Alberta’s Been Poisoning its Wolves

Alberta, Canada has been poisoning its wolves since 2005 as part of their “caribou recovery strategy”. The International Fund for Animal Wildlife recently supported a study on the public acceptability of predator control in Alberta,

Last Sumatran Rhino is Malaysia Dies

The Sumatran rhinoceros is officially extinct in Malaysia after the last remaining animal in the country died this past weekend. The rhino, named Iman, had uterine tumors since her capture in March 2014, and finally succumbed

Leaked Trump Memo on Endangered Species Act

Last month, aTrump administration memo was leaked to the Center for Biological Diversity. In it, the Fish and Wildlife Service directs its staff to limit the information released to the public for decisions regarding species

AFW Comments on Plan for DNP Lakes

 October 22, 2019 We wish to offer our observations on the NPS/DNP proposal for Kantishna and Wonder Lakes in Denali National Park. This proposal includes creating increased recreation opportunities, such as: a network of trails (up

Endangered Species in Alaska

(This article, written by AFW’s Susan Hansen, will appear in the Sierra Borealis Newsletter) The purpose of the Endangered Species Act (ESA) is to conserve threatened and endangered species and their ecosystems. A species is

U.S. House Passes Legislation to Protect ANWR

On September 12, the US House of Representatives passed the Arctic Cultural and Coastal Plain Protection Act, which would halt the Trump administrations attempts to drill for oil in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Introduced by

France Approves Bird Trapping

The French government has just approved the legal trapping and hunting of more than 150,000 wild birds in France this season. These birds will be able to be hunted in a variety of methods, many