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Greyhound Racing in Steep Decline in the U.S.
Animals  (tags: USA, greyhound racing, activists, declining, greyhound welfare )

- 1922 days ago -
For years, fans of greyhound races have faced off against animal welfare activists who say the dogs are kept muzzled in small cages, fed inferior food, injected with steroids and frequently injured at the track. Dog breeders, owners and racing lobbyists
Park Service Seeks Bigger Wolf-Protection Zone
Animals  (tags: wolf protection, larger area, population, declining )

- 2336 days ago -
The National Park Service has officially joined the debate over the no-trapping buffer zones on state land outside Denali National Park. It has asked the Game Board to expand one of the two zones "to enhance or protect wolf-viewing opportunities in the
FWP: Mule Deer Numbers Declining, Hunters Face Severe Restrictions
Animals  (tags: mule deer, declining, restrictions, habitat, winter )

- 2369 days ago -
GREAT FALLS - Officials with the Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Department say mule deer numbers are on the decline.
After Years of Optimism, Gray Wolf Population Declining
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, wolves, declining, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife )

- 2413 days ago -
A dozen tourists in parkas huddle around wolf researcher Colby Anton in the northern range of the park, an area famous for gray wolves, to catch a glimpse of the images on his digital camera.
Amur Tigers May Be Again on the Decline in Russia
Animals  (tags: studies, amur tigers, poached, declining, populations, hunting, extinction )

- 2434 days ago -
Amid the torrent of bad environmental news in recent years, the story of Amur tigers in Russia offered a flicker of optimism. Nearly extinct half a century ago, the tigers rebounded when the government imposed protections, and their numbers remained more
Wader Populations Declining Faster Than Ever
Animals  (tags: animals, birds, waders, declining, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, wildlife )

- 2602 days ago -
According to a new publication by Wetlands International, more than half the populations of waders in Europe, West Asia and Africa are declining at an accelerating rate.
Maasai Mara's Hoofed Mammals in Decline (15 Pictures)
Animals  (tags: animals, hoofed mammals, declining, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, wildlife )

- 2651 days ago -
Populations of ungulates - hoofed mammals - have crashed in Kenya's famous Maasai Mara reserve because of increased human settlement around the unfenced park, according to a new study. Here are some of the species affected
Northern Fur Seal Population Hits Another Low
Animals  (tags: pribilof islands, marine wildlife, northern fur seal, population, declining, endangered, extinction, habitat, protection )

- 2743 days ago -
The 10-year-long decline of the northern fur seal population hit a new low last year with the fewest number of fur seal pups born in the Pribilof Islands in 92 years. "The Pribilof Island pup count is a major marker, and it was down by 4.9 percent since
Aleutian Sea Lions Fade as Eastern Group Grows
Animals  (tags: alaska, marine wildlife, stellar sealions, declining, endangered, extinction, habitat, environment, humans, sadness, protection )

- 2802 days ago -
BULDIR ISLAND: Steller numbers slip to 43 from thousands in '80s. Endangered Steller sea lions in far western Alaska continue to do a disappearing act with already distressed numbers slipping further in some areas, according to a federal survey.
Canadian Killer Whales Face Extinction
Animals  (tags: canada, killer whales, endangered, declining, populations, extinction, tragedy )

- 2843 days ago -
Killer whales in British Columbia's waters could be extinct in as little as a century, wildlife experts have warned. Only 87 resident killer whales now live off the Canadian province, after a 20 per cent decline between 1993 and 2003, and to protect
It's Official, Big Cat Numbers Down to 102
Animals  (tags: tigers, declining, wildlife, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, endangered, extinction, habitat, protection, wildanimals )

- 2980 days ago -
The roar of the big cat is now becoming a whimper with its numbers in the state declining to 102 from 122 in 2005. Hitesh Malhotra, Chief Wildlife Warden, told TOI on Monday that the 2008 census of the big cat has revealed that the tigers are down by 20
Asian Vultures 'Disappearing Faster Than Dodo'
Animals  (tags: asian vultures, brink of extinction, disappearing, declining, conservation )

- 3007 days ago -
Wild Asian vultures could become extinct in 10 years unless officials stop the use of a livestock drug that has caused the birds to decline faster than the dodo, British and Indian scientists have said. A new study shows the population of oriental
Claims of Illegal Trade of Polar Bear Hides in Russia
Animals  (tags: polar bears, endangered, slaughtered, declining, russia, wildlife, illegal trade )

- 3045 days ago -
Internet monitoring carried out from April 2007 to March 2008 revealed 30 adverts offering polar bear skins for sale. Illegal trade in hides of polar bears, a species in steady decline throughout the Arctic is on the rise in Russia, the World Wildlife
Amphibians in Decline
Animals  (tags: amphibians, declining, climate change, animals, AnimalWelfare, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 3075 days ago -
Another restaurant order of frog legs could mean another lost clue to global climate change. Believe it or not, scientists depend on frogs, toads, and other amphibians to detect changes in the overall environment. These small aquatic creatures have highly
Polar Bear Population Seen Declining
Animals  (tags: polar, bear, declining, population )

- 3242 days ago -
WASHINGTON - Two-thirds of the world's polar bears will be killed off by 2050 -- and the entire population gone from Alaska -- because of thinning sea ice from global warming in the Arctic, government scientists forecast Friday.

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