Miles Grant’s Archive

Three-Pawed Grizzly Bear Turns Heads, Beats Odds at Alaska’s Denali National Park

A three-pawed grizzly bear is getting some attention at Alaska’s Denali National Park – not just for his head-turning appearance, but for his ability to survive despite his handicap. Park …

Petition Asks Discovery Channel to Stand Up for Climate Science

Conservationists have been raving about the amazing images of wildlife surviving in frigid habitats depicted in the Discovery Channel’s Frozen Planet series, but they’ve also noticed something missing – an honest …

How Climate Change is Jolting Our Electric Grid: Live Blogging Today’s Senate Hearing

This hearing is one of the only ones related to climate change that Congress has held this year, so in that sense, it’s an important chance to talk about global warming, a major threat to America but one that Congress refuses to address.

A Rare Look at Baby Great Horned Owls

Washington State University’s Veterinary Teaching Hospital is nursing nine baby great horned owls back to health: The young babies–five from one nest and four from another–are being hand-fed until they …

Two Years into BP Oil Spill, “Our Whole Life is Upside-Down”

It wasn’t until several years after the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill that the full ecological impacts on Alaska’s ecosystems revealed themselves, and two years into the Gulf oil disaster, …

Climate-Fueled Sea Level Rise Already Impacting America, Scientists Tell Congress

From threatened power plants to overflowing sewers, scientists testifying before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee today say sea level rise fueled by global warming is already costing Americans …

Gulf Dolphins Still Struggling to Recover from BP Oil Spill

With the Gulf oil disaster approaching the two-year mark, a new assessment from NOAA scientists says bottlenose dolphins are still feeling the BP oil spill’s ill effects – and some may …

Oiled White Pelican on Bay Jimmy in Louisiana

NWF Tour Finds BP Oil Still Soaking Louisiana Marshes, Menacing Wildlife

The National Wildlife Federation this week led a boat trip to Louisiana marshes hit hard by the Gulf oil disaster. The trip made depressingly clear that while national attention has …

‘Little Pink Warning Flags’: Early DC Cherry Blossoms Signal Climate Change Impacts

Washington DC’s iconic cherry blossoms are forecast to challenge the record for earliest peak bloom thanks to temperatures that reached 80 degrees for the third consecutive day. It’s part of …

NASA Scientist: Will We Leave Our Children a “Climate System Spiraling Out of Control”?

This talk on the climate crisis by Dr. James Hansen is the most must-watch video for conservationists so far in 2012: Dr. Hansen heads the NASA Goddard Institute for Space …

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