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A First - A Dogfighting Conviction in NM - VIDEO
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalCruelty, law, Mexico, dogfighting )

- 1914 days ago -
New Mexico has its first dogfighting conviction. In 1981, a law prohibiting dogfighting was enacted but until now, there have been no convictions. Gustavo Solis, 46, of Anthony is the first.
UN Names Mexico's Butterfly Reserve as World Heritage Site
Animals  (tags: Mexico, Monarch butterflies, AnimalWelfare, conservation, environment, GoodNews, habitat, protection )

- 2106 days ago -
Mexico's Foreign Relations Department says the reserve located in the states of Mexico and Michoacan was declared a natural heritage site by the U.N.'s World Heritage Committee meeting in Quebec City.
Mexico - Stop The Horrific Cruelty! Sign Petition!!
Animals  (tags: horses, slaughterhouses, Mexico, cruelty, animals, AnimalWelfare, AnimalCruelty, environment, protection )

- 2148 days ago -
The method used to kill horses in most of the clandestine plants in Mexico, (all over the country) is by stabbing them in the spine until they are disabled. Then they are strung up from their hind legs and their throats are slit.
Stop The Transporatation Of American Horses Across Borders For Slaughter! Sign Petition!
Animals  (tags: horses, border, slaughter, U.S., Canada, Mexico, animals, AnimalWelfare, protection, environment, slaughter, wildlife, killing )

- 2169 days ago -
All of the horse slaughter plants in the United States have now closed, but some American horses are still being slaughtered. Thousands of American horses are being exported this year, funneled to slaughter plants in Canada and Mexico.
Border-Fence Dispute Snares Rare Jaguars
Animals  (tags: jaguars, U.S., Mexico, border, fence, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 2171 days ago -
It's a tale of homeland security concerns blocking wildlife management, and the hue and cry that ensues. When most people think of jaguars, they think of the jungles of Central and South America, not the remote desert ranges between the United States and
Conservation Group: Border Wall Threatens Jaguars
Animals  (tags: Jaguars, wildlife, wildanimals, animals, Arizona, Mexico, border, survival, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, protection, endangered )

- 2176 days ago -
A conservation group is suing the Bush administration over construction of a wall along the Arizona-Mexico border, saying it jeopardizes the survival of jaguars in the region.
Congress to Hold Field Hearing on Border Wall
Animals  (tags: border wall, USA, Mexico, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 2181 days ago -
Reps. Raúl Grijalva (D-Ariz.) and Madeleine Z. Bordallo (Guam-at large), subcommittee chairs of the House Natural Resources Committee, have called a field hearing to discuss the border wall and the REAL ID Act waiver used by the Bush administration to
Border Fence's Impact on Wildlife Feared
Animals  (tags: animals, USA, Mexico, border fence, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 2187 days ago -
The debate over the fence the United States is building along it's southern border has focused largely on the projects costs, feasibility and how well it will curb illegal immigration. But one of it's most lasting impacts may well be on the animals
Report Warns That Illegal Wildlife Trade in Mexico Is Increasing
Animals  (tags: illegal wildlife trade, Mexico, animals, AnimalWelfare, protection, environment, habitat, wildlife, wildanimals, endangered, extinction )

- 2192 days ago -
A new report has warned that it is becoming increasingly easy to purchase rare and endangered animals in Mexico's street markets. The Tierramerica news agency reported that its journalists had discovered that it was easy to purchase rare multicoloured
Habitat Destruction May Wipe Out Monarch Butterfly Migration, Researcher Says
Animals  (tags: habitat destruction, mexico, monarch butterfly, migration, threatened )

- 2194 days ago -
Intense deforestation in Mexico could ruin one of North America's most celebrated natural wonders -- the mysterious 3,000-mile migration of the monarch butterfly. According to a University of Kansas researcher, the astonishing migration may collapse rapid
Monarch Butterfly Migration Endangered By Deforestation in Mexico
Animals  (tags: butterflies, deforestation, Mexico, endangered, protection, AnimalWelfare, wildlife, environment, habitat )

- 2195 days ago -
Intense deforestation in Mexico could ruin one of North America's most celebrated natural wonders, the extraordinary 3,000-mile migration of the monarch butterfly. According to a University of Kansas researcher, the astonishing migration may collapse
Bulldozing the Laws
Animals  (tags: border fence, wildlife, environment, USA, Mexico, laws, bypass, animals, AnimalWelfare, protection, habitat, wildanimals )

- 2202 days ago -
When Congress passed the Real ID Act three years ago, it included a little debated provision, section 102, giving the Homeland Security secretary extraordinary power to bypass all laws deemed obstacles to the expeditious construction of a security fence
Great White Swims 1,900km in 6 Weeks
Animals  (tags: california, mexico, marine wildlife, great white shark, humans, habitat, release, migration )

- 2213 days ago -
A great white shark released from the Monterey Bay Aquarium in California six weeks ago has already swum past the southern tip of Mexico's Baja peninsula - about 1,930km away. Aquarium staff said the male shark's migration is the fastest ever documente
The Monarch Butterfly's Mysterious Migration to Mexico
Animals  (tags: monarch butterfly, journey, migration, mexico, mystery )

- 2214 days ago -
Each autumn, millions of Monarch butterflies embark on a treacherous journey across North America to the same forest in central Mexico -- a migration that baffles scientists as much as it enthralls nature lovers. Taking wing in an unrelenting stream
Released Great White Shark Gets a Move on
Animals  (tags: california, mexico, monterey bay aquarium, marine wildlife, sharks, great white, released, habitat )

- 2215 days ago -
There was no lingering around for this shark. After plowing through water faster than anyone ever imagined, the young great white shark released into the wild by the Monterey Bay Aquarium just 44 days ago is cruising along the coast of Mexico. "It's

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