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Hydroelectric Dam Threatens to Wipe Out World's Rarest Ape

Animals<p>A hydroelectric plant and dam, already in the works, could drive the newly identified Tapanuli orangutan to extinction.<p>The world’s rarest great ape, discovered only in 2017, will not survive the building of a $1.6 billion hydroelectric power plant and dam in the middle of its remaining …

Orangutans

Father and Son Caught on Video Killing a Black Bear and Her Cubs in Alaska, Police Say

(ANCHORAGE, Alaska) — A father and son skied to a remote bear den on an Alaska island, shot a mother bear in front of her two cubs and then one of …

Bear Cubs

He planted a tree every day for 40 years and transformed this island into a paradise.

He’s built an incredible oasis one tree at a time.<p>In 1979, 16-year-old Jadav Payeng was heartbroken when he spotted several snakes that had died from …

Safe-Space

Six of the best cooling summer drinks

<b>Strawberry snifter (pictured above)</b><p>Makes 1 litre<p><b>1 good handful strawberries</b> (or other berries such as raspberries)<b><br>Juice of</b> <b>1 orange</b><b><br>Juice of</b> <b>½ lemon</b><b><br>Crushed ice or ice cubes</b><b><br>2 tsp sugar</b> (or more, to taste)<p>Whizz up the berries with the orange and lemon juices and ice, then add the sugar. If you want to …

Recipes

Trump Administration Lifts Ban On GMOs, Bee-Killing Chemicals In Wildlife Refuges

The Defenders of Wildlife CEO called the decision to scrap the Obama-era policy “an insult to our national wildlife refuges and the wildlife that rely on them.”<p>The Trump administration has scrapped an Obama-era policy that banned the use of genetically modified crops and controversial insecticides …

Pesticides

US-Russian deal increases harvest level for polar bears on Chukchi Sea

The agreement comes even though hunting the animals is banned in Russia.<p>The US-Russia Polar Bear Commission increased the possible harvest level for …

Wildlife

Video of endangered white rhino forced to perform in circus prompts outpouring of anger

Footage of an endangered white rhino trained to perform in a circus has prompted an outpouring of anger and calls to boycott shows featuring live …

Animals

Salmon Populations Are Struggling, so This Senator Wants to Kill Sea Lions Rather Than Solve the ‘Dam’ Issue

In a genius move that wouldn’t be out of place as a headline in The Onion, Senator Maria Cantwell is proposing a bill that would protect salmon – by …

Columbia River

Accused shark thief: I was trying to save the shark

<b>SAN ANTONIO, Texas --</b> Over the weekend, Anthony Shannon was caught on surveillance camera grabbing "Miss Helen," a 16-inch-long horn shark, from the …

San Antonio

Tourists warned of danger in Indonesia

MORE than a million Australians flock to this holiday hotspot every year, but few are aware of the extent of its sickening underbelly.<p>And now there …

Asia

5 polar bears shot without tags near Arviat; bears not harvested

Five polar bears have been shot without tags in Arviat, Nunavut, according to the local hunters and trappers organization.<p>The bears were found dead …

Nunavut

Just 800 left -- and now the bulldozers have arrived.

We urge you to save the last 800 Tapanuli Orangutans from extinction by cancelling the Batang Toru hydropower dam. The fate of an entire species …

Orangutans

Skomer puffin photographers are crushing birds to death in search for perfect shot, say wardens

Photographers are standing on puffin nests and killing the birds inside them in the search for a perfect picture, wardens at Skomer Island have said.<p>Those charged with looking after the distinctive seabirds have complained that some visitors care more about getting a good photograph than they do …

Birds

Omelet With Bacon, Mushrooms, and Ricotta

2 Servings<p>Don’t sweat rolling this into a perfect omelet; just top the cooked eggs with mushrooms and ricotta, and fold like a taco.<p>February 2017Print<p>Ingredients<p>Omelet<p>3 slices thick-cut bacon<p>4 ounces button mushrooms<p>Kosher salt, freshly ground pepper<p>4 ounces fresh ricotta or cream cheese (about ½ …

Recipes

GRAPHIC PHOTO: Mother grizzly bear and her 2 cubs killed crossing Montana highway

A female grizzly bear and her two cubs were fatally hit by a vehicle last week in Montana, according to tribal wildlife officials.<p>The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes Wildlife Management Program shared a graphic photo of the animals when it spoke about the late Friday night incident in a …

