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Florida Preserve Lets Visitors Hang Out With Wolves

AP | MELISSA NELSON-GABRIEL | Posted 08.07.2014 | Green


Against All Odds Wolf OR-7 Finds Love in Southern Oregon and Spurs Wolf Protection in California

Noah Greenwald | Posted 08.05.2014 | Green
Noah Greenwald

There can be no question now that wolves will repopulate California, as well as western Oregon, where they have been absent for decades. And the Commission's vote to protect wolves represents a tremendous victory for wolf recovery.

The Verdict: Science Behind Stripping Wolf Protections Fatally Flawed

Noah Greenwald | Posted 04.12.2014 | Green
Noah Greenwald

Unless the Obama administration follows the advice of the best science to preserve Endangered Species Act protections for America's wolves, we can be sure they will once again be pushed toward the brink of extinction.

Death of Yellowstone's Most Famous Wolf Is a Troubling Sign of Things to Come

Noah Greenwald | Posted 02.03.2014 | Green
Noah Greenwald

With a gorgeous gray coat and fearless spirit, she was a true rock star from the wolf world. Sadly, a year ago this Friday, 832F crossed the invisible boundary of the national park, entering Wyoming, and was gunned down by a hunter.

Bringing Wolves Back: Snatching Victory From the Jaws of Defeat

Dan Chu | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Dan Chu

We must allow the recovery of wolves to continue under the Endangered Species Act; the job is far from done. Bringing back wolves restores predator-prey interactions that preceded humans and shaped the wild special places that we all love today.

Wolves Should Remain on Endangered Species List

Richard Steiner | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Richard Steiner

Even those in our national parks are hunted and trapped when they cross invisible boundaries, leading to the disintegration of family groups. And ignorant wildlife policies of western state governments continue to sanction the indiscriminate wolf killing that symbolized the wild west of the 19th century.

Give Wolves a Chance

Caitlin Balch-Burnett | Posted 01.23.2014 | Denver
Caitlin Balch-Burnett

What would it take to get wolves into Colorado? Yes, our state does have captive wolves at rehabilitation and education centers like Mission: Wolf. But I'm talking about wild wolves like the ones I've seen in Yellowstone National Park.

New Poll: Americans Love Wolves and Want Them to Stay Protected

Noah Greenwald | Posted 09.21.2013 | Green
Noah Greenwald

Wolves today live in just five percent of their historic range -- hardly enough to consider them recovered in the lower 48 states.

America's Wolves Don't Deserve This

Noah Greenwald | Posted 08.07.2013 | Green
Noah Greenwald

The Obama administration is giving up on America's wolves. On Friday morning, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced its plans to strip Endangered Species Act protections for wolves across most of the lower 48 states.

Federal Government To Propose Lifting Wolf Protections

AP | By MATTHEW BROWN and JOHN FLESHER | Posted 08.07.2013 | Green

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The Obama administration on Friday proposed lifting most remaining federal protections for gray wolves across the Lower 48 st...

Another State Could Allow Wolf Hunting

AP | By JOHN FLESHER | Posted 07.09.2013 | Detroit

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Rick Snyder signed a bill Wednesday that clears the way to schedule Michigan's first gray wolf hunting season since...

Feds To End Gray Wolf Protections?

AP | MATTHEW BROWN and JOHN FLESHER | Posted 06.26.2013 | Green

BILLINGS, Mont. — Federal wildlife officials have drafted plans to lift protections for gray wolves across the Lower 48 states, a move that coul...

Lawmakers Push To Take Gray Wolf Off Endangered Species List

The Huffington Post | Lucia Graves | Posted 03.25.2013 | Green

More than 70 members of Congress wrote to the Obama administration last week requesting that the gray wolf be removed from the endangered species list...

Time to Stop Persecuting Wolves

Dr. Reese Halter | Posted 02.17.2013 | Green
Dr. Reese Halter

When I was a young boy, biologist Farley Mowat's book 'Never Cry Wolf' eloquently described nature and wolves - like the world had never known before....

After Losing Endangered Status, Gray Wolves Shot And Killed Near Yellowstone

AP | By MATTHEW BROWN | Posted 02.09.2013 | Green

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The shooting of collared gray wolves from Yellowstone National Park is prompting Montana wildlife commissioners to consider n...

National Park Unit Should Remain a Sanctuary for Newly Recovered Species

Tom Kiernan | Posted 07.17.2012 | Green
Tom Kiernan

National parks are special places; they should serve as safe refuges for native species and especially for those that have just now recovered enough to be taken off the Endangered Species List.

A Lone Wolf's 7-Month, 2,000 Mile Search For Love

Reuters | Posted 06.06.2012 | Green

By Suzanne Hurt SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 6 (Reuters) - A male wolf that made headlines by becoming the first of its species in more t...

It's Time to Return Wolves to the West Coast

Noah Greenwald | Posted 04.30.2012 | Green
Noah Greenwald

Nearly 60 wolves have moved into Oregon and Washington in recent years. And, in late December, one of those wolves made its way into northern California -- sparking new hopes that wolves may eventually recolonize some of their historic habitat in the Golden State.

Lone Wolf In California Inspires Conservationist Push

Reuters | Posted 04.29.2012 | Green

By Alex Dobuzinskis LOS ANGELES, Feb 27 (Reuters) - A lone gray wolf known as OR-7 has made California home for only two months, but ...

4 Out Of 5 Reintroduced Wolves Found Dead In Mexico

AP | SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN | Posted 04.23.2012 | Green

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The reintroduction of Mexican gray wolves to a mountain range just south of the U.S.-Mexico border as part of an effort to ...

Wolves Are a Great Benefit, Not a Danger, in the Real World

Tom Ortenberg | Posted 04.02.2012 | Entertainment
Tom Ortenberg

The Grey is a great story and thrilling to watch on the big screen, but that's all it is. Fiction. Fantasy. Made up.

Yellowstone Wolves Help Trees Rebound, Study Says

AP | MATTHEW BROWN | Posted 03.03.2012 | Green

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The return of gray wolves has dramatically altered the landscape in portions of Yellowstone National Park, as new trees take ...

Do Not Compare My Dogs to Pigs. Ever.

Jenna Woginrich | Posted 02.28.2012 | Green
Jenna Woginrich

I refuse to see all animals as equals. Call me a speciesist all you like. Livestock raised for our plate are not on the same emotional, societal, or cultural plane as dogs.

Will Gray Wolves Have To Fend For Themselves?

AP | JOHN FLESHER and MATTHEW BROWN | Posted 02.20.2012 | Green

ATLANTA, Mich. — After devoting four decades and tens of millions of dollars to saving the gray wolf, the federal government wants to get out of...

New Plan Would Let Wyoming Ranchers Shoot Gray Wolves On Sight

AP | By BEN NEARY | Posted 10.04.2011 | Green

CHEYENNE, Wyo. -- Wyoming ranchers and hunters fed up with wolves attacking livestock and other wildlife would be able to shoot the predators on sight...