Pygmy rabbit rescue hops into public spotlight

The pygmy rabbit, whose size is not much bigger than a man’s hand, was thought to be nearing extinction in Washington’s Columbia basin in 2003. Since that time, wildlife officials have undertaken to save the furry critter and today some 20 of them are, so to speak, back in their native holes.

By |2013-10-17T15:17:32+00:00October 14th, 2013|Just the Facts Radio|Comments Off on Pygmy rabbit rescue hops into public spotlight

Federal regulators have bats in their belfries!

Bats are struck by blades traveling 100 to 200 mph at their tips or felled by “barotrauma,” sudden air pressure changes that explode their lungs, as explained in a 2008 Scientific American article “On a wing and low air: The surprising way wind turbines kill bats.”

By |2013-04-09T10:57:57+00:00April 8th, 2013|CFACT Insights|Comments Off on Federal regulators have bats in their belfries!

Eagle killers get off scot free?

Free-market advocates have a hard time explaining that being anti-environmentalist is not the same as being anti-environment. Big Green has done such a thorough job of casting itself as nature's selfless, altruistic guardian that supporters don't even notice that their rants against "money-grubbing polluters" always end with "Send Money."

By |2013-04-17T16:08:43+00:00July 19th, 2012|CFACT Insights|Comments Off on Eagle killers get off scot free?