitators say good intentions can lead to bad outcomes for animals in distress – Reuters

At the Blue Ridge Wildlife Center in Boyce, Virginia, a recent conference focused on the question titled “Best Intentions Gone Wrong.” The photo of two cottontail rabbits shows the obvious difference when wildlife is cared for by discoverers who mean well but don’t contact a rehabilitator right away, compared to those who receive immediate care …

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Iowa sees increasing numbers of raccoons amid less trapping

Iowa sees increasing numbers of raccoons amid less trapping

CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA “Virtually every experienced wildlife control specialist has a good raccoon story or two. Some incidents showcase the skill and finesse of the nocturnal creature. Wildlife biologist Joe Taylor recalled a case that stood out at his company, Paw Control Wildlife Solutions in Hiawatha. “The raccoons…went to the basement, climbed the stairs and …

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Wildlife Trafficking and Poaching Ring Charged with Crimes title=

Wildlife trafficking and poaching ring charged with crimes

By edhat staff Six people have been arrested following a bust by California Fish and Wildlife of suspected poaching in Ventura and Santa Barbara counties. The year-long investigation by state game wardens is also focused on finding a seventh suspect who is tied to this poaching ring that involves a Ventura County market and e-bikes. …

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