California State Officials Approve Regulations To Reduce Endangered Whale And Sea Turtle Entanglements In Crab Gear Off The Coast

California state officials have released a final rule to reduce the risk of endangered whale and sea turtle entanglement in commercial Dungeness crab gear. The new regulations, which went into effect on November 1st, were prompted by steep annual increases in reported whale entanglements and…

Breaking! 351 Sea Turtles Found Dead Off The Coast Of Baja California Where 137 Sea Lions Perished Last Week

Photo by: Centro Mexicano de Derecho Ambiental  Environmental groups recently announced that a total of 351 loggerhead sea turtles have been found dead so far this year in the same area of Baja California coastline where authorities also found 137…

Humane Society Of The United States Deploys Rescuers To Evacuate Animals To Safe Havens As Tropical Storms Threaten The Gulf Coast

As much of the Gulf Coast braces for Tropical Storms Marco and Laura, the Humane Society of the United States is coordinating the transport of more than 220 dogs and cats from animal shelters in cities throughout Louisiana, as well as Beaumont,…