Tag Archives: carnivore

New effort to save Scottish wildcats

The BBC tells us about a new project to save iconic wildlife in Scotland. This project is funded by the National Lottery. It certainly wins on cuteness but is it realistic? The Scottish wildcat (Felis silvestris grampia) is gorgeous and … Continue reading

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Farming insects

My fellow blogger narhvalur tells us about entomoculture (insect farming). This is a good business opportunity, partly because of high commodity prices for animal feed. Commodities which include soyabeans (Glycine max). So much for GM soya being a way to … Continue reading

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Is Hunting a Blessing or a Curse?: An Interview with Dr. Paul Curtis, Extension Wildlife Specialist

Originally posted on gabbywild:
http://www.ihuntcanada.com/pics/MarcHunting.jpg In today’s blog post we are privileged to receive an expert perspective of hunting/wildlife management in the United States by Dr. Paul Curtis, Department Extension Leader and Associate Professor in the Department of Natural Resources at Cornell University based in…

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Some weasely things. And the real king of the beasts.

Originally posted on 23thorns:
It’s over. I survived Christmas in retail. Now I just have to come back down to earth and gird my loins for the “year of profound change” that our enthusiastic new management is promising. And wait…

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Mammals in North America

Discussions on Exposing the Big Game and elsewhere got me thinking about the mammals of North America. Opinions and history there are different from the opinions and history here in Britain and elsewhere in the Old World, which you can … Continue reading

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Democracy works for buzzards, forests and badgers

Yesterday I wrote how a daft plan to interfere with buzzards (Buteo buteo) was abandoned after a public outcry. Not long after that a daft plan to sell off our national forests also was abandoned. Today timr6 at Green Living … Continue reading

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