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Sea otters are Climate Guardians. Photo from USFWS

Meet A Few of Our Climate Guardians

The climate change story is often one of doom and gloom. There are countless examples of how our rapidly changing climate is impacting wildlife and habitat across the U.S., and …

Monarchs on Goldenrod

America’s Most Amazing Wildlife Migrations

Summer is often a season bustling with travel. We go to relax, visit friends, experience new sights or relish the familiar. When wildlife travel, however, it’s typically a matter of survival. These species …

An egret in flight over the Bombay Hooke National Wildlife Refuge. Photo donated by National Wildlife Photo Contest entrant Kim Taylor.

6 Wildlife Facts for World Wetlands Day

Forty-four years ago on February 2, 1971, on the Caspian Sea, a group of forward-thinking world leaders gathered to set-forth a framework for international cooperation to conserve the world’s wetlands. This day, World …

Photo by Felice Stadler

This Mother’s Day, Let’s Leave a Wildlife Legacy We Can Be Proud Of

As a mother, some of my fondest memories are of spending time with my children discovering nature. Watching them screech with delight when a fish grabs onto the hook of …

A manatee swimming warm shallow water
photo by Flickr, ASCOM Prefeitura de...

Toxic Algae: Florida’s Manatees in Crisis

Emaciated pelicans began dying in the lagoon starting in February. Andrea Westmoreland/Flickr.

Troubled Waters – Mysterious Wildlife Deaths in Indian River Lagoon

3 Ways to Help Manatees in Florida

Big Oil Meets Big Nature in Louisiana

By Larry J. Schweiger I write this from Venice, Louisiana, a few days after the explosion at British Petroleum’s (BP) Deepwater Horizon oil rig set off a massive oil spill …

10 Extraordinary Animal Tactics for Surviving the Cold

Whether they hibernate, have thick fur coats or take shelter, animals are masters of surviving the cold weather. Here are a number of interesting animals and the fascinating things they …

10 Animal Heart Facts For Valentine’s Day

We know that our emotional connection isn’t why the heart is important (to put it simply it pumps blood). However, I wanted to take this opportunity (as I stare at …

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