Tag: Welfare Cattle

Livestock’s Impact on Wilderness

by George Wuerthner as published on The Wildlife News “There is probably no activity that does more damage to our public lands, and in particular, degrades our wilderness areas, than livestock production…” Livestock grazing occurs on some 260 million acres of federal lands, including lands administered by the […]

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House Votes to Evict Native Elk From National Park in California to Prioritize Private Cattle Ranching

Source: Center for Biological Diversity “This shortsighted bill endangers hundreds of elk while handing control of irreplaceable coastal open space over to private interests…” WASHINGTON— The House of Representatives rammed through legislation today that would allow hunting or eviction of native tule elk from large portions of Point […]

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Targeted Grazing Scam

By George Wuerthner as published on The Wildlife News The Idaho BLM is implementing what is sometimes called “targeted grazing” with livestock in an effort to reduce large wildfires. The theory is that if livestock graze enough of the “fuel”, then large wildfires like the 600,000 Murphy Complex […]

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Public Records Sought on EPA, Beef Lobby Collusion to Weaken Water Protections

Press Release from: Biological Diversity.org Livestock operations have polluted 35,000 miles of U.S. rivers and contaminated groundwater in 17 states. Each year American beef production creates 489 billion pounds of manure. WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity submitted a Freedom of Information Act request today seeking communications between […]

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