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Several endangered species live in this ecosystem, including the Peruvian plantcutter (Phytotama raimondii) and Pampas Cat (Leopardus colocolo). Photo credit: Jorge Montejo (left) and Fabio Colombini (right).

Real Consequences of Climate Change in Peru

On a trip to Peru in March as part of NWF’s International Wildlife Conservation Team, I visited the place I called home for two years while serving as a Peace …

Green River, WY Photo Credit Jasperdo/flickr

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 …

Curious Fox at Bombay Hook NWR

Find Out Why These Ten Animals Are So Excited

Wildlife and clean water in Pennsylvania, Delaware, New York, and New Jersey got a boost last year when the Delaware River Basin Conservation Act passed and was signed by the President. The …

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Witnessing Wildlife and Climate Out of Sync

Wildlife and climate are now frequently out of sync. These photos—all entries to National Wildlife magazine’s annual photo contest—show just a handful of the species struggling to adapt to an altered climate.

Brown Bears on Admiralty Island National Monument. Photo by Don MacDougall, USFS

“Monumental” Wildlife Habitat Across America

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Why We are Fighting for the Public Lands that Wildlife…

Rusty patched bumble bee (Bombus affinis)

I want Bombus affinis in my garden

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 …

Photo by Curtis Carley/ USFWS

Long Road Ahead for Endangered Red Wolves

Facing an Uncertain Future While North Carolina’s Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge was the first release site with the reintroduction of four male-female pairs in 1987, the red wolf now …

Photo by Dan Mullen via Flickr

Future Ghosts? Wildlife on the Brink of Extinction

Here are a few wildlife species we need to protect in the U.S. Red Wolf Status: Critically Endangered Threats: Hybridization with coyotes, vehicle and gunshot mortality from humans, and habitat loss …

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