End old-growth logging in carbon-rich ‘crown jewel’ of U.S. forests: Study

End old-growth logging in carbon-rich ‘crown jewel’ of U.S. forests: Study

The Tongass National Forest in the U.S. state of Alaska is a special place for conservation biologist Dominick DellaSala, even after decades of traveling the world to study temperate rainforests. “The trees are enormous,” DellaSala, chief scientist at the Earth Island Institute’s World Heritage project, told Mongabay. “It’s like being in a cathedral. It’s an […]

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Connecting fragmented wolverine habitat is essential for their conservation

Connecting fragmented wolverine habitat is essential for their conservation

Present day wolverines, which emerged during the ice age, have been declining globally despite their many adaptions to live in challenging, rugged environments. These large land-dwelling weasels evolved to scramble up trees and climb steep, snowy mountains. Wolverines’ snowshoe-like paws, heavy frost-resistant fur and powerful muscles let them thrive in some of the coldest places […]

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“The Bear Whisperer” Host Charged With Poaching Black Bear in a National Park, Airing the Footage on His Show

“The Bear Whisperer” Host Charged With Poaching Black Bear in a National Park, Airing the Footage on His Show

Reality TV personality Harvey Neil Anthony, who professionally goes by Blaine Anthony and is known for his show “The Bear Whisperer,” faces federal poaching charges after shooting a bear in Kenai Fjords National Park and airing it on his show. He and his production company, Nature Productions, Inc., face misdemeanor charges that carry up to […]

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