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Recovering America’s Wildlife

Many wildlife species across America are in decline. Today, one third of bird species in North America are in need of urgent conservation action, over 40 percent of freshwater fish …

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President Obama’s Wildlife Conservation Wins

American presidents have incredible power to shape the conservation movement – from Theodore Roosevelt, who established the national parks system, to Richard Nixon, who created the Environmental Protection Agency. After …

Which Endangered Species Are You?

As 2016 comes to a close, we hope you’ve enjoyed looking back at some of the key moments in our conservation history with us. To complete this series, we recognize the …

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Red Wolves: an Endangered Species in Peril

Near the Outer Banks of North Carolina in the heart of the five county Albemarle Peninsula, there is a federal wildlife refuge called Alligator River. With more than 152,000 square …

Photo donated by National Wildlife Photo Contest entrant Bruce Sink.

California Drought Spurs Dangerous Attack on Endangered Species Act

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40 Years of Success Protecting Endangered Species & Other Wildlife…

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Symbol of Success: America’s Bald Eagle and the Endangered Species…

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It’s Endangered Species Day, Fantastic, Now What?

Endangered Species day is May 17 and it’s special because we’re also celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the Endangered Species Act! This single piece of legislation has prevented countless extinctions …

National Wildlife Photo Contest entry by Robert Postma.

Climate Change Takes a Bite out of Wolverines’ Habitat

This summer, comic book fanboys and Hugh Jackman admirers are expected to flock to theaters to see The Wolverine, the latest installment of Jackman’s onscreen portrayal of the adamantium-clawed superhero. …

A polar bear mother and her two cubs near Churchill, Manitoba. National Wildlife Photo Contest Entry by James Seith.

Judge Takes Away Critical Polar Bear Habitat

A federal judge in Alaska has decided to deny polar bears something they desperately need—critical habitat. The timing of this announcement could not be worse. The bears saw their Arctic ice habitat …

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