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salmon and wildlife

Salmon for Wildlife Elected officials need to hear public support for allocating  salmon to bears. The federal Minister of Fisheries and Oceans makes decisions every day that effect the allocation of salmon to various interests.  Until very recently, wildlife were never mentioned in the decision-making process.   Now, a policy exists that states the ecosystem, specifically […]

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Conservation Ethics

A grizzly bear looks down from a stream bank in the Great Bear Rainforest.

Photo by Eric Sambol. Our conservation ethics Human influences, inadvertent and intended, continue to threaten the survival of wildlife populations. Although rarely considered, habitat destruction, trophy hunting, and over-exploitation of food resources also cause suffering of individuals through displacement, stress, starvation, and reduced security. Yet the notion that animal welfare applies to wildlife has escaped […]

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