Medal Of Honor, Western Gray Wolves, Paying To Burn And A Quote For The Day

On this date in 1865, President Abraham Lincoln signed into law a medal to honor the bravery of Navy personnel. Lincoln’s signature the following summer authorized an Army medal of honor. In the 150 years since, fewer than 3,500 men and women have received the medal.

Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin are removing the gray wolf from their respective endangered species list.

Airlines are now required to pay a price for the carbon dioxide they emit as they fly into and out of European airports.

“Only to the white man was nature a wilderness and only to him was the land ‘infested’ with ‘wild’ animals and ‘savage’ people. To us it was tame, Earth was bountiful and we were surrounded with the blessings of the Great Mystery.” – Luther Standing Bear

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