51.6 F
Frederick, Maryland
Sunday, June 24, 2018
trophy hunting

Romania bans trophy hunting of brown bears, wolves, lynx and wild cats

LUKE DALE-HARRIS on THE GUARDIAN | 5 October 2016 "Romania has banned all trophy hunting of brown bears, wolves, lynx and wild cats in a surprise decision that gives Europe’s...

Whales and humans overlap in African waters

  Whales and Human-Related Activities Overlap in African Waters WILDLIFE CONSERVATION SOCIETY | 5 February 2014 WCS-led satellite tracking study charts humpback whale movements and identifies overlap with offshore ocean industries Scientists with...

Japanese whalers, protesters clash off Antarctica

ASSOCIATED PRESS via COLORADO 9NEWS | 4 February 2014 SYDNEY (AP) - A Japanese whaling ship and an anti-whaling protest boat collided in the remote, icy seas off Antarctica, with...

Hormones in polar bears affected by climate change

Biomarker for stress hormones in polar bears, wildlife affected by global climate change UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS AT AMHERST | 24 January 2014 UMass Amherst neuroscientists fine-tune hormone test, make it available...

Lions are critically endangered in West Africa

  PANTHERA | 9 January 2014 New York, NY – A report published today concludes that the African lion is facing extinction across the entire West African region. The West African...

Large Carnivores Declining Worldwide

Study Shows Large Carnivore Numbers and Range Declining Worldwide UNIVERSITY OF MONTANA | 9 January 2014 MISSOULA – New research co-written by University of Montana scientists finds steep declines in the...

A future without carnivores is truly scary

Paper predicts a future without carnivores would be truly scary WILDLIFE CONSERVATION SOCIETY | 9 January 2014 Scientists report on the state of world's largest carnivores and the critical benefits they...

White sharks may live 70 years and longer

NOAA NORTHEAST FISHERIES SCIENCE CENTER | 8 January 2014 Adult white sharks, also known as great whites, may live far longer than previously thought, according to a new study that...

Wolves, Wilderness and Our Salvation

DR REESE HALTER on HUFF POST GREEN | 11 November 2013 • Posted on I am Wilderness 28 December 2013 John Muir, ecologist extraordinaire, author and co-founder of the Sierra...

The fate of eels

HELMHOLTZ CENTRE FOR OCEAN RESEARCH KIEL (GEOMAR) | 26 December 2013 GEOMAR scientists prove oceanographic influences on eel recruitment Smoked, fried or boiled - the European eel (Anguilla anguilla) has always...

Stay connected

1,708FansLike
48FollowersFollow
298FollowersFollow
- Supporting featured merchants helps I am Wilderness -

Latest articles

plastic pollution

Breaking Free from Plastic Pollution

LAUREN REID for GREENPEACE | 27 October 2017 With a truckload’s worth of trash entering our ocean every minute of every day, it’s not hard...
Colombian Amazon

Open destruction in the Colombian Amazon after FARC’s exit

Esteban Montaño/Semana Sostenible on MONGABAY | 20 April 2018 In 2015, 24,142 hectares of forest were lost, which is almost 20 percent of Colombia’s...
Peru Moves to Protect ‘One of the Last Great Intact Forests’

Peru Moves to Protect ‘One of the Last Great Intact Forests’

JoANNA KLEIN in THE NEW YORK TIMES | 14 February 2018 "The remote rain forests in Peru’s northeast corner are vast — so vast that...