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Do Indians Really Need This?

Strikes me as stupid, dangerous idea not in the best interests of anyone--esp. Indians--that will encourage ongoing illegal activity such as sale of "Dream Catchers." FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Rachel F. Levin, 612-713-5311 June 15, 2007 Andrea Kirk, 612-713-5449

Lawsuit Filed to Restore Protections for Yellowstone Grizzly Bears

I think this action is a mistake. Recovered species need to be delisted, else the ESA loses its credibility and power. http://www.earthjustice.org/news/press/007/lawsuit-filed-to-restore-protections-for-yellowstone-grizzly-bears.html

Record Lake Trout

Stop Latest Arctic Refuge Oil Grab Take Action!

From: Republicans for Environmental Protection (REP). Legislation Would Designate Refuge a 'Petroleum Reserve' Proponents of oil drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge have come up with a clever camel's nose strategy for getting their way. This week,

Otter skips energy summit due to Girls State, other events

http://64.233.167.104/search?q=cache:TdywAOB02K4J:magicvalley.com/articles/2007/06/14/ap-state-id/d8po71pg2.txt As governors or top policy advisers from 14 Western states met in Deadwood, S.D., Sunday to discuss how to speed&hl=en&ct=clnk&cd=1&gl=us&ie=UTF-8

Victory for Sustainable Use of Elephants

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Safari Club International June 14, 2007 The Hague, Netherlands - The commercial sales of elephant ivory stocks will be allowed after a compromise was reached following nearly two weeks of behind-the-scenes negotiations at the Convention

Great Video

Both friends who sent me this were greatly offended by these antics. Neither, however, had IDed the fish as silver carp (now being used as baitfish in some Midwestern waters). Personally, I can't think of a better use for these aliens than shooting them

Netted whale hit by lance a century ago

I am highly skeptical of the conclusion because the Eskimos were using this same ancient equipment as recently as the 1980s. Maybe they're still using it. I wrote about this outrage in my first book--"Don't Blame the Indians--Native Americans