North Dakota’s Standing Rock Sioux, a tribe with a long history of displacement and persecution, is now fighting against the siting of an oil pipeline dangerously close to sacred tribal lands.
After a lifetime of suffering in a Peruvian circus, Hoover the tiger will finally be flown to Miami International Airport (MIA) on Friday, April 22nd and transported to his forever home at Big Cat Rescue in Tampa. Wildlife officials in Peru and Animal Defenders International (ADI) seized Hoover in April 2015 to enforce Peru’s ban on wild animals in circuses…
Although it often feels like environmentalists are purveyors of catastrophe, stories of saving precious wilderness abound. One of these is Alaska’s Tongass National Forest, the largest relatively intact rainforest in North America which makes up about 14 percent of the global temperate rainforest…
Big game hunters insist that their hobby does a lot to spur conservation given the huge fees they pay to the countries that host them, but environmentalists aren’t so sure…
The Sierra Club thinks Donald Trump’s wall would be a terrible idea for the already compromised ecosystems around the U.S.-Mexico border.
Environmentalists are scurrying to save elephants and other iconic African wildlife from extinction in the face of increasing poaching across Africa.
Here’s a bold statement for you. We are now in charge of evolution on this planet. Eons of natural selection and chance mutation have surrendered control to the human race, and what we do with it is going to say a lot about who we really are. Don’t scoff, you saw this coming. Who hasn’t […]
The wild koala population in Australia has been declining for more than 10 years, and conservationists are working with biologists and locals to try to save the iconic creatures.
With one rhino shot every eight hours in South Africa, government officials, private businesses and conservation groups are trying everything in their power to stop poachers in their tracks. Since 95 percent of poaching incidents happen at night, it’s exceedingly difficult to spot them- until now. Through collaboration efforts, private UAV companies are developing a new way to spot […]
“When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the Universe.” – John Muir When wolves were reintroduced to Yellowstone National Park in the United States after being absent nearly 70 years, the most remarkable “trophic cascade” occurred. What is a trophic cascade and how exactly do […]