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Rushing into a World without Gray Wolves or Grizzly Bears

Rushing into a World without Gray Wolves or Grizzly Bears

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 11, 2017 3

Grizzly bears and wolves. Other than bison, does America have any mammals more representative of our nation? Unfortunately for them, grizzly bears and wolves are predators, and that sets them apart from bison. It

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Video: 20 Years after the Return of the Wolf

Video: 20 Years after the Return of the Wolf

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 17, 2015 4

This year, 2015, marks the 20th anniversary of the wolf’s return to Yellowstone National Park. On January 12, 1995, eight gray wolves from Alberta, Canada, were reintroduced into the park and became the first to

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Could Biodiversity Keep Humans Healthier?

Could Biodiversity Keep Humans Healthier?

Derek Ward July 13, 2015 0

With an increase in Lyme disease in the U.S. this spring, ecologists are searching for ways to control the spread of the disease. Recent evidence suggests that a higher biodiversity within ecosystems may in

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Endangered Species List May Not Be Best for Animals at Risk

Endangered Species List May Not Be Best for Animals at Risk

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 6, 2015 19

Gray wolves in the Great Lakes region received some good news last month. In a surprise, unusual ruling on December 19, 2014, United States District Judge Beryl A. Howell ordered that gray wolves in

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Bison and Wolves: Is Culling Once-Threatened Species Justified?

Bison and Wolves: Is Culling Once-Threatened Species Justified?

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 30, 2014 15

As many as 900 Yellowstone National Park American bison may be exterminated in winter 2014-2015. It’s estimated that our nation’s last, pure herd of free-ranging bison that have managed to continuously live on their

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USDA Wildlife Services Killed More Than Four Million Animals in 2013. Was It Justified?

USDA Wildlife Services Killed More Than Four Million Animals in 2013. Was It Justified?

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 19, 2014 11

Wildlife Services, part of the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, set off a firestorm of criticism recently when it released data showing that in 2013 the agency killed

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