From the daily archives: Tuesday, April 15, 2008

Northern New Mexico rancher kills 39 pronghorn with a shotgun and ATV. By Jeff Jones.

Note this newspaper will let you read one article for free.

A 1997 New Mexico law allows ranchers to shoot “crop-threatening game.”

There is too much of this going on in the West, and it is time for […]

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Record number of grizzly bears were killed in British Columbia last year. By Mark Hume. The Globe and Mail.

Usually about 300 grizzlies are taken. In 2007 it was 430. Is this sustainable?

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‎"At some point we must draw a line across the ground of our home and our being, drive a spear into the land and say to the bulldozers, earthmovers, government and corporations, “thus far and no further.” If we do not, we shall later feel, instead of pride, the regret of Thoreau, that good but overly-bookish man, who wrote, near the end of his life, “If I repent of anything it is likely to be my good behaviour."

~ Edward Abbey