Logging and mining hurting moose populations in Manitoba

The Wilderness Committee is again calling the Manitoba government to account on plummeting moose populations, and encouraging them to fix the problem by addressing the root cause of the decline: industrial activity in our wildlands.

Moose hunt begins

Image via Wikipedia Fredericton, N.B. – ‘We anticipate a harvest of between 2100 and 2200 animals.” Thursday is the first day of New Brunswick’s three-day moose hunt. And up to 6000 hunters are hoping to fill up their freezers. Meanwhile, biologists are on the lookout for reports of a mysterious moose paralysis that’s showed up in Nova…