24 Feb '12, 8pm

Oregon Considers Cattleman-Backed Wolf-Killing Legislation | Care2 Causes

Oregon Considers Cattleman-Backed Wolf-Killing Legislation | Care2 Causes

NOTE: This is a guest post from Alex Ralston, Online Organizer at the Center for Biological Diversity. Wolves are just starting to regain a foothold in Oregon and now the Oregon Cattlemen’s Association is pushing for a new law to kill all four surviving members of the Imnaha pack. The new legislation is aimed at circumventing the Oregon Endangered Species Act and could open the floodgates for similar measures to eliminate safeguards for wildlife that are unpopular with livestock, logging and development interests. The Imnaha pack was the first wolf pack in Oregon in more than 60 years. Today, roughly 29 wolves roam the state in four packs. Ranchers have complained that wolves last year killed nearly 25 cows in the state — but in 2010, 55,000 cows in Oregon were lost to weather, disease and thieves. That’s not stopping ranching groups from ganging up on Oregon’s fledgling w...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/oregon-cattlemans-association...

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Live Bait Okay to Kill Idaho Wolves | Care2 Causes

Live Bait Okay to Kill Idaho Wolves | Care2 Causes

care2.com 25 Feb '12, 5am

Idaho State Senator Jeff Siddoway introduced bill S1305 into the statehouse this week. The bill will allow slaughter of wo...

GOP Rep Says "Killing a Couple" of Democrats Only Way To Pass Ryan Budget | Care2 Causes

GOP Rep Says "Killing a Couple" of Democrats On...

care2.com 24 Feb '12, 5am

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Shark Fin Sales Could Soon Be Banned in New York | Care2 Causes

Shark Fin Sales Could Soon Be Banned in New Yor...

care2.com 23 Feb '12, 4am

New York legislators introduced a bill on Tuesday that would ban the sale, trading, distribution and possession of shark f...

Utah Considering Ag Gag Legislation | Care2 Causes

Utah Considering Ag Gag Legislation | Care2 Causes

care2.com 18 Feb '12, 7am

Utah is the latest state considering Ag Gag legislation that would make it illegal to take photos or videos on farms witho...

Watch Rare Anteater Rescued from Well | Care2 C...

care2.com 25 Feb '12, 7am

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Condoms Promote Awareness of Endangered Species | Care2 Causes

Condoms Promote Awareness of Endangered Species...

care2.com 25 Feb '12, 9am

The Center for Biological Diversity distributed 50,000 condoms on New Year’s Eve to raise awareness about the effects of h...

Homeless Goats in the City | Care2 Causes

Homeless Goats in the City | Care2 Causes

care2.com 23 Feb '12, 6pm

As urban homesteading continues its rise, city backyards are booming with agrarian dreams: chickens peck near privacy fenc...

Pack of Dogs Rescues Two More | Care2 Causes

Pack of Dogs Rescues Two More | Care2 Causes

care2.com 28 Feb '12, 7am

Written by Paula Ford of North Carolina It has been almost two years since I received an email plea for help with six dogs...

Hundreds of Southeast Fish Species Protected! |...

care2.com 28 Feb '12, 4am

Any time someone I meet or a friend tells me that one person can't make a difference, I tell them about Care2. Some don't ...

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care2.com 25 Feb '12, 9pm

Saturday February 18, 2012, 10:30 am We've reached 157% (196,262) of our 4th NEW goal of 125,000 signers! Tell your friend...

Pit Bulls In Ohio No Longer Tagged 'Vicious' | Care2 Causes

Pit Bulls In Ohio No Longer Tagged 'Vicious' | ...

care2.com 23 Feb '12, 3am

Ohio Gov. John Kasich gave homeless pit bull dogs a chance for a new life when he signed a bill on Tuesday that ended a 25...