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After Sandy: Planning Our Natural Defense Against Extreme Weather

When those of us living on the East Coast learned that Hurricane Sandy was approaching, I don’t think any of us had any idea how severe the damage would be. …

Grizzly bear with cub. Credit: Corbis

4 New Insights for Climate-Smart Conservation

Resource managers and conservation practitioners work to preserve, protect, and understand the lands, waters, and wildlife of our country. What do these professionals need in order to address the challenges posed …

Important habitat for the threatened Mexican Spotted Owl was destroyed in wildfires that ravaged more than 60% of the  Bandalier National Monument in New Mexico during the summer of 2011. The new technical input report features a case study of this fire and how it affected ecosystem services. Image source: Flickr (Lincoln Wildlife Crew-2008)

New Report on Climate Change and Wildlife

  A new report that brings together recent research on how climate change is affecting plants, animals, and habitats in the United States confirms what we already suspected: the changes …

Large group of sea lions hauled out on rocks. Two braying at each other in foreground.

195 People to Thank: How Hard Work and Dedication Combat Climate Change in the NPLCC Region

For the last nine months, I have been inspired and impressed by 195 hard-working, dedicated, thoughtful, and intelligent people. These people hail from Alaska and British Columbia, the Pacific Northwest …

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Captivated by a Landscape: Four Special or Ordinary Places to…

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