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How Sunshine Powers the Lives of Wildlife

3/30/2013 // By Dani Tinker

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 powering the lives of wildlife. Here are a few ways […] Read more >

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

7/23/2011 // By Beth Pratt-Bergstrom

“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 the Gaylor Lakes basin (Tioga Country is my favorite place […] Read more >

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

7/19/2011 // By Roger Di Silvestro

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 cold most of the year, and it is treeless. Ecologists […] Read more >

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Endangered Easter Bunnies??

4/22/2011 // By Amanda Stone

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 bunny of the Rockies, could soon become a figment of […] Read more >

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

11/1/2010 // By Max Greenberg

According to an article in the online edition of last week’s Science News, climate-change-induced species disruption and environmental displacement is causing major headaches for officials who monitor the movements of non-native invasive wildlife. That in addition to the headaches facing the species themselves. Read more >

Google the Echidna and Save a Pika

7/30/2009 // By Julia Marden

Ever feel like you’re wasting time on Wikipedia or Google? You probably are. I know I am. But today, I found a way to continue wasting hours on the internet and feel great about it. Facebook Causes has launched a […] Read more >

Top 3 Reasons to Support ACES

6/26/2009 // By Julia Marden

TODAY’s THE DAY! Within hours, Congress is expected to vote on legislation to confront the single greatest threat to America’s wildlife and natural resources. Please make sure your representative will help pass this groundbreaking legislation today. Here are the top 3 reasons […] Read more >

Climate Change Threatens Pika, Lawsuits Filed

8/26/2008 // By Global Warming Staff

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 a small rabbit relative that lives on mountain peaks in […] Read more >