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African Wild Dogs Are the First Heat-Adapted Species Shown to Be Suffering from Climate Change

African Wild Dogs Are the First Heat-Adapted Species Shown to Be Suffering from Climate Change

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 22, 2017 1

Polar bears struggling to find the ice floes they need for hunting and survival became the icon of climate change and our rapidly warming planet decades ago. And we’ve often heard how hotter temperatures

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Videos: Watch Tigers Being Released into the Wild

Videos: Watch Tigers Being Released into the Wild

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 17, 2017 0

Watching wild animals being returned to their natural habitats after an accident or injury is immensely gratifying and often thrilling. Restoring even just a bit of nature makes our hearts instinctively feel that a

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Losing Wildlife Hurts Biodiversity—and Our Bottom Lines

Losing Wildlife Hurts Biodiversity—and Our Bottom Lines

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 1, 2017 1

Wildlife tourism—tourism specifically based on encounters with undomesticated animals—accounts for 20 to 40 percent of the total $1 trillion annual, global tourism industry. This comes from a paper published in late 2015 in the

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Video: The Lost California Grizzlies

Video: The Lost California Grizzlies

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 20, 2017 3

Although prominently featured on the California flag, a wild grizzly bear hasn’t been seen in the state since the 1920s. In the early 1800s, about 50,000 grizzlies roamed between the Pacific Ocean and the

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Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem Grizzly Bears Just Lost Federal Protections

Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem Grizzly Bears Just Lost Federal Protections

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 18, 2017 1

Later this month, in late July 2017, Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem grizzly bears outside Yellowstone National Park and nearby Grand Teton National Park will lose their Endangered Species List protections. Jurisdiction over the bears will

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Quickly Losing Protections: Our Birds, Lands and Oceans

Quickly Losing Protections: Our Birds, Lands and Oceans

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 20, 2017 3

One hundred and eleven years ago, the American Antiquities Act of 1906 was passed. It authorizes the president to designate federally managed lands as national monuments in order to conserve important archaeological, historic and

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