Wildlife Protection

ARTIFICIAL WATERING THREATENS MOJAVE WILDLIFE

Washington, DC — A top political appointee of the Bush Administration has overruled the National Park Service and ordered it to allow the installation of artificial water systems in California’s Mojave National Preserve. Contending that the artificial...

NAVY KILLS PREGNANT RIGHT WHALE IN MID-ATLANTIC

Second Pregnant Female Victim of Ship Strike This Year Washington, DC — A U.S. Navy ship struck an endangered Atlantic right whale in mid-November and the carcass of a pregnant female has been found on the North Carolina coast, according to Public Employees for...

WYOMING WILD HORSE HERD ON BRINK OF STARVATION

Washington, DC — Citing the threat of imminent starvation, the U.S. Bureau of Land Management has announced an emergency removal of all wild horses from northwest Wyoming, according to documents released today by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility...

WHALE WATCHING TAKES TOLL ON WHALES

Washington, DC — The National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration is sitting on two sets of rules to protect whales from the growing threat of death and harassment from whale watching expeditions, according to documents released today by Public Employees...

WHALES DECIMATED BY SHIP STRIKES

Washington, DC — The National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration is considering adopting measures to reduce the growing toll on whale populations from collisions with ships, according to documents released today by Public Employees for Environmental...