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Ontario Provincial Police say a man was killed in a shooting near a wildlife area in a rural municipality in southwestern Ontario. Residents of the small southwestern Ontario community of Clinton have a lot more questions than answers about a police operation in the area.
A committee of MPs have given the Government a 'red card' for its efforts to prevent flooding, cut air pollution and protect wildlife The Government has been given the "red card" for its efforts to cut air pollution, protect wildlife and prevent flooding, by a committee of MPs. The Environmental Audit Committee has assessed 10 areas of environmental policy under the coalition, which David Cameron promised would be the "greenest government ever".
A baby peregrine falcon has been rehabilitated and released after its parents took up residence at a Midland power plant this summer. The Midland Daily News reports the falcons nested at the Midland Cogeneration Venture, where an 880-acre cooling pond draws other birds such as bald eagles.
Radar technology used to protect military convoys can be adapted to help central Idaho drivers avoid collisions with deer and elk on State Highway 75, a company says. "This is technology adapted from military use to animal detection," Sloan Security Technologies company co-founder Brian Sloan said about the equipment initially used in Iraq and Afghanistan.
A nudist resort in Northern California has been accused of stealing of water from a local creek during the state's severe drought, according to local media. Nudists accused of stealing water to fill swim pool A nudist resort in Northern California has been accused of stealing of water from a local creek during the state's severe drought, according to local media.
A baby white faced saki monkey has been born to first time parents Cory and Mia at Combe Martin Wildlife and Dinosaur Park. "Due to the strong bloodlines of our sakis we are one of only a handful of collections in the UK currently allowed to breed this species by the European Endangered Species Program co-coordinator, which is such a privilege," she said.
"A bit of a random shot from me, but the opportunity was too good to pass up when I passed this Greylag Goose stood on the river wall at Wapping yesterday THIS fine collection of images celebrating British flora and fauna is a reminder that it's often all too easy to overlook what's on your doorstep. From domestic back gardens to windswept, isolated cliff faces, these award-winning shots were taken at a variety of locations close to home.
The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department is reminding migratory game bird hunters that they must register with the Federal Harvest Information Program each year. All states are required to provide a list of hunters' names to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, which uses it for their national migratory game bird harvest surveys.
Police say six people were injured, one critically, in a shooting outside a bar in Alaska, and the suspects remain at large. Police say six people were injured, one critically, in a shooting outside a bar in Alaska, and the suspects remain at large.
Wildlife rehabilitation experts are working to keep two baby opossums alive after the mother was apparently beaten to death with a sharp rock. The 2-year-old mother with two babies in her pouch was found in critical condition by a security guard outside an industrial building in Fontana last week, the Press-Enterprise reported.
Ontario Provincial Police say a man is dead in a shooting near a wildlife area in a rural municipality in southwestern Ontario. Police say the man died in a shooting around 5 p.m. Saturday in Clinton, a community in Central Huron, but say only that an investigation is continuing.
A couple of weeks ago, my colleague Katherine and I had a lovely start to the day, as up on the Washland viewpoint at RSPB Lakenheath Fen, where the water levels were low, stood several little egrets and grey herons. The grey herons were a mixture of sizes and colours, as some were juveniles.
The recent arrests of six suspected poachers on a vast wildlife reserve in Mozambique is seen by conservationist as rare good news in a country that has long been seen as lacking the will and resources to stem the slaughter of elephants and other species under threat. The poaching ring had been operating in the Niassa National Reserve, which is twice the size of South Africa's flagship Kruger National Park, where the rhino population has been hit hard by poachers, many of whom cross over from Mozambique.
CALLOUS BEHAVIOUR: The remains of a burnt out wheelie bin at Kennedy's Pond, a picturesque conservation area in Cotherstone in Teesdale CALLOUS BEHAVIOUR: The remains of a burnt out wheelie bin at Kennedy's Pond, a picturesque conservation area in Cotherstone in Teesdale Sometime overnight on Tuesday, September 2, a stolen wheelie bin was dragged to Kennedy's Pond in Cotherstone, in Teesdale, County Durham, and set alight. Log seating was also caught up in the blaze and the offenders removed wood from the dog stile and used it to stir the fire before throwing it, along with other litter and debris, into the pond.
All those runners who are sparked into preserving nature and wildlife should look into the Red Wolf Rampage 5K/10K Trail Run on September 27 in Rising Sun, Indiana. The race is located at the Red Wolf Sanctuary & Raptor Rehab Center and sponsored by their charity which holds a 452-acre preserve right there with all sorts of scenic and wild land with a variety of native wildlife and other rescued animals.
A proposed conservation plan for the National Elk Refuge in northwest Wyoming includes building wildlife crossings over a highway, restoring beavers to wetlands and allowing wildfires to burn naturally. The proposed plan, which was released this past week, outlines goals for the refuge over the next 15 years.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 02:01 am
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