December 18, 2014 - ScienceDaily
Crows have the brain power to solve higher-order, relational-matching tasks, and they can do so spontaneously, according to new research. That means crows join humans, apes and monkeys as capable of advanced relational thinking.
December 16, 2014 - ScienceDaily
Scientists studied how well dogs can discriminate between different quantities and discovered that wolves perform better than dogs at such tasks. Possibly dogs lost this skill, or a predisposition for it, during domestication.
December 12, 2014 - AM950 The Daily Report
Howling For Wolves Founder Dr. Maureen Hackett joins AM950 - The Daily Report to discuss "the wolf hunt in Minnesota that is going off the rails". Click to listen.
December 11, 2014 - MPR News
MPR News radio: Hunters exceeded the wolf kill numbers, with DNR acquiescence. Protesters demanded immediate stop of wolf hunt in last remaining zone.
December 10, 2014 - Howling For Wolves
Press Release: Minnesota wolf harvest totals exceeds quota; Howling For Wolves demands suspending further wolf hunts. New study shows lethal methods do not help predation on livestock
December 3, 2014 - New York Times
Washington State University analysis suggest, killing wolves may in fact make things worse as packs adapt, move around and increase their reproduction rates - and then kill even more livestock.
December 3, 2014 - PLOS ONE
The Washington State University study found that the number of livestock depredated the following year was positively, not negatively, associated with the number of wolves killed the previous year.
December 3, 2014 - World Wildlife Fund
Half of global wildlife lost, says latest WWF Living Planet Report. Population sizes of vertebrate species - mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and fish - have declined by 52 percent over the last 40 years.
November 26, 2014 - Howling For Wolves
Press Release: Howling For Wolves calls on the Minnesota DNR to end baiting, trapping, and snaring in the upcoming late season of the wolf hunt.
November 14, 2014 - KFGO The Mighty 790 AM Fargo-Moorhead
Dr. Maureen Hackett, president and founder of HFW interviewed at KFGO AM 790 radio - Jack Sunday show. She described the wolf hunt impact on the wolf packs and wolf survival.
November 13, 2014 - AM950 Radio KTNF
Dr. Maureen Hackett interviewed by AM 950 radio The Daily Report hosts Ian Levitt and William Davis. The conversation addressed the negative impact of the wolf hunt on wolf survival and behavior. Click to listen.
November 13, 2014 - Psychology Today
A study in Functional Ecology finds that heavily hunted wolves show changes in reproductive behavior and that there is social disruption of their packs, with long-term consequences.
November 10, 2014 - Star Tribune
Star Tribune Editorial: Don't blame moose decline on wolves. Look to humans, other causes in both species’ struggle to survive.
November 8, 2014 - Howling For Wolves
Over 300 people rallied against the MN Wolf Hunting and trapping Season with Howling For Wolves at the Capitol in St. Paul and simultaneously in Duluth.
November 2, 2014 - Howling For Wolves
On Saturday, November 8, join Howling For Wolves at the state capitol to protest the opening day of the Minnesota recreational wolf hunt. This is the third consecutive hunt and 250 wolves in Minnesota will be killed between November 8 and January 31. The cruel methods of trapping and snaring are barbaric. Wolves are iconic and critical for a balanced ecosystem. #LiveAndLetHowl
September 25, 2014 - Powell Tribune
Hunters sighting in their rifles for the upcoming wolf hunting season in the trophy zone or anytime in the predator zone can lower their aim after a federal judge placed Wyoming wolves back under federal protections.
September 15, 2014 - Howling For Wolves
Press Release: Howling For Wolves announces the first round of pro-wolf candidates they will be supporting in Minnesota’s 2014 General Election.
September 14, 2014 - Politics in Minnesota - Capitol Report
Politics in Minnesota published "Wolf group focuses on House swing districts". HFW is asking its supporters to volunteer and donate on behalf of five House candidates and an attorney general candidate.
September 1, 2014 - 830AM WCCO Fair Fight - The John Hines Show
WCCO Radio 830AM John Hines Show invited the president of Howling For Wolves Dr. Maureen Hackett to tell Minnesotans why the wolf hunt is unnecessary, cruel and not welcomed by vast majority of Minnesotans.
August 27, 2014 - Science Daily
Wolves may be susceptible to yawn contagion, according to a new study. Researchers suggest that contagious yawning may be linked to human capacity for empathy.


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