WildEarthGuardians, November 15, 2012
-▶ Every year literally hundreds of thousands of our nation's most majestic animals - including wolves, coyotes, grizzly bears and mountain lions- are poisoned, trapped and gunned down by the US government.
Few taxpayers realize that we help fund an agency called "Wildlife Services', a branch of the U.S. Department of Agriculture that wages a dirty war on America's wildlife. Between 2004 and 2011, Wildlife Services killed over 26 million animals purportedly to “protect” agribusiness or “bolster” hunting opportunities – a contention based on unsupported myths. The agency spends over $100 million each year on wildlife-killing actions... http://www.wildearthguardians.org/site/PageServer?pagename=priorities_wildlife_war_wildlife
WATCH - New Documentary
-▶ "EXPOSED: AMERICA'S SECRET WAR ON WILDLIFE" -▶
-▶ In FY 2010, Wildlife Services admitted it killed 5 million animals (but its numbers are suspect. In 2010, it belatedly claimed to have poisoned 4 million starlings, black birds, and others in 2009), including 112,781 mammalian carnivores such as coyotes, wolves, bobcats, cougars, badgers and bears....
-▶ A ROGUE US GOVERNMENT AGENCY: Horrifying USDA WildLife Agency Trapping Abuse - WildEarth Guardians -
Animal abuse and suffering posted on a Wildlife Services’ agent’s Facebook and other Web pages are stirring anger among wildlife advocates. The images show two dogs savagely attacking a coyote in a leg-hold trap and the employee posing with the tattered carcass of a coyote. They also show other trapped animals – dead and alive http://wg.convio.net/site/PageServer?pagename=priorities_wildlife_war_wildlife_kill_methods_trapping_abuse&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;autologin=true
-▶ TAKE ACTION: http://wg.convio.net/site/MessageViewer?em_id=9901.0
-▶ THE DEADLIEST DOZEN COUNTIES FOR WILDLIFE IN THE AMERICAN WEST - WildEarth Guardians http://www.wildearthguardians.org/site/News2?page=NewsArticle&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;id=7747
-▶ MICHIGAN GOP LAWMAKERS ARE CONSIDERING LEGISLATION TO MAKE GRAY WOLVES A "GAME SPECIES" http://www.michiganradio.org/post/tribes-opposed-possibility-michigan-wolf-hunting-season
-▶ FEWER THAN 100 RED WOLVES EXIST, AND NOW THEY BEING KILLED http://www.care2.com/causes/fewer-than-100-red-wolves-exist-and-now-theyre-being-killed.html
-▶ MASS WOLF KILLINGS ARE BASED ON THE MOST CYNICAL OF PREMISES http://sco.lt/7PRq7t
-▶ THE GREAT AMERICAN CORPORATE GIVEAWAY: OUR PUBLIC WILDLIFE PRESERVES: OIL & GAS DRILLING, GMO CROPS & FORESTS, PESTICIDES & CHEMICALS http://sco.lt/99bwx7
-▶ NO SAFE HAVEN: MIGRATING BIRDS BEING MASSACRED BY THE MILLION AROUND THE WORLD http://sco.lt/8Y8tmb
-▶ WIND TURBINES: IS IT OK TO SLAUGHTER HUNDREDS OF THOUSAND OF BIRDS, BATS EVERY YEAR IN THE NAME OF CLEAN ENERGY? http://sco.lt/89su3d
▶ FILM: ***"HOME"
An Exquisite Dedication To the Stewards of Our Planet
▶ MORE ON EXTINCTION http://www.scoop.it/t/biodiversity-is-life?q=EXTINCTION