Entries by Judd Dunagan

FRIENDS OF CAPE WILDLIFE FUND-RAISER

Description: The auction will run to Dec 20, 2016, with proceeds going to Friends of Cape Wildlife to support The Pegasus Foundation which is working to secure a long-term future for the Cape Wildlife Center in Barnstable. The Center provides compassionate medical care and innovative rehabilitation to sick, injured and orphaned birds, mammals and reptiles. Our priority is to return wildlife, […]

Assemblyman Cymbrowitz’ Mute Swan Bill Signed into Law by Gov. Cuomo

Noting that the third time was the charm, Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz (D-Brooklyn) announced tonight that his legislation (A.9289) saving the state’s mute swans from a government-sanctioned death sentence – vetoed twice previously despite igniting the collective passions of thousands of animal-loving New Yorkers and wildlife advocacy groups — has been signed into law by Governor […]

How Tourism Impacts Wildlife Species

Visiting a national park or wildlife area can be an incredible experience. There’s nothing quite like getting close to nature to revitalize your soul. But before planning your next trip to the great outdoors, take a moment to consider the effects of tourism on wildlife. It is a well-known fact that the tourism industry’s primary […]

How Can Technology Help Us Save Endangered Species

Many of our Earth’s animals have become endangered species, and they are in danger of becoming extinct. This must be stopped or we will lose entire species forever. Global warming is a key factor in the threat to our wildlife populations. Many different species natural habitats are being severely affected by global warming and weather […]

Human Impact on Environment and Animals

Many scientists believe that the Earth is in the throes of the sixth mass extinction of the past 500 million years. More species of plants and animals are dying out since the end of the Cretaceous period 65 million years ago. On Normal And Abnormal Extinction Rates While extinction is a normal phenomenon, it typically occurs at […]

Combat Illegal Wildlife Trade

People often assume that pollution and habitat loss are the only things that put animals in danger, but many species are also threatened by individuals who want to exploit them to make significant profits. According to the World Wildlife Fund, the illegal wildlife trade is the second largest threat to wildlife diversity and the greatest […]

Cape Wildlife Center to stay open until March 1

By Rohma Abbas | Nov 11, 2016 at 12:28 PM The countdown to the closing of the Cape Wildlife Center has been reset. On Friday, the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) announced in a statement that the center would continue operations until March 1, thanks to a partnership with the Pegasus Foundation, an animal-welfare charity. HSUS and its affiliate […]

Cape Wildlife Center to remain open through winter months

By Dylan McGuinness | Nov. 11, 2016 The Cape Wildlife Center will continue operating through March 1, allowing more time for residents and those interested in animal care to develop a long-term plan for the animals it cares for, according to a statement from the Humane Society of the United States. The extension was made […]

Cape Wildlife Center to stay open through March 1

The Cape Wildlife Center will continue to operate through the winter while a longer term plan for the Barnstable-based facility is developed, according to a statement from the Humane Society of the United States.   The Humane Society and The Pegasus Foundation have joined forces to keep the wildlife animal rehabilitation center located on Route […]

Facts About Endangered Species

When you hear the syntagm “endangered species,” you may often wonder how some populations are in such great danger of vanishing. Certainly, we, humans play the most significant role in crushing the chances of long-term survival of currently threatened species creatures like the saola, the Amur leopard, or the Philippine eagle. If we think of […]