The Pleistocene epoch that began 2.6 million years ago sent ice in waves through Yosemite. Glaciers gouged out great valleys…
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This summer, three of us were hiking in Alaska’s western Brooks Range when we encountered a pack of eight wolves….
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Animals have been blocked from migration, their food chains disrupted. Now, exotic weeds, insects and diseases can use the lengthy scar as a nick point for invasion, ultimately disrupting far more than what human border-crossers can do. Photo by Greg Bulla on UnsplashMore
When a bear kills a person in the wild, that’s no reason to enact laws making it easier to kill bears. Rather respect that bears are wild creatures and be cautious when in their territorMore
Predators do kill game and livestock, but no game species in the United States is suppressed by predation, and overpopulated species like elk and deer lack the predators needed to maintain their health and that of native ecosystems.More
The ashy storm-petrel, threatened by mice on the Farallon Islands.
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“…we can efficiently and affordably undo our ancestors’ shortsighted decision to erase wolves from America’s wild place.”
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“Wolf proponents see western Colorado as an empty wilderness, not acknowledging the combustion engine, or Interstate-70.”
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