Wolves are sentient beings that feel pain just as humans do. Wolves are highly social and care for one another. Wolves live in family groups, and teach their young how to survive. We cannot afford to lose these remarkable beings that share our planet. We must shift away from the old ways of killing to […]Read More Take Action – Wolves need our help…
Wolf recovery in Wisconsin began in the late 1970s, and after almost forty years, is still ruled by aggressive hunting conservation policies of; kill-them-to-conserve-them. “Increasing human tolerance of large carnivores may be the best way to save these species from extinction,” said co-researcher William Ripple…Also, more large protected areas are urgently needed for large carnivore […]Read More Wisconsin’s wolf management policy is down-right-hostile
Our politicians are once again using wolves as political pawns and resuming their seemingly relentless assault against them. On Wednesday a House Panel approved a bill funding the Department of Interior and the EPA. This bill contains 2 highly toxic riders which would undermine 40 years of recovery and jeopardize the future of wolves. The […]Read More Action Alert! Anti-Wolf Riders in House Bill Funding Dept of Interior
Changing the perceptions of people who have negative views of wolves begins with dialogue. If we want to change this negative to a positive perception we must open the dialogue, and engage, ask questions, and plant seeds – seeds of compassion that will grow into new perceptions of valuing the role wolves play in balancing […]Read More Changing Perceptions by Planting Seeds of Compassion
Source: Being “Mad About Wildlife” and Redecorating Nature Marc Bekoff Ph.D. Animal Emotions Coexistence with animals means living peacefully together. Posted Jun 05, 2012 I’m constantly being asked about how to survive with the animals into whose homes we’ve wantonly trespassed as we incessantly redecorate nature. More and more people say they want to “return to […]Read More “We all make choices about where to live and need to take into account the lives of the animals we’ve affected or are going to bother when we redecorate their homes.” ~Marc Bekoff Ph.D.