WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 11 June 2017

WildCat Conservation Legal Aid Society ~ WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner Our weekly podcast provides a recap of the week’s top news stories affecting all wildcats around the world. The series also highlights work performed by WCCLAS, featured interviews, commentaries and special reports. Top News Stories for Sunday, 11 June 2017: … Continue reading WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 11 June 2017

Eyes on Washington week ending 06.09.17

The Paris Agreement Leaders in U.S. Economy Say “We Are Still In” on Paris Climate Agreement In response to Trump’s withdrawal of the U.S. from the Paris Agreement, a group of governors, mayors, businesses, investors, and colleges and universities from across the U.S. or with significant operations in the U.S., representing the broadest cross section … Continue reading Eyes on Washington week ending 06.09.17

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Panther Update 06.09.17

Operation Panther Relocation FWC biologists reported on June 1st the successful capture and relocation of an approximately 1 and a half-year-old male panther from an area in Lee County with very limited suitable habitat, thanks to citizens who contacted FWC. The panther was lingering in a neighborhood very close to a busy four-lane highway. The … Continue reading Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Panther Update 06.09.17

Mountain lion kittens perish after abandonment

The Los Angeles Times reported last Wednesday that wildlife officials announced two small mountain lion kittens abandoned by their mother in the Santa Monica Mountains have died. Known as P-57 and P-58, the male and female kittens were likely their mother’s first litter, according to Kate Kuykendall, acting deputy superintendent for the Santa Monica Mountains … Continue reading Mountain lion kittens perish after abandonment

Illegal road in India Tiger Reserve

The Hindu reports a group of private landowners constructed a 4 km road between Anamada and Periyashola by encroaching on forestland, causing severe damage to the fragile ecosystem of the Parambikulam Tiger Reserve and the adjoining Nelliampathy hill ranges. The road, which facilitates tourist access to environmentally fragile private estates spread over 782 acres and … Continue reading Illegal road in India Tiger Reserve

Portland, Maine considers ban of wild animal performances in the city

The Portland Press Herald reported last week on a Portland city councilor who wants to ban the use of wild and exotic animals such as elephants and tigers for traveling entertainment. Last Monday, the Portland City Council unanimously referred the proposed ordinance to its Health and Human Services Committee. The idea came from City Councilor … Continue reading Portland, Maine considers ban of wild animal performances in the city

Lions freed from circus life poached in South Africa

Last year, Animal Defenders International freed 33 lions from circuses in Peru and Colombia. The lions were transported to South Africa to live out their days in a wildlife refuge. Last week, poachers broke into the sanctuary, killing two of the big cats. The killing of the male lions named José and Liso occurred at … Continue reading Lions freed from circus life poached in South Africa

WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 04 June 2017

WildCat Conservation Legal Aid Society ~ WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner Our weekly podcast provides a recap of the week’s top news stories affecting all wildcats around the world. The series also highlights work performed by WCCLAS, featured interviews, commentaries and special reports. Top News Stories for Sunday, 04 June 2017: … Continue reading WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 04 June 2017

Eyes on Washington week ending 06.02.17

The Paris Agreement On Thursday, June 1st, to a crowd gathered in the White House Rose Garden, Trump announced, “The United States will withdraw from the Paris climate accord.” He added that the U.S. will begin negotiations to re-enter either the Paris accord or a new treaty on terms that are better for American businesses … Continue reading Eyes on Washington week ending 06.02.17

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Panther Update ~ 06.02.17

Help with panther research by reporting sightings to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission With milder temperatures throughout the Sunshine State, more people are likely to head to the woods to enjoy hiking, wildlife viewing, fishing, hunting and other outdoor activities. The FWC is asking the public to assist with Florida panther research and … Continue reading Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Panther Update ~ 06.02.17