Shane Colton: Ensuring that Montana residents survive and thrive for future generations | Columnists

Shane Colton: Ensuring that Montana residents survive and thrive for future generations |  Columnists

SHANE COLTON As a lifelong angler and hunter, fifth-generation Montanan and immediate past chairman of Montana’s Fish Wildlife and Parks Commission, I can assure you that the wildlife in Montana and our nation are facing an crisis. Nationwide, one-third of wildlife species are at heightened risk of extinction. Here in Montana, our wildlife agency has … Read more

Tucson shovel-nosed snake needs protection, Center for Biological Diversity says in lawsuit

Tucson shovel-nosed snake needs protection, Center for Biological Diversity says in lawsuit

Posted Jun 28, 2022, 5:53 pm Jacob Owens TucsonSentinel.com Claiming the federal government has failed to protect the Tucson shovel-nosed snake, the Center for Biological Diversity sued the US Fish and Wildlife Service, asking a court to declare the snake an endangered species. The 16-page lawsuit, filed last week by the Tucson-based environmental group, is … Read more

The North Atlantic and Indo-Pacific are linked

The North Atlantic and Indo-Pacific are linked

As NATO’s Madrid summit approaches, some allies are pushing back against more robust language about China and Indo-Pacific security issues in the alliance’s new “Strategic Concept.” It is understandable that Europeans are more focused on the immediate security threats posed by Russian President Vladimir Putin’s ongoing war on Ukraine than on what some may view … Read more