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The January issue of the Journal of Wildlife Management

Articles include a look at how climate change is affecting mountain goats in Washington, monitoring brown lemurs and more

Read Now December 5, 2023
December 8, 2023

Manatee feeding effort ends

Biologists believe the mammals are in better health heading into this winter

December 7, 2023

Mount Graham red squirrel population declines

Biologists say the numbers show the need to continue conservation measures

December 6, 2023

Pollution leads to the birth of more female sea turtles

Contaminants seem to exacerbate similar effects caused by climate change

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December 16, 2014

World’s Giraffe Populations in Peril

Africa’s iconic giraffe may be in trouble — its population numbers have plummeted by more than 40 percent in the last 15 years, according to estimates from the International Union...

Western Section
December 16, 2014

Western Section Annual Meeting: Dec. 19 Savings Deadline

The Western Section of The Wildlife Society will hold their annual meeting on January 26-30, 2015 in Santa Rosa, CA at the Vineyard Creek Hyatt. Registrants will have the opportunity...

Plastic Pollution
December 15, 2014

Trash Talk

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 News.

Red Knot
December 15, 2014

Red Knot Listed Due To Climate Change

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) announced last week that it has listed the rufa red knot (Calidris canutus rufa) as threatened under the Endangered Species Act. The announcement...

December 12, 2014

Forecasting Rabies: What if there was no ORV?

Many wildlife managers and health officials are familiar with the success of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Wildlife Services National Rabies Management Program (NRMP) and understand the important role...

Duck Banding
December 12, 2014

Duck Frenzy

The New Mexico State University Student Chapter of The Wildlife Society recently participated in duck banding with the USFWS. Student chapter members Isidro Barela, Miranda Butler-Valverde, and John Townsend volunteered...


Wildlife Cybercrime Elephants
December 11, 2014

Wildlife Cybercrime Exposed

Thousands of endangered wildlife or wildlife products are being sold on public websites, a new report by the advocacy group, the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) has revealed. As...

Alpine Lakes Wilderness
December 11, 2014

Congress Approves Lands Package Legislation

The U.S. House of Representatives voted to pass the National Defense Authorization Act earlier this week, while the Senate voted to end debate and move forward with the legislation on...

IWMC 2015
December 11, 2014

Call for Symposia: Vth International Wildlife Congress

The deadline for symposia proposals for the Vth International Wildlife Congress in Sapporo, Japan is January 9, 2015, so don’t wait until after the holidays to submit your proposal! The...