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The Carnivore Way: All Who Wander Are Not Lost

Cristina Eisenberg | Posted 12.09.2014 | Science
Cristina Eisenberg

Obstacles to this basic need to roam, such as human development, can provide formidable threats to long-term survival of many species. For the large carnivores, it's not just about losing the freedom to move, it's about losing a natural process.

Gray Wolf Seen In Arizona For First Time In Decades

AP | FELICIA FONSECA | Posted 11.22.2014 | Green

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A female gray wolf from the Northern Rockies traveled hundreds of miles into northern Arizona, marking the species' first ap...

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...

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...

Fake Fights About Big Forces

Mary Ellen Hannibal | Posted 05.10.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Hannibal

The rest of us don't need to have absolutes declared about nature. Is the predator absolutely the big force, or is the vegetation absolutely the big force? Wait a minute, maybe the hippos are the big force?

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.

Sixth Extinction

Mary Ellen Hannibal | Posted 04.12.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Hannibal

Darwin was right about many things, including the mechanism by which the plenitude of life we know as biodiversity came to thrive on this planet. Unfortunately for us, his picture has hit a big roadblock.

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...

Beautiful Animal Kingdom Series Pairs Unlikely Animals in Symbiotic Illustrations

VisualNews.com | Posted 03.23.2014 | Arts
VisualNews.com

If there's one word to gauge a good natured working relationship, it's symbiosis. From understanding the needs of both parties and acting when we observe them, to giving back in unexpected and surprising ways, it's all a beautiful dance we must follow each day.

Is Animal Rights the Next Human Rights?

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 03.11.2014 | World
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

Will the passion of the animal rights movement soon become part of an international debate at the United Nations and related institutions as "Digital Diplomacy" takes another advance from the virtual?

Controversial Hunt Ends In Idaho With No Wolves Killed

Reuters | Posted 03.02.2014 | Green

By Laura Zuckerman SALMON, Idaho (Reuters) - A controversial hunting contest in Idaho targeting wolves and coyotes has ended with nearl...

Top 5 Best Experiences From the Best Interns on Earth

Daniel Cespedes and Izzy Weisz | Posted 12.02.2013 | Green
Daniel Cespedes and Izzy Weisz

1. Seeing the Grand Canyon for the first time 2. Camping in the city of Chicago 3. Getting kissed by a wolf 4. Watching the sunset in Seq...

Wolves 'Attack' Photographer ... But Don't Worry, It's Adorable

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 09.17.2013 | Good News

We don't know if photographer Monty Sloan has meat-flavored breath, treats in his pockets or love potion in his hair, but this wolf pack is totally en...

Wolf Song

Jana Lee Frazier | Posted 11.05.2013 | Green
Jana Lee Frazier

The pads of his feet were dirty and worn like frayed fabric. He did not speak, he did not struggle. Or eat or drink. Yet I did not sense any fear festering in him nor did his breath on my arm make goose bumps as he lay there at the mercy of the whim of man.

Wolves Will Lick Your Face

Daniel Cespedes and Izzy Weisz | Posted 11.03.2013 | Green
Daniel Cespedes and Izzy Weisz

The penultimate trip this summer for me and Daniel can be summed up in two words: wolves rock. Still in awe, and it's been over a week since I was licked on the face by one.

WATCH: Once A Dog, Always A Dog

Posted 08.23.2013 | Green

When Cecil's human played a recording of wolf howls, she responded beautifully. Well, kind of. Owowwowowowowow!! Good dog. A recent study found th...

REVEALED: Surprising Reason Wolves Howl

LiveScience | Douglas Main | Posted 08.22.2013 | Science

A howl pierces the calm night, its eerie majesty a signal that wolves are afoot. But what is the purpose of wolf howls, and what do they mean? As m...

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...

Rock on

Mary Ellen Hannibal | Posted 06.25.2013 | Green
Mary Ellen Hannibal

The truly grand facade stares at you, timeless. But of course time is what makes it. As my observation telescoped and expanded to try and (unsuccessfully) comprehend, a raptor silhouette made a long, graceful stitch in the scene.

An 'Equal Opportunity Offender'

AP | JONATHAN LANDRUM Jr. | Posted 04.02.2013 | Entertainment

-- Tyler, the Creator, "Wolf" (Odd Future/Sony/RED) Before you listen to Tyler, the Creator's third album, "Wolf," keep this in mind: The rapper liv...

Saving Wolves Through Social Media

Cathy Kangas | Posted 05.20.2013 | Green
Cathy Kangas

The wolf is a magnificent creature. Rather than hunting it down, we should be looking for more ways to protect it.

Are We Listening to What Nature Is Howling At?

Dr. Michael Finkelstein | Posted 04.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael Finkelstein

In many cultures, the full moon in January is referred to as the Wolf Moon. As we think this through a bit more, we realize that the wolf is not howling at the moon but at his pack mates. This is their time for communication, when the earth rests still and their voices carry best.

Robin Wilkey

WATCH: The Indy Festival You Won't Want To Miss

HuffingtonPost.com | Robin Wilkey | Posted 09.27.2012 | San Francisco

"We are true cinema lovers, to the core," Kahlil Karn, founder of the four-year-old Oakland Underground Film Festival, told The Huffington Post. H...

Will Gray Wolf Success Story Become a Conservation Tragedy?

Jamie Rappaport Clark | Posted 10.22.2012 | Green
Jamie Rappaport Clark

Over the past year, we've seen an about-face in the treatment and management of wolves in the Northern Rockies. They've gone from being federally protected under the Endangered Species Act to being public enemy number one across much of the region. And it's about to get even worse.

Lone Wolf Returns Home

AP | Posted 05.02.2012 | Green

GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — Oregon's wandering wolf, OR-7, has crossed the border back into his home state after spending the last couple of months in ...