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Trash Talk

December 15, 2014

In a recent study, researchers estimate 5.25 trillion pieces of plastic are polluting the world’s oceans. Read about their findings in the National Geographic ...

A Long Awaited Homecoming for Wood Bison

December 5, 2014

Wood bison (Bison bison athabascae), the larger cousins of the more common plains bison, are being released back into the Alaska wild. Alaska has been housing wood ...

Mexican Wolf Recovery Program Revised

December 3, 2014

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service proposed revisions to its Mexican wolf (Canis lupus baileyi) recovery program. With the completion of a final Environmental ...

Cold-Stunned Turtles Returned to Sea

December 2, 2014

Wildlife officials released more than 50 green sea turtles (Chelonia mydas) into the Gulf of Mexico off the Texas coast last week after treating the turtles for ...

Mountain Lions Roam Oklahoma

December 1, 2014

Last week, state wildlife officials confirmed the sighting of two mountain lions (Puma concolor) in Northeast Oklahoma. Read more at The ...

Migrating Wildlife Use Multiple Land Types

November 26, 2014

Migrating wildlife in Wyoming rely on private and government lands in addition to wilderness areas, according to the Wyoming Migration Initiative’s interim report ...
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