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Federal agency plans to lift grizzly protections

By MIKAL OVERTURF/Montana State News

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service officially proposed to remove Yellowstone grizzly bears from the Federal Endangered Species list on March third of this year. 260 more words

Environment

Bat disease could impact farming costs

By MEGAN AHERN and ALEXANDRA DUBIN/Montana State News

A deadly fungal disease that is easily communicable has scientists across the country stumped devising methods to prevent or slow its spread. 791 more words

Business

An Open Letter to Tilikum

And here we are, back at orcas again. But with the news that SeaWorld will be phasing out orca shows and stopping all captive breeding, they are on my mind again. 884 more words

Creative Writing

Bullock's bison plan draws foes and fans

By LILLY BROGGER/Montana State News

Ranchers and environmentalists have long been at odds over bison management and a recent ruling has revitalized concern. Bison will now be allowed to roam in the area surrounding Yellowstone National Park in Montana year-round. 516 more words

Outdoors

Local bear sanctuary celebrates 12 years

By MEGAN AHERN/Montana State News

Montana Grizzly Encounter a Bozeman bear sanctuary and public education center, commemorated 12th successful year on Jan. 17. Co-owner and founder Ami Testa had two reasons to celebrate. 305 more words

People

Yahoo under pressure over ivory sale on its auction site

About 1.1 million people have signed a petition demanding the withdrawal of ivory sell off in Yahoo’s auction site saying it supported a trade fueling wild elephants’ slaughter. 358 more words

Ivory

Volunteering with Elephants

Our time volunteering at Wildlife Friends Foundation Thailand (WFFT) was an incredible experience. We worked with the elephants which was truly eye opening. Overall there were 16 elephants rescued at the sanctuary and each had different issues and problems related to their pre rescue life. 833 more words