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Antarctic study shows central ice sheet is stable since milder times

UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH | 5 May 2017 Central parts of Antarctica's ice sheet have been stable for millions of years, from a time when conditions were considerably warmer than now,...
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Scientists track porpoises to assess impact of offshore wind farms

UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND CENTER FOR ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE (UMCES) | 5 May 2017 SOLOMONS, MD -- A new study by scientists at the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science's Chesapeake...
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Denmark gets its first wild wolf pack in 200 years

PATRICK BARKHAM on THE GUARDIAN | 4 May 2017 "A wolf pack is roaming wild in Denmark for the first time in more than 200 years after a young female...

Deep-diving technology finds little filter feeder has giant carbon cycling impact

MONTEREY BAY AQUARIUM RESEARCH INSTITUTE (MBARI) | 3 May 2017 Using a novel deep-sea technology, scientists have measured for the first time how a species of zooplankton called giant larvaceans...

Controversial study claims humans reached Americas 100,000 years earlier than thought

EWEN CALLAWAY on NATURE NEWS | 27 April 2017 "Ancient humans settled in North America around 130,000 years ago, suggests a controversial study — pushing the date back more than...

Trump orders review of national monuments, vows to ‘to end these abuses and return...

JULIET EILPERIN in THE WASHINGTON POST | 26 April 2016 "President Trump signed an executive order Wednesday instructing Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to review any national monument created since Jan....

NRDC Needs Your Help to Protect U.S. National Monuments

ARLO HEMPHILL for I AM WILDERNESS | 26 April 2017 On Wednesday April 26, President Donald J. Trump signed an executive order instructing the Interior Department to review national monument...
seabird parents

Seabird parents compensate for struggling partners

AMERICAN ORNITHOLOGICAL SOCIETY PUBLICATIONS OFFICE | 26 April 2017 For species where both parents work together to raise their offspring, cooperation is key -- it's as true for birds as...
Bengal tiger

Limited gene flow between 2 Bengal tiger populations in the western Himalayan foothills

PLOS | 26 April 2017 The flow of genes between Bengal tigers in two reserves of the Terai Arc Landscape in western Himalayan foothills is too low, according to a...
Sahel storms

Global warming accounts for tripling of extreme West African Sahel storms, study shows

CENTRE FOR ECOLOGY & HYDROLOGY | 26 April 2017 The UK-based Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (CEH) has led an international team of scientists who reveal global warming is responsible...

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From 23 September to 12 October, Arlo Hemphill of I am Wilderness worked with Greenpeace USA and the crew of the Arctic Sunrise to...
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How to Comment on the Trump National Monument Review

Comment Now In an apparent effort to dismantle critical protections for American wilderness on land and sea, President Trump has issued an Executive Order to...

The Tropical Sea of Peru: A Paradise of Hope

The short documentary "The Tropical Sea of Peru: A Paradise of Hope " received an honorary award at the Blue Oceans Film Festival &...