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Requiem for a Wolf

Michael Lazar | Posted 11.30.2016 | Good News
Michael Lazar

We are all familiar with the term, "life is short." Of course, as human beings with a life expectancy that averages 70 to 80 years, our lives are imme...

Are Dogs Really That Different From Wolves?

Quora | Posted 08.31.2016 | Science
Quora

How are dogs and wolves similar and different? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by...

Personality; Not Just For People Anymore - Part II

Carl Safina | Posted 08.29.2016 | Green
Carl Safina

It's easier to accept that elephants, dolphins, wolves, and dogs have personalities. What's surprising -- until you make individual acquaintances -- is how deep and widespread the phenomenon of personality is.

Personality; Not Just For People Anymore - Part I

Carl Safina | Posted 08.28.2016 | Green
Carl Safina

We are watching "elephants," true enough. But I realize, embarrassed, that I know nothing of how these beings live, of who they are. I scarcely know what it means to be "watching elephants." Cynthia Moss knows, because she's been here, watching, for forty years--more time than any other human has ever watched elephants.

Defenders of Wildlife: Protecting and Recovering Wolves

Jamie Rappaport Clark | Posted 08.26.2016 | Green
Jamie Rappaport Clark

This has been a tough week for wolves and those of us who are committed to their recovery. Wildlife officials in Washington state have made the decisi...

Chronic Killers...

Adam M. Roberts | Posted 08.26.2016 | Green
Adam M. Roberts

It's time for a wholesale re-evaluation of the way we relate to wild animals in this country, the way we exploit animals for human indulgence, and the protection we give to all animals.

'Green News Report' - August 25, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 08.26.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: More than 300 dead, 6 million displaced by flooding in India; President O...

Washington State To Kill Entire Wolf Pack After Livestock Killings

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 08.25.2016 | Green

Wildlife officials in Washington state plan to eliminate an entire pack of endangered gray wolves after the animals began attacking livestock in the a...

Breaking News: Obama Administration Grounds Aerial Hunting, Other Inhumane Predator-Killing Practices On Refuges In Alaska

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 08.03.2016 | Green
Wayne Pacelle

I'm delighted to report that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has followed the National Park Service in prohibiting some of the most wanton and misguided methods utilized to slaughter grizzly bears, black bears, wolves, and coyotes on our public lands in Alaska

Keep Public Lands Public -- And the Wildlife They Protect!

Dan Ashe | Posted 08.05.2016 | Green
Dan Ashe

Woody Guthrie captured something essential about our nation when he penned the classic American song, “This Land is Your Land” more than 75 years ...

Your Dog Is Sending You Messages With His Eyes

Dr. Karen Becker | Posted 08.17.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karen Becker

According to a Japanese study, your dog is communicating with his canine friends (and foes) using his eyes alone. And in fact, some of his facial feat...

End of an Era for Iconic Denali Wolf Pack?

Cristina Eisenberg | Posted 06.21.2016 | Green
Cristina Eisenberg

In 2012, to learn about carnivore ecology in Alaska and celebrate completing my doctorate, my family and I visited Tom Meier, who led Denali National Park's biological program from 2003 until his unexpected death in 2012.

A Millennial Land Ethic: Or What Would Leopold Do Today?

Cristina Eisenberg | Posted 06.13.2016 | Science
Cristina Eisenberg

In the mid-1940s, American conservationist and wildlife biologist Aldo Leopold articulated his now-famous land ethic statement, "A thing is right when...

Endangered Science

Camilla Fox | Posted 05.31.2016 | Science
Camilla Fox

As Americans enjoy this long weekend of remembrance, many will find their way to a national or state park hoping to see wildlife in their natural habi...

Conservation in the Crosshairs: Senate Sportsmen's Bill Mimics Destructive House Version

Jamie Rappaport Clark | Posted 05.16.2016 | Green
Jamie Rappaport Clark

Throughout my career, I've witnessed progress on many conservation issues, including endangered species protection, habitat management and the fight a...

The Essential Guide to Raising Wolves

Quora | Posted 05.02.2016 | Weird News
Quora

What does it take to raise wolves? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with...

On Comparisons Between Dogs and Wolves: Facts Versus Beliefs

Marc Bekoff | Posted 04.28.2016 | Denver
Marc Bekoff

Getting things right in the name of science Over the past week a large number of people have sent me information about two recent essays, one called ...

Scientists Prove Rare Wolves Still Exist, But They're In Real Trouble

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 04.27.2016 | Green

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Brave Owl Defends Its Nest From Hungry Wolves... And Wins!

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 04.18.2016 | Weird News

Think an owl would have a hard time fighting off a pack of hungry wolves? Think again. As the BBC documentary "Super Powered Owls” shows, snowy owls...

TEK and the Return of Wolves, Fire, and Bison

Cristina Eisenberg | Posted 03.21.2016 | Green
Cristina Eisenberg

Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK) is the wisdom indigenous and local people acquire by living on the earth. Rooted in a specific landscape and ba...

Why Conservatives Are Less Evolved Than Gorillas

Cate Montana | Posted 03.16.2016 | Politics
Cate Montana

Animals don't have to be told that part of the responsibility of being a dog or a whale is taking care of members of their family. So -- what is standing in the way of human compassion?

Actor Michael Shannon Redefines Fatherhood, Good & Evil in Midnight Special

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 03.13.2016 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

Ladies, get a hold of some waterproof mascara, 'cause you'll need it! In Jeff Nichols' Midnight Special, actor Michael Shannon gives everyone a daddy...

Wolves, Love, Wounds

Christina Oxenberg | Posted 03.10.2016 | Comedy
Christina Oxenberg

Sometimes you stumble into a fit so right no introduction is necessary. Typical of the human is to take for granted and expect more. We always forget...

Photographer's Travel Date With Wolves Is Completely Surreal

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 01.22.2016 | Arts

For most, wolves are best experienced from a safe distance. A belly-full howl from a faraway, shadowy creature provides ample wolf exposure for the ma...

Quantifying Wildness; Tracking Wolves and Elk in the Rockies

Cristina Eisenberg | Posted 01.08.2016 | Science
Cristina Eisenberg

Since 2008, my colleagues and I have been studying two fires in Waterton Lakes National Park, Alberta. We want to know whether restoring two out of three key ecological forces in this system (fire, wolves) without restoring the third (bison) is sufficient to return this fescue grassland to pre-Euro-American settlement conditions.