Wildlife

Illegal Tiger Trade Fed by ‘Tiger Farms,’ New Evidence Reveals

AnimalsWildlife Watch<p>A shocking video and new intelligence suggest that legal and illegal captive tiger facilities fuel Asia’s tiger trafficking—with brutal efficiency.<p>In the living room of a house at the end of a narrow country road in central Vietnam, a little way off the main highway, the …

Wildlife

Polar Bear Killed After Attacking Cruise Ship Worker In Arctic

The injuries aren't life-threatening for the man who was taking passengers to shore for a tour.<p>A polar bear was killed on Saturday after it attacked a bear guard leading tourists off a German cruise ship near the North Pole in Norway, officials said.<p>The unidentified man suffered unspecified …

North Pole

Undercover Footage Reveals Saddest 'Product' Inside These Cages

"They will be sold immediately."<p>Police just raided several sites in the Czech Republic and discovered something truly chilling.<p>At a Vietnamese market …

Wildlife

South Africa almost doubles annual quota of lion bones exported for traditional Chinese medicine

South Africa’s growing trade in lion bones should be halted, and keeping and breeding lions and tigers should be curbed, conservationists have …

South Africa

Zinke Meets With Group Seeking to Drain San Francisco Reservoir

SAN FRANCISCO—Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is interested in restoring the Hetch Hetchy Reservoir in Yosemite National Park to its natural state after more than 100 years of providing water to the people of San Francisco and some suburbs.<p>During a visit Sunday to Yosemite, Mr. Zinke met with a group …

San Francisco

China’s push to export traditional medicine may doom the magical pangolin

In a rescue center, the pangolin slowly wakes and uncurls, sniffing out a nighttime feast of ants’ eggs, then lapping it up with its implausibly long tongue. One of 74 pangolins rescued from the back of a truck in Vietnam in April, its survival has defied the odds.<p>This almost mystical creature, …

Pangolin

Investigative report reveals palm oil from major traders compromises deforestation-free commitm

Jakarta, Indonesia (19 July 2018) – A new Eyes on the Forest (EoF) report reveals how palm oil illegally grown inside a national park and surrounding …

Biodiversity

Derbyshire hunt master filmed setting badger trap

A hunt master has been accused of illegally persecuting badgers after he was filmed setting a trap and baiting it with peanuts.<p>The trap later caught a badger but the animal managed to escape before Christopher White returned.<p>Mr White, a joint master of the Barlow Hunt in Derbyshire, declined to …

Peak District

Indonesia sees 7 brutal animal killings in 2018

Considered one of the richest countries in the world in terms of its biodiversity, Indonesia boasts a wide variety of flora and fauna. Many are …

Wildlife

What Spielberg got wrong about wildlife

Bunta was brave and rebellious. The five-year-old loved to show who’s-the-boss among the inhabitants of the Conservation Response Unit — a sanctuary …

Extinction

How Trump’s wildlife board is rebranding trophy hunting as good for animals

Donald Trump has called big-game trophy hunting a “horror show”, despite his own sons’ participation in elephant and leopard hunts, and in 2017 he formed an advisory board to steer US policy on the issue.<p>But rather than conservation scientists and wildlife advocates, it is composed of advocates for …

Wildlife

12 Ways to Put Used Tea Bags to Work

It feels so good to be able to do something with the things we'd normally discard. Coffee grounds as rose fertilizer and clementine peels saved for …

Cleaning

Coughing at WTO's ruling

The World Trade Organization’s (WTO) recent ruling in favor of Australia’s plain cigarette packaging law has brought to the global spotlight …

Opposition to Breast-Feeding Resolution by U.S. Stuns World Health Officials

A resolution to encourage breast-feeding was expected to be approved quickly and easily by the hundreds of government delegates who gathered this spring in Geneva for the United Nations-affiliated World Health Assembly.<p>Based on decades of research, the resolution says that mother’s milk is …

Breast Feeding

Interior Department is OK with killing off endangered red wolves

<b>(AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan, File)</b><p>Wildlife Service wants to drastically shrink their tiny habitat, let hunters and farmers shoot if they stray<p>Sarah Okeson<p>July 8, 2018 10:59am (UTC)<p>Read more articles from the DC Report here.<p>Trump’s Fish and Wildlife Service is working to kill off the three dozen …