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Trip to the Arctic Refuge Reveals How Far Oil Industry Will Go to Drill Pristine Landscapes

Frances Beinecke | Posted 10.15.2013 | Green
Frances Beinecke

We have successfully beaten back every attempt to exploit the refuge, but that doesn't mean the fight is over. The oil and gas industry is still trying to claim these public lands.

WATCH: What It's Like To Be Eaten By A Grizzly Bear

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.20.2013 | Green

Let's say you're a fish swimming blissfully through the pristine waters of an Alaskan river. Suddenly, you're snatched up by a massive grizzly bear, w...

WATCH: Bear Explores Lobby Of New Mexico Resort

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 08.15.2012 | Green

A bear spent 10 minutes roaming around the lobby of the Angel Fire resort in New Mexico in what's become the latest of bizarre bear encounters in rece...

5 Worst Dads In The Animal Kingdom

Mental Floss | Posted 06.16.2012 | Weird News

Father's Day may be this Sunday, but there are some deadbeat dads in the animal kingdom who shouldn't expect cards this weekend. Male lions selfish...

PHOTOS: The Grizzlies Of Yellowstone

Posted 05.07.2012 | Green

From Douglas H. Chadwick: On a midsummer tundra day in Alaska, I hiked to a hillside overlooking a cascade. The waters thrummed and thundered, some...

What Polar Bears Were Doing Half A Million Years Ago

Posted 04.20.2012 | Science

By: Jennifer Welsh, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 04/19/2012 02:13 PM EDT on LiveScience Polar bears have been chilling on the ice far lon...

Katherine Bindley

A Grizzly Bear Coat Raised $14,000 On Kickstarter? | Katherine Bindley | Posted 04.18.2012 | Technology

The crowd-funding website Kickstarter is known for getting projects -- both practical and noble -- off the ground. There's that watch that syncs i...

What Bears Think When They See Campers

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 01.25.2012 | Arts

The trip to the "wild" holds a romanticized spot in the minds of families across the world, but just how wild are campsites and national parks with ro...

PHOTOS: A Grizzly Drama In The Tetons

Margie Goldsmith | Posted 03.25.2012 | Travel
Margie Goldsmith

"Kind of like a bear soap opera..."

Alaska Expands Aerial Culling Of Bears

Los Angeles Times | Posted 01.18.2012 | Green

Reporting from Seattle— In a new package of policies criticized even by some hunters, the Alaska Board of Game on Tuesday opened the door to aerial ...

Becoming a Skunk

Casey Anderson | Posted 11.06.2011 | Green
Casey Anderson

This summer in Yellowstone National Park, on two separate occasions, two men lost their lives from encounters with grizzly bears. Both of these men did not carry bear pepper spray, and if they would have, they would likely still be alive.

Eco Etiquette: How To Avoid Dangerous Wildlife Encounters

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 10.09.2011 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

Send all your eco-inquiries to Jennifer Grayson at Questions may be edited for length and clarity. I want to get out more in...

Alaska Bear Attack: Myth-Busting Mainstream Media Inaccuracies

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 10.02.2011 | Green
Alaska Dispatch News

Ten things you could learn from the "lamestream media" about this week's Alaska bear attack -- only to be misinformed: 1. Chicago Tribune: The bear ...

Grizzly Severely Mauls Alaska Bear Hunter

Reuters | Posted 07.16.2011 | Green

May 17, 2011 12:34:03 AM ANCHORAGE, Alaska, May 16 (Reuters) - An Alaska bear hunter who was severely mauled by a grizzly over the weekend has been...

Salmon Management Should Include Bears, Whales and other Wildlife

Chris Genovali | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Chris Genovali

As last year's returning wild Pacific salmon headed upstream, scientists spawned a thought-provoking proposal about how taking less salmon might bring more benefits to both ecosystems and economies.

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?

Yellowstone Grizzly Bear Attack: Reflecting on the Root of the Problem

Casey Anderson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Casey Anderson

Though the facts are not entirely clear, one thing can be said for sure. As development and climate change destroy habitat and food sources, bears and humans will be pushed together.

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.

Summer Camp at Sperry Chalet Glacier National Park, Montana

Lisa Mirza Grotts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Lisa Mirza Grotts

John Muir, an American naturalist and founder of the Sierra Club, may never have hiked to the Sperry Chalet, but I think even he would have been impressed by the mountain splendor of its setting.

Would a Grizzly Bear Certify This Fishery?

Chris Genovali | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Chris Genovali

As the Canadian federal inquiry examining the 2009 Fraser River sockeye salmon collapse in British Columbia kicks into full gear, one might be surprised to learn that at the same time, some want to designate this fishery as "eco-certified."

The Ethics of Killing Large Carnivores

Chris Genovali | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Chris Genovali

To evolve our relationship with large carnivores and other wild animals in North America we could start by placing greater emphasis on examining the ethics and morality of the very concept of hunting for sport and entertainment.

Casey Anderson Teaches Best Friend Brutus The Bear How To Swim (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

In anticipation of National Geographic's new US network, Nat Geo Wild, we're previewing various clips from some of their wild new shows. In the premi...

Stephen Colbert's Secret Plan to Defend America

Joe Cirincione | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joe Cirincione

Stephen Colbert's plan to string a microscopically thin razor along our entire border is brutal, indiscriminate, dangerous... and smarter than the nuclear defense we now have.

Q&A: Ken Burns on Climate Change, Wolf Hunting and Why Yellowstone Isn't "Geyser World"

Scott Dodd | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Scott Dodd

"The national parks are the first time in human history that land has been set aside -- not for kings or noblemen or the very rich -- but for everybody, and for all time," Burns said.