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Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem

Beyond Yellowstone: When Conservationists Play Offense

Zachary Podmore | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Zachary Podmore

When conservation plays offense, what's at stake is not so much some future loss, but a linked and living landscape that's out there right now, a landscape where it is still possible to see five bears pass by a campfire in a single night.

It's Official: Whitebark Pine Trees are Endangered by Climate Change

Matt Skoglund | Posted 09.18.2011 | Green
Matt Skoglund

This is the first time that the federal government has declared a widespread tree species in danger of imminent extinction because of climate change.

Idaho Pastor Calls For 'Open Season' on Yellowstone Grizzlies

Todd Wilkinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Todd Wilkinson

Kerry Gunther, Yellowstone's chief grizzly biologist, figured that the odds of being attacked by a grizzly in Yellowstone are one in 2,000,000. The odds of being struck by lightning are one in 500,000. Is the reverend also cursing the sky?

Whitebark Pine: Functionally Gone in Much of the Greater Yellowstone

Louisa Willcox | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Louisa Willcox

"We've been saying that whitebark pine will be functionally lost in the ecosystem. I would say now that it has already been functionally lost in much of the ecosystem," Jesse announces flatly.