Kinship Circle - 2008-10-15 - Aug-Oct Updates - 13

Kinship Circle: Updates, August-October 2008

 

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9. Bush Admin VS. Gray Wolves: GOP Losing

 

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CONSERVATIONISTS WIN LAWSUIT TO PROTECT GRAY WOLVES IN GREAT LAKES

 

DATE: 9/29/08

 

SOURCE: Court Orders Bush Admin to Retain Protections for Wolves...

www.biologicaldiversity.org/news/press_releases/2008/gray...

 

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Judge Paul L. Friedman of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia today ordered the Bush administration to retain protection for gray wolves in the Great Lakes area under the Endangered Species Act. The Court’s order and accompanying opinion were issued in response to a lawsuit brought by conservationists challenging the Bush administration’s effort to unlawfully apply the Endangered Species Act to the status of gray wolves...

 

DELISTING OF GRAY WOLVES IN YELLOWSTONE & NORTHERN ROCKIES RESCINDED

 

DATE: 9/17/08

 

SOURCE: Save America’s Wolves, www.savewolves.org

 

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In March 2008, the Bush/Cheney Administration eliminated Endangered Species Act protections for wolves in Greater Yellowstone and the Northern Rockies. For months, wolves were slaughtered… until conservation groups prevailed in court and restored federal protections for these magnificent animals. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) officials say they plan to rescind the plan to delist gray wolves in Greater Yellowstone and the Northern Rockies sometime soon and place them back under federal protections...

 

TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT GRAY WOLVES PERMANENTLY:

 

Speak Up For the Gray Wolf Today

salsa.democracyinaction.org/o/2167/t/5243/petition.jsp?pe...

 

Help Ensure a Lasting Future for Wolves in Greater Yellowstone and the Northern Rockies

action.defenders.org/site/PageServer?pagename=savewolves_...

 

KINSHIP CIRCLE REFERENCES:

 

3/29/08: Gray Wolf Hunts Planned After De-Listing

www.kinshipcircle.org/updates/updates_apr-jun_2008.html#a...

 

4/27/04: Western Gray Wolves Under Attack

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