WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 25 March 2018

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, 25 March 2018: … Continue reading WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 25 March 2018

Eyes on Washington week ending 03.23.18

A coalition of environmental and animal-welfare groups are challenging the Trump administration’s moves to allow the importation of the heads, hides and tusks of African elephants as hunting trophies. Four groups filed an amended lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Washington against Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke over this month’s announcement that USFWS will begin considering … Continue reading Eyes on Washington week ending 03.23.18

Critics blast outsourcing federal animal inspections

Tony Marrero reporting for Tampa Bay News: The U.S. Department of Agriculture is seeking feedback on its idea to use inspections from private, third-party organizations to determine if zoos, research labs and animal breeding facilities are complying with the federal Animal Welfare Act. Opponents spoke out against the idea at a “listening session” in Tampa … Continue reading Critics blast outsourcing federal animal inspections

Eyes on Washington week ending 06.23.17

The Paris Agreement: few Americans support U.S. withdrawal from the agreement American support for the U.S. withdrawal from the Paris Agreement on climate change is very low, according to a new poll. Half of Americans believe Trump’s decision to exit the accords will stunt long-term economic growth. The new poll from The Associated Press and … Continue reading Eyes on Washington week ending 06.23.17

Eyes on Washington week ending 04.28.17

On April 25, 2017, Sonny Perdue was sworn in as the Secretary of the Department of Agriculture by fellow Georgian and Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court Clarence Thomas. The U.S. Senate confirmed Secretary Perdue by a vote of 87-to-11 last Monday evening. “We are all stewards of the land owned or rented, and … Continue reading Eyes on Washington week ending 04.28.17