More than 109 million acres of protected public lands are officially designated as wilderness areas. Do you know what these lands mean to the wildlife you care about?
Posts Categorized: Alaska
Construction of Major Dam on Yellowstone River Temporarily Halted; Victory in Alaska; Welcome to the World, New Orca Calf; We’re Expanding in the Southeast; A New Focus on Florida Panthers
Since May, there have been 30 reported dead whales washed up on Alaskan shores. NOAA has officially declared an Unusual Mortality Event – the term for when large numbers of dead marine mammals wash ashore and scientists can’t easily identify why.
As sea ice continues to decline, more ships are venturing further into the Arctic Ocean and it seems that an oil spill impacting wildlife is all but inevitable. If it were to happen, we want to make sure the response gives the region’s wildlife the best possible chance to survive and recover.
FedEx – Stop Shipping Shark Fins; Can DNA Help Combat Illegal Parrot Trade?; Help protect the imperiled Archipelago wolf!; California Wolves Are Getting The Warm Welcome They Deserve; Say “No” to Congress’ War on Wildlife