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Perspectives in Wolf Conservation

In an ideal world, everyone would agree on the best ways to manage and conserve wildlife. In reality, however, it can be hard to separate wildlife management from the politics of the day. 223 more words


I'm a Wolf Biologist

To be a good field biologist, an individual needs more than just “book smarts.” A strong understanding of the biological sciences is definitely essential. However, there are a number of other unique skills and experiences that are necessary to be involved in the day-to-day, hands-on management of wildlife. 224 more words


Animal politics

During this particular period in the semester, I found myself researching peculiar animals. This inevitably led to swarm of information regarding the impending destruction of pretty much every species on the planet and yes you guessed it, at the hands of humans. 191 more words

Why the world's last few snow leopards are dying at the hands of humans

Approximately 4,000 snow leopards live across central Asia, but humans have killed as many as 450 since 2008. These killings are largely carried out by either poachers, who hope to sell the animal’s valuable pelts, claws, and teeth, or by herders, whose livestock has been preyed on by snow leopards. 105 more words

The Christian Science Monitor

Living Planet Report 2016

GR:  The Living Planet Index, which measures abundance levels of 14,152 monitored populations of 3,706 vertebrate species, continues to show a downward trend. On average, monitored species declined by 58% between 1970 and 2012.  263 more words

Nature Conservation

Yesterday's news

Sometimes my mind vomits phrases, dented and garbled from their time spent in that dark and filthy hovel, and I wonder where I’ve heard it before. 734 more words

Endangered Species

Legal wrangling continues over rare oil patch plants

Federal court says U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service must take another look at listing decision

Staff Report

There’s a new legal twist in the long-running battle over… 558 more words