By Ari Solomon / Mercy for Animals
Tragedy struck a Canadian pig barn Monday night when a raging fire engulfed it, killing thousands of pigs.
The barn belonged to Olymel, Canada’s second-largest pork producer.
According to Chief Barry Hooper, a fire department volunteer who arrived on the scene, it was impossible to get inside the building: “There was just too much smoke,” he said. “Pretty well…
URGENT: The Idaho Fish and Game department plans to poison up to 4,000 Common Ravens.
Justification: Ravens prey on the eggs of the imperiled Greater Sage-Grouse.
Yet of 19 reasons for the grouse’s declining numbers, predation by other wildlife comes in at #12.
Providing protected areas and requiring sustainable land management are the most important ways to conserve the grouse, not killing avian predators.
SIGN THE PETITION telling Idaho to stop its bloody misguided conservation attempt: http://bit.ly/1iPZTgS
Photo courtesy of CJ Hockett (http://www.cjhockett.com/)
by B. Christopher Agee / Western Journalism The Bureau of Land Management is clearly having an image problem.
Please stop drawing arbitrary lines in the sand.
Support rights for ALL animals.