07 Sep '11, 9pm

Save Wolves from Being Shot in Parks

Defenders of Wildlife has an online petition with tens of thousands of signatures collected so far, to stop a plan in Wyoming allowing wolves to be shot on sight in national forests. Yes, you read that correctly, shot on sight in national forests. Where else would wolves be? Strip malls? The petition needs 75,000 signatures and they are about half way to that goal. The people who have proposed this very dubious, if not outrageous plan must be very unaware wolves contribute about $35 million dollars a year to the Yellowstone economy due to the very large numbers of tourists who visit each year for the chance to see the besieged animals. A University of Montana study generated that large figure, most likely because such research hadn’t been conducted, indicating that many people don’t see wolves as having any value. To the contrary, many ranchers see only as damaging their l...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/greenliving/petition-to-save-wolves-...

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Paula Creamer plays a tee shot during the second round of the...

Paula Creamer plays a tee shot during the secon...

bunkershot.com 11 Sep '11, 1am

Paula Creamer plays a tee shot during the second round of the Wal-Mart NW Arkansas Championship presented by P&G at Pinnac...

Conservative Bashes Vegans | Care2 Healthy Living

Conservative Bashes Vegans | Care2 Healthy Living

care2.com 06 Sep '11, 3pm

A recent blog post from the conservative website First Things makes a point of blaming veganism, and therefore vegans, for...