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Collared Lizard by Sarah Waterworth

How Sunshine Powers the Lives of Wildlife

Solar power is cool. Well, I guess technically it’s hot. Either way, the sun is not only involved with creating energy for us, but it plays a critical role in …

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A Pika Running Over my Foot, Misguided Frog Mating, and Other Lurid Tales from a Hike in Yosemite

“Bully!” as Teddy Roosevelt would have exclaimed, seems the most appropriate way to describe my perfect day hiking in Yosemite National Park last week. I wandered for an afternoon in …

Meltdown in the Mountains: How Global Warming Threatens Pikas and Other High-Country Critters

Alarm Bells for the Alpine Zone It’s high atop the world’s mountains, where it accounts for less than 5 percent of the Earth’s surface. It’s battered by winds, it’s frigidly …

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Endangered Easter Bunnies??

While I’m not one to despoil the fantasies of children by pointing out this weekend’s spokesbunny doesn’t exist, there is a very real threat that the American pika, the mountain …

Wildlife Could Be The New ‘Homeless, Tempest-Tossed’ As Climate Change…

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Climate Change Threatens Pika, Lawsuits Filed

Conservation groups recently filed lawsuits against federal and California state agencies that will seek to protect the mountain-dwelling American pika against the effects of global warming. The American pika is …

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