© Kylie Paul

Life in the Sagebrush Sea »

Wildlife like pygmy rabbits, burrowing owls, pronghorn and sage-grouse can’t survive without the Sagebrush Sea, but they’re at risk of losing their home because of human-caused threats like mining, oil & gas drilling & roads.

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.