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PNS Daily Newscast - June 1, 2020 


Protests over Floyd killing go global, as U.S. demonstrations focus on multiple recent victims of alleged lethal police misconduct.

2020Talks - June 1, 2020 


Protests continued over the weekend in police killing of George Floyd, with law enforcement in some cities using force against demonstrators. Former VP Joe Biden urged against violence.

Public News Service - NM: Endangered Species & Wildlife

PHOTO: Coyote killed in former coyote-killing contest in Reserve, NM. Photo credit: Ben Mater; Earthwaves Media.

LOS LUNAS, N.M. - A contest to see who can kill the most coyotes in Valencia County, is raising the ire of animal lovers, conservationists, teachers - and even some hunters. In an online petition denouncing the contest, 30 percent of the signers identified themselves as gun owners. The stated purpos

Heidi (28 years old   at Alamogordo - used in Hepatitis B experiments, positive for Hepatitis B).<br />Courtesy: National Institutes of Health.<br />

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - At least ten chimpanzees from New Mexico's Alamogordo Primate Facility, currently being held at a research facility in Louisiana that is losing its funding, are among the 110 that were recently deemed permanently ineligible for biomedical research. But that's not exactly positive

PHOTO: Mexican Gray Wolf. Courtesy: Wolf Conservation Center.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - Mexican gray wolf proponents say the animals do a lot of good for the environment. That's one reason the New Mexico Wilderness Alliance is acting to focus attention on this symbol of wild land. Stephen Capra, executive director of the Alliance, says the wolf suffers due to long

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - Horses in New Mexico are caught between two very different points of view. Gov. Susana Martinez and her administration are joined by animal-rights advocates in opposing horse slaughter in the state. However, the New Mexico Horse Council has conducted a poll of its members that i

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ALBUQUERQUE – New Mexico's profitable hunting and fishing traditions are at risk from increasingly warm winters, according to a new report. The National Wildlife Federation says outdoor enthusiasts are scrambling to adapt to shifts in climate and habitat - and John Cornell says wildlife is, t

LAS CRUCES, N.M. - Hispanic leaders in southwestern New Mexico are calling on Congress and the president to permanently protect the Organ Mountains and nearby Desert Peaks region. Hundreds of letters from Latinos are being sent to Washington, D.C., asking for greater protections for public lands.

SANTA FE, N.M. - It's a bird! It's a plane! It's the Christmas Bird Count! The National Audubon Society's annual Christmas Bird Count brings citizens out to search the skies for the 112th year in a row. One of goals of the count is affirmation of a healthy bird population, although dark clouds could

LAS CRUCES, N.M. - The Bureau of Land Management is planning ahead for large-scale solar development on public lands, outlining 24 Solar Energy Zones in southwestern states. The idea is to find areas with the most solar potential and the least conflict with wildlife and recreation. The Wilderness S

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