Waiting for the Party to Start — Walking with Aki

Aki had to wait in the car while I dropped someone off at the hospital. There is not enough time this morning for a proper walk so I drive to the parking lot for our local radio station with plans to walk on the wetlands drained by Salmon Creek. The roar of in bound traffic […]

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Q&A with Brent and Wium of PaintedDog TV — The Jaguar

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PaintedDog TV is a brand-new production company that’s been putting out amazing content. They uploaded their first video to YouTube just over a month ago, but the quality of their cinematography floored me from the start. In fact, PaintedDog TV’s “Safari with Brent” series contains some of the best wildlife films I’ve ever seen: “Safari […]

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Acting Interior Secretary David Bernhardt’s War on Wildlife — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

By Hannah Rider as published on Westwise Acting Interior Secretary has stripped protections to speed drilling and mining Thursday, Acting Secretary David Bernhardt underwent his confirmation hearing to officially become Interior Secretary. He will likely face a final vote in the Senate next month. As a lobbyist and lawyer for oil, gas, and mining corporations, David […]

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1,100 Mutilated Dolphin Bodies Have Washed Up on France’s Beaches — TIME

(PARIS) — The dolphins’ bodies were horribly mutilated, the fins cut off. But what shocked French marine researchers wasn’t just the brutality of the deaths of these highly intelligent mammals, but the numbers involved — a record 1,100 have landed on France’s Atlantic coast beaches since January. The mass deaths, widely blamed on industrial fishing,…

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Federal wildlife refuge areas are cleared for border wall — NBC News Top Stories

The government is clearing strips of land inside wildlife habitats for endangered animals, birds and butterflies as part of Trump’s promised border wall between the U.S. and Mexico.

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Spring Road Trip Idea: Head on Over to Nebraska to Watch the Great Crane Migration — Nature in Chicagoland

Spring has finally sprung in Chicagoland! If you look to the sky, you’ll occasionally see hundreds of sandhill cranes, geese, ducks, and other migrating birds as they travel north (from their winter homes in northern Mexico, Texas, New Mexico, and other places) to their warm-weather breeding grounds in the upper Midwest, Alaska, and Canada. The […]

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Birds of Madagascar, with Doug Cheeseman – Evening Meeting: Tuesday, April 2, 7:30 p.m. — SANTA MONICA BAY AUDUBON SOCIETY BLOG

With five** endemic families, Madagascar has some of the most unusual birdlife on Earth. Madagascar has some of the highest biodiversity on Earth and some of the most cooperative and photographical endemics, especially among the mammals, that you can find anywhere on the planet! It’s a wildlife photographer’s paradise with so many species of lemurs, […]

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In the Face of an ‘Extinction Vortex,’ a Radical Plan Emerges to Save Southern California Cougars — KTLA

The future is looking increasingly bleak for some Southern California mountain lions. Urban encroachment, inbreeding, vehicle strikes, rat poison and wildfire have all taken their toll on cougars living in the Santa Monica and Santa Ana mountains. Now, research published Wednesday suggests there’s an almost one-in-four chance the charismatic cats could become extinct in those areas within…

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