This 12 November 2012 video says about itself: The Unique Wildlife of The Scottish Highlands | Short Film Showcase Be transported to the frozen tundra of Scotland’s Cairngorms National Park in this stunning short by filmmaker Max Smith. Watch reindeer forage for food and mountain hares seemingly vanish into a snowy backdrop. The Sense of […]

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The population of the resident Salish Sea orcas has been a big concern for many around the Pacific Northwest the last several years. These animals are an iconic and vital part of the Salish Sea but their numbers have been dwindling over the decades. Currently, only 74 resident orcas call the Salish Sea home, including Tahlequah, […]

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Smithsonian’s National Zoo reports Study Links Declines in Suburban Backyard Birds to Presence of Nonnative Plants Findings Give Landowners a Simple Road Map to Provide Essential Habitat for Breeding Birds Insect-eating birds that depend on the availability of high-calorie, high-protein cuisine — namely caterpillars and spiders — during the breeding season to feed their young […]

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“We’ve already seen Zinke put politics over science in Endangered Species Act decisions, from the Pacific walrus in Alaska to boreal toads in Colorado,” WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity sued the Trump administration today to expose a secretive program that denies Endangered Species Act protection to imperiled species like the Pacific walrus. Today’s lawsuit, […]

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Introduction This Q&A is with Dr. Silvio Marchini: a scientist, educator, and one of the foremost experts on the “human dimensions” of conservation – the realm of conservation science that focuses on understanding human behavior as it relates to wildlife conservation. Nearly all drivers of the current biodiversity crisis, from habitat loss to climate change, stem […]

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