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Is Grand Teton Hunt Right in 21st Century?

Todd Wilkinson | Posted 10.27.2014 | Green
Todd Wilkinson

Tom Mangelsen savors the quiet fall. The renowned Jackson Hole wildlife photographer, who has traveled to every continent in search of remarkable animal imagery, considers the autumn mating ritual of North American elk to be among the greatest spectacles of nature.

Men and Women: Their Changing Roles

Laverne H. Bardy | Posted 10.21.2014 | Fifty
Laverne H. Bardy

Recent years show the line between male and female roles is becoming blurred. Men are taking a more active part in homemaking and child rearing, and women are thriving in the business world.

Wildlife Killing Contests and the Failure of Government

Travis Bruner | Posted 10.09.2014 | Green
Travis Bruner

This winter, wildlife in the northern Rocky Mountains will likely be terrorized by a swarm of armed humans elbowing and off-roading each other out of the way in a frenzied race to see who can kill the most animals in 72 hours during Idaho's "Predator Derby."

Q&A With Beth Vrabel About Her Novel "Pack of Dorks"

Mary Pauline Lowry | Posted 10.07.2014 | Books
Mary Pauline Lowry

In a starred review, Kirkus Review writes: "Lucy's perfectly feisty narration, the emotionally resonant situations and the importance of the topic all elevate this effort well above the pack." I spoke with Beth Vrabel about "Pack of Dorks."

A Victory to Be Celebrated During the Long and Drawn Out War on Wolves

Jamie Rappaport Clark | Posted 10.02.2014 | Green
Jamie Rappaport Clark

Wyoming's wolf management plan was found to be inadequate. Now Wyoming must go back and revise its management plan and the Service must provide an opportunity for additional public comment.

A Visit to Wolf Connection

Kate Neligan | Posted 11.24.2014 | Impact
Kate Neligan

For so long our collective view of wolves has been negative and we may think of them with fear. However, these beautiful creatures are actually very skittish, sweet, and gentle beings that are here to teach us about leadership and partnership.

Alastair Fothergill Reveals the Bare Facts About Disneynature's Latest Documentary, Bears

Jim Hill | Posted 10.07.2014 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

For three weeks back in 2012, a team of photographers had their cameras trained on an Alaskan bear den. All with the hope that this would then make compelling footage for Disneynature's next documentary, Bears.

Florida Preserve Lets Visitors Hang Out With Wolves

AP | MELISSA NELSON-GABRIEL | Posted 10.01.2014 | Green

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Endangered Wolf Cubs Born In Wild For First Time In Decades

AP | Posted 09.17.2014 | Green

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The first known litter of Mexican gray wolves has been born in the wild as part of a three-year effort to re-introduce the subspe...

Howling for Wolves and Voting Rights in Michigan

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 09.08.2014 | Green
Wayne Pacelle

It's a sad circumstance when lawmakers and their allies in the trophy-hunting community try to squelch the voting rights of citizens, in their zeal to kill animals who are rare, who've harmed no one, and who have a rightful place in this great state.

'Baaaaaaaad' Politics

Travis Bruner | Posted 09.06.2014 | Green
Travis Bruner

The idea of it -- sheep grazing high in the mountains of the rugged West, lambs tagging along behind their mothers, shepherds on horseback and dogs ke...

WATCH: This Little Wolf Pup's Noises Will Melt Your Heart

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 06.17.2014 | Green

Forget howling at the moon -- can all wolves just start hiccuping like Nikai? Nikai is the newest addition to the Wolf Conservation Center in South...

Coyote Ugly -- the Violent Sequel

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 08.12.2014 | Green
Wayne Pacelle

Any decent-minded person agrees that purposely wounding a wild animal so that it can be tortured by a pack of dogs is a blood sport, akin to animal fighting. It should be illegal, and the people who do it should be held accountable.

'Green News Report' - June 5, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 08.05.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Republicans attack Obama EPA's proposed CO2 emissions standards... but ...

Born to Be Wild: Why Wolves Are and Dogs Aren't

Dr. Karen Becker | Posted 05.25.2014 | Green
Dr. Karen Becker

Because dogs and wolves are so genetically similar, humans have made assumptions about the sensory development of young wolves based on what we know a...

Kids to Secretary Jewell: Follow the Science

Leda Huta | Posted 05.25.2014 | Green
Leda Huta

Last week we posted a video reply from the young person Secretary Jewell referenced in a public appearance in Washington, D.C. She asked Secretary Je...

Idaho's Wolf-Killing Atrocity Continues

Noah Greenwald | Posted 05.24.2014 | Green
Noah Greenwald

Wolves are being persecuted in Idaho with the same kind of repulsive attitude that nearly drove them to extinction 100 years ago. Only now it's happening under the official state flag.

Despite Howling of Humans -- Silencing of the Wolves

Brenda Peterson | Posted 05.21.2014 | Green
Brenda Peterson

Grasslands, native plants, even songbirds return when wolves are restored to their rightful place.

Group Retracing 1,200-Mile Journey Of Famed Wolf

AP | By JEFF BARNARD | Posted 05.19.2014 | Green

GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — Wildlife advocates are preparing to retrace the 1,200-mile path of a wandering wolf whose trek in 2011 across Oregon and Ca...

I'm With Stupid: River-Changing, Liberal Wolves Kidnapped My Aunt

Todd Hartley | Posted 05.14.2014 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

Every time the British guy said the word "deer," the movie showed footage of elk. If the film's director doesn't know a deer from an elk, why should I trust him to get anything else right?

Fish and Wildlife Service: It's Time for a Serious Course Correction on Wolves

Jamie Rappaport Clark | Posted 04.20.2014 | Green
Jamie Rappaport Clark

I cannot say I was surprised by the recent peer review report on wolf delisting from a panel of independent scientists. They unanimously concluded that the U.S Fish and Wildlife Service's proposal to strip federal protections for gray wolves across nearly all of the lower 48 states was not supported by the best available science.

Michigan Wolves Don't Need to Die

Matthew Bershadker | Posted 04.19.2014 | Green
Matthew Bershadker

Protected since 1973 under the Endangered Species Act, Michigan wolves were delisted at the start of 2012. By the end of that year, Governor Rick Snyder signed legislation declaring them fair game for hunting. Why? Because... Well, that's a tough question to answer.

Independent Peer Review Panel Rejects Science Behind Secretary Jewell's Proposal to Delist Wolves

Leda Huta | Posted 04.12.2014 | Green
Leda Huta

The Endangered Species Coalition and many other organizations in the conservation community have long contended that Secretary Jewell's proposal to kick wolves off the Endangered Species List is unscientific and deeply flawed.

Wolf's Howl Still Echoes

Michael Sean Comerford | Posted 03.19.2014 | Travel
Michael Sean Comerford

Roadside Oil Boom North Dakota's oil boom could be seen in this farmer's field on the Bakken Formation, one of hundreds I saw along with fires burn...

The Real Truth About Rescuing Dogs -- and Wolves

Nicole Wilde | Posted 03.24.2014 | Green
Nicole Wilde

When you bring a dog home from a shelter or adopt one from a rescue, you're doing a noble thing. You're taking a dog whose days might be numbered, a...