Biologists: Feds’ target numbers too low for Gunnison sage-grouse recovery — @AspenJournalism — Coyote Gulch

From Aspen Journalism (Heather Sackett): In the late 1980s, conservation biologist Jessica Young was an undergraduate researching the sage grouse in the Sierra Nevada when one of her professors handed her a cassette tape. He said there was a guy out in Gunnison, Colo., who claimed that the grouse there sounded different. Young listened to […]

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Success Stories: National Geographic — nature has no boss

More good news stories for 2019 this time from National Geographic in an article titled “Wildlife wins: 7 good-news stories from 2019“. The article begins with an all to often heard hours of “Optimism can be in short supply when it comes to wildlife and conservation. Going on describe several events that are disconcerting to […]

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Q&A with Matthias Fiechter: Media and Communications Officer for the IUCN — The Jaguar

This Q&A is with one of the first conservationists who reached out to me when I started this blog: Matthias Fiechter. At the time he was the Communications Manager for the Snow Leopard Trust, but now he’s a Media and Communications Officer for the IUCN.

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Hedgehog Calendar 2020 — Wildonline.blog

The British Preservation Society’s 2020 calendar is now available to order. I have two photos in the calendar, Grumpy is Mr March and Happy , he’s Mr September. All the profits goes directly to help the society ‘s work helping the hedgehog survive and flourish. ORDER HERE

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Feds Finalize Plan to Open Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to Oil Drilling — KTLA

The Trump administration announced Thursday its final plan to open Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling, giving the petroleum industry access to the pristine wildland for the first time. The plan would allow oil leasing on 1.56 million acres of the 19-million-acre refuge. The proposal — which would open the entire coastal plain…

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Trump Administration Opens Door To Dropping Florida’s Key Deer From Endangered List — News : NPR

U.S. Fish and Wildlife officials recommended that Key Deer be “delisted due to recovery,” but advocates say the Key Deer population was hard hit by Hurricane Irma and its aftermath. (Image credit: Greg Allen/NPR)

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Review of No Entry: Young-Adult Novel about Elephant Conservation — The Jaguar

No Entry is a young adult novel about Yael: a 17-year-old girl who enrolls in a conservation-training program in South Africa’s Kruger National Park. Yael learns that one of the rangers in her training program is involved in an elephant-poaching ring, which turns her world upside-down.

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