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B.C. extends public consultation on grizzly and wolf hunt until January 31

The B.C. government has extended its public feedback period from December 31st, 2015 to January 31st, 2016, for two proposals to increase wolf and grizzly bear killing in the Peace Region, Kootenays...

M. Night’s unremarkable Visit, Marlon Brando’s own story and shaky justice in an Indian Court

It’s a slow week at the movies but it’s brought two very good ones: Court and Listen to Me Marlon
Miley Cyrus

Miley Cyrus sounds clarion call against controversial B.C. wolf kill

American pop singer launching social media campaign against helicopter hunting of wolves.
BC’s Caribou Recovery Plan.

BC’s Caribou Recovery Plan: do we want caribou as a species to exist?

We need to stop the bleeding and address the underlying problem, which began with disturbances in lower-elevation forests.
Government acting to save endangered caribou

Government acting to save endangered caribou by shooting wolves

The South Selkirk herd is at high risk of local extinction. Evidence points to wolves being the leading cause of mortality.