wildlife


Trump Administration Considers Hunting in Wildlife Refuges a Celebration of COVID-19 “Success”

, Research scientist

At a time when COVID-19 cases are topping a million globally and thousands of Americans have died from the pandemic, the Trump Administration is planning a celebration—of sorts. Read more >

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Birds, Bats, and Wind Power: An Interview with Abby Arnold of the American Wind Wildlife Institute

, Senior energy analyst

When you think about wind power, what comes to mind? Electricity generated without fuel, water, air or water pollution, or planet-warming carbon dioxide? Or a threat to local wildlife? How do we address that second piece so we can focus on the first? I had a chance to talk about wind-wildlife history, players, issues, and solutions with AWWI’s executive director, Abby Arnold. Read more >

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Technology Makes Lighter Work of a Tough Job—SMART Ranger Patrolling

Antony J. Lynam, Ph.D.
, , UCS

As the temperature soars over 100 degrees, our ranger patrol in Cambodia’s Preah Vihear Protected Forest is in full swing. A whining sound alerts us to a chainsaw operating in the distance. The team goes into action. AK-47s cocked and ready, the three rangers move forward circling a spot on a dry riverbank where timber is being illegally sawn. Read more >

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