Posts Categorized: Living with Wildlife

Mexican gray wolf, © Jim Clark/USFWS

Wildlife Weekly Wrap-Up »

Activists Say “No” To Mexican Gray Wolf Extinction Bill; Washington Wildlife Officials Put Coexistence First; Tightened Restrictions on Bobcat Trapping Will Protect Imperiled Lynx and Wolverines; New National Monument Will Be Safe Haven for Countless California Species; Is the U.S. abandoning red wolves?

orcas, © Dr. Brandon Southall/NMFS/OPR

For the Love of Orcas »

Southern resident orcas are in so much trouble that NOAA Fisheries, the federal agency that is in charge of keeping tabs on marine mammals, announced in May that the southern resident orca is one of eight focal species for the agency, selected because they have enough information to conclude that without concerted conservation attention, it will go extinct.

U.S. Capitol

An Unprecedented Attack »

Last week we saw an unprecedented attack on a wide range of our nation’s wildlife and wild places using the Interior Spending bill. With so much at stake, voices spoke out from every direction against these riders, and most importantly of all, representatives heard from YOU, their constituents!

Shark, ©Ridlon Kiphart

Sharks – the Wolves of the Sea »

Scientists have found direct connections between the loss of sharks and the loss of healthy coral reefs, declining fish populations, crashing shellfish populations, and more. Remove one link in the food chain and the entire system can be thrown off.