SAVE OUR WOLVES 🇳🇴 TWEETSTORM 

Final tweet sheet as of January 20, 2018 here. ***UPDATE - JANUARY 7, 2018*** The Oslo District Court decided (on January 5, 2018) that the Norwegian wolf hunt may continue. The temporary injunction has been dismissed by the court: the wolf hunt in Norway will continue, despite the fact that the wolf is a critically … Continue reading SAVE OUR WOLVES 🇳🇴 TWEETSTORM 

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No ESA Protection For Alexander Archipelago Wolves

The Department of Interiors' announcement that it will not provide Endangered Species Act protection to the Alexander Archipelago Wolves is a significant one for environmentalists as well as the timber industry in Southeast Alaska. Had the wolf been found worthy of listing, the listing process would have impacted timber sales throughout the Tongass National Forest. One cannot help but speculate that the logging industry swayed this decision.

Alaska’s Alexander Archipelago Wolves

The Tongass is one of the few old-growth temperate rainforests in the world and America’s largest national forest. Its towering stands of 700 year old trees provide vital habitat for bears, salmon, Sitka black-tailed deer, goshawks, and—importantly—the rare and dwindling Alexander Archipelago wolf. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service recently found that, because of excessive old-growth logging, this unique subspecies of wolf may warrant listing under the Endangered Species Act.