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Fighting for the Rights of Southern Resident Orcas
Fighting for the Rights of Southern Resident Orcas

by Sean Butler, Will Falk

On December 18, 2018, the Center for Biological Diversity and the Wild Fish Conservancy threatenedthe Trump administration with a lawsuit under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) for allowing salmon fisheries…

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- Apr 03, 2019
The Worlds Within Us
The Worlds Within Us

by Andrew Flachs, Joseph Orkin

Biodiversity builds resilient ecosystems. While our imaginations are stirred by charismatic animals and plants, who help attach a face to conservation and ground our attention, they only make up a fraction…

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- Nov 21, 2018
How Do Dams Fall? Conversations with the Colorado River
How Do Dams Fall? Conversations with the Colorado River

by Will Falk

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- Sep 05, 2018
Sunny Day Flooding
Sunny Day Flooding

by Melissa Papp

Flooding and storm surges are dangerous threats that became all too real for the entire state of Florida when Hurricane Irma struck on September 10, 2017. Living on the west coast of Florida, I was frantically…

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- Jun 20, 2018
La Cocina de Bosnia: cultivo y crecimiento
La Cocina de Bosnia: cultivo y crecimiento

by Andrew Flachs, Ashley Glenn

El amanecer en la Bosnia rural comienza lentamente mientras la luz del sol se asoma a través de las colinas y retazos de nubes se posan sobre los valles. Estamos tomando café en una aldea que queda dos…

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- May 23, 2018
Wildlife of Akagera
Wildlife of Akagera

by Jean Marie Twambaze

Jean-Marie Twambaze is a safari guide at Akengara National Park in Rwanda whose photos showcase the beautiful and diverse wildlife of Rwanda.

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- May 09, 2018
From Restaurant to Reef: An Oyster’s Journey
From Restaurant to Reef: An Oyster’s Journey

by Erika Zambello

I sat at a high table at Half Shell Oyster House in Destin, Florida. Christmas music played softly in the background, complemented by fir boughs adorned with red bows on each table. General Manager Stephen…

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- Apr 12, 2018
Giraffes Await the World's Protection
Giraffes Await the World's Protection

by Rina Herzl

Picture an animal enrobed in a fiery, jigsaw-patterned coat, a creature of such majestic height that it towers amongst the trees. As your eyes make their way up its long neck that appears to defy gravity,…

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- Mar 07, 2018
My Life for the Land
My Life for the Land

by Kiliii Yuyan

In April 2017, Saira Ka’apor was found stabbed to death in a logging town in the Brazilian Amazon rainforest. Saira was a member of the Ka’apor Forest Guard, an Indigenous group that patrols their territory…

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- Feb 21, 2018
Scottish Wildcats: The Endangered Feline of Britain
Scottish Wildcats: The Endangered Feline of Britain

by Georgia Woodroffe

The “British Tiger,” with dense fur and bewitching eyes, is at the heart of many British folk stories and traditions. Hundreds of years ago their ferocity, untamable nature, and haunting mating calls infiltrated…

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- Nov 08, 2017
Time to BioBlitz
Time to BioBlitz

by Gemina Garland-Lewis

I’m standing in the Hoh rainforest in Olympic National Park, a light drizzle starting to come down on this late day in May. I’m surrounded by people who are absolutely enthralled by the various mosses,…

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- Oct 16, 2017
Bobcats in the Hood
Bobcats in the Hood

by Debra Denker

As I open my garden gate on an uncharacteristically sultry Southwest summer afternoon, I hear a growl, a thump and then scrabbling in the Russian olive tree above me. I round the corner and come face to…

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- Sep 23, 2017