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Ranger Arrested in Killing of Gorillas
Animals  (tags: africa, wildanimals, wildlife, habitat, humans, endangered, extinction, killing, mountain gorillas, logging )

- 2219 days ago -
A park ranger has been arrested for allegedly masterminding the massacre of endangered mountain guerrillas, conservationists said Wednesday.Honore Mashagiro, a ranger in Congo's Virunga National Park, is the chief suspect in the slaying last summer of 10
Loomis Logging Puts Lynx in Hard Spot
Animals  (tags: logging, habitat destruction, wildlife, wild animals, lynx, threatened )

- 2225 days ago -
Research is underway but it appears as though the lynx population in north-central Washington has declined in direct proportion to losses in habitat. That very idea however, seems to be lost on the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) as the agency
Digging Their Own Grave? -Burmese Elephants Forced to Clear-Cut Their Own Forest Habitats
Animals  (tags: burma elephants, forced to work, destroying habitat, cruelty, logging, wildlife, destruction )

- 2242 days ago -
Elephants in Burma have long been invaluable labourers in the country's timber industry, nimbly finding their way through forests and dragging heavy fallen trees to rivers for shipping. But as Burma's ruling junta expands logging in the teak forest
Plantations, Logging Threaten Pygmy Elephants: WWF
Animals  (tags: pygmy, elephants, pygmy elephants, habitat, plantation, logging, threaten, conservation, WWF, encroachment, natural habitat )

- 2441 days ago -
KUALA LUMPUR (AFP) - Pygmy elephants unique to Borneo are fast losing their natural habitat to deforestation and human encroachment, a two-year satellite tracking study has revealed, conservation group WWF said Thursday
STLtoday.Com - News - Judge Halts Logging in Owl Habitat
Animals  (tags: habitat, protection, logging, endangered, birds, owls )

- 2449 days ago -
A federal judge issued a preliminary injunction Wednesday to stop Weyerhaeuser Co. from logging in spotted owl habitat on four parcels of private land in Washington. "It really shows the Endangered Species Act still has some teeth in it," said Kenan Block
Logging Could Drive Mountain Caribou to Extinction
Animals  (tags: Caribou, logging, extinction, protection, wildlife, AnimalWelfare )

- 2505 days ago -
Forty-two biologists and botanists have signed a petition urging the governments of British Columbia and Canada to fully protect old growth forest across the range of the endangered mountain caribou. Unless logging of these forests stops, the species....

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