Displaying posts categorized under

Endangered Species

Video: Prince William, David Beckham and Yao Ming team to save the rhinos

Prince William, David Beckham and Yao Ming team up in this WildAid video – to help save the rhinos. PACK MENTALITY BLOG: Compassion – teamed with Science and Logic

Video: Human population boom; Wildlife extinctions

From the Center for Biological Diversity: PACK MENTALITY BLOG: Compassion – teamed with Science and Logic

Born Free USA statement on auction to kill black rhino

Born Free USA released a statement this afternoon concerning the auction for a permit to kill an endangered black rhino. “” “” Wildlife conservation leader is saddened by Namibia’s decision and calls for action to oppose any permit application to bring the “trophy” to the U.S. Washington D.C., January 17, 2014 — Today, Adam Roberts, […]

Absurd statements in CNN article about auction to kill black rhino

I was stunned when I read an article tonight on the CNN website concerning the Dallas Safari Club auction, where the highest bidder “won” a permit to kill a black rhino in Africa. The article states the high bidder actually participated to “save the species and raise awareness about wildlife conservation.” If this is the […]

Here’s the thing about the Dallas Safari Club auction

The Dallas Safari Club is thankfully catching a lot of heat for auctioning off a permit to kill an African Black Rhino. The wild claim is that the auction is planned to help the conservation effort for rhinos. If the Dallas Safari Club really cared about the rhinos, the club would hold an auction, call […]

Video: Endangered Species Act is 40 years old

The Endangered Species Act has reached its 40th year. Hopefully, the effort will continue in 2014 and far beyond. We need this level of protection for animals to be strengthened – not weakened. PACK MENTALITY BLOG: Compassion – teamed with Science and Logic

Big News: NBC Sports cancels Under Wild Skies

After finally realizing what a huge blunder it was to ever air a series like Under Wild Skies and after tremendous public outcry after the airing of a very controversial episode, the NBC Sports Network has cancelled the show. Somehow, some NBC Sports executive thought this show was good idea. And somehow – through the […]

New strategy could save the rhino

At the end of this NBC News video, it is reported that in at least one preserve, rhino horns are being injected with a poison that will not harm the animal. But anyone consuming the poison could be harmed. The plan is make the horns worthless on the market and therefore worthless to poachers. I […]

USFWS puts the brakes on wolf delisting proposal

At least for now, the US Fish and Wildlife Service has halted a peer-review process for removing wolves from the Endangered Species List. Defenders of Wildlife reports 16 respected scientists were barred from advising on the proposal. An email I received today includes a statement from Jamie Rappaport Clark, president of Defenders of Wildlife:  “While […]

Video: Defenders of Wildlife is defending wolves

Removing wolves from endangered-species protections is a horrible idea. When will the people pushing for this sort of action understand manipulating nature and wildlife in this way never has a good outcome. Wildlife management should be run by scientists who truly understand the natural world. It should not be run by those with simplistic views […]