wildlife

Black Rhino Sport-Hunting Permitted by USFWS

Originally published on Planetsave.com With the population of the critically endangered black rhino only around 5,000, why did the U. S. Fish & Wildlife Service (US FWS) recently issue sport-hunting permits to kill two black rhinos in Namibia? The permits, which cost hundreds of thousands of dollars each, will allow two wealthy American sport hunters …

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Big Local Gains for States with Wildlife Refuge Recreation

Western Values Project released a new report, Recreation Spending & BLM Sagebrush Lands, highlighting the important economic effects associated with local recreation-related spending. Visits to BLM-managed lands in 11 western states resulted in an economic output of over $1 billion in 2013 alone. The report by Eugene, Oregon firm ECONorthwest, was prepared for Pew Charitable Trusts’ …

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Beer and Alligators: Ten Anheuser-Busch Facilities also Serve as Wildlife Habitat

Beer and alligators?  Sounds like a dangerous mix, or, at the very least, the beginning of a bad Cajun joke. For Anheuser-Busch’s (whoops… Anheuser-Busch InBev‘s) Jacksonville, FL brewery and turf farm, this mix of wildlife and business has been standard for eleven years.  The Jacksonville facility is one of ten A-B operations certified as Wildlife …

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