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Environment

The Quick Read: The animal cruelty behind America’s trapping boom

Fur coats fell out of fashion years ago in the United States. But foreign demand for luxury fur garments made from the pelts of American wildlife has surged in recent years, sparking a Gold Rush-like trapping boom across parts of rural America. The activity is legal and regulated by state wildlife agencies. But it is

Jan 19, 2016
Environment

Cat fight

In this episode of Reveal, we take a look at two cats whose fates diverged – one, an invasive predator, is encouraged to thrive and hunt; the other, a native wildcat, is being hunted and trapped.

Jan 16, 2016
Environment

How cruelty killed the bobcat

In many states in the U.S., it’s legal to trap and kill bobcats. But the tools that are used – steel-jaw traps and choke poles – led us to examine what’s really at stake: how we define cruelty.

Jan 16, 2016
Environment

How Fire Feeds

Last summer, three fires ravaged Lake County, California. Use our new interactive tool to take a deeper look at where and how these blazes spread.

Jan 12, 2016
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