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Help sandhill cranes and other wildlife by stopping the Keystone XL pipeline. Photo donated by National Wildlife Photo Contest entrant Daniel Ruf

Reject KXL Before Threat of More Destruction to Habitat and More Wasteful Expenses

TransCanada announced that it has given up an effort to obtain approval for a route through Nebraska for its proposed Keystone XL pipeline using a Nebraska state law that is …

Sandhill cranes. Photo donated by National Wildlife Photo Contest entrant Kathy Urbach

Follow Wildlife to Your Next Campground

Think you’ve seen all the great campsites? How about trying something new as part of your Great American Campout? Rather than following your normal camping route, mix it up and …

National Wildlife Week: Urban Wildlife Finds a Home in Albuquerque

  There is a 100-year tradition of protecting public lands in Albuquerque, stemming from the time Aldo Leopold spent there, as recounted in his classic book of essays A Sand …

Sandhill crane and chick (also called a "colt"). Photo by Lauri Griffin. National Wildlife Photo Contest donated entry.

Interior Dept.: “Permanent Impacts to Wildlife” If Keystone XL Built

The bad news continues to pile up for the ill-conceived Keystone XL pipeline.  In the wake of a third comment letter from the Environmental Protection Agency finding the State Department’s …

Three mountain goat kids. Photo by Donna Dannen. National Wildlife Photo Contest donated entry.

Meet the Stars of the Newest Reality Series on TV—North…

Endangered Whooping Cranes - like this adult with its chick - are one of many species threatened by tar sands pipelines. (US Fish & Wildlife Service)

Big Oil vs. Big Birds – Who Will Win?

Sandhill crane parent feeding chick

Photo of the Day: Sandhill Crane Chick Being Fed

Tar sands pipelines spell big trouble for species like cranes (photo: Andrea Westmoreland)

Sandhill Cranes: an Ancient Bird, a New Threat, and How You Can Help

What does Big Oil have in store for one of the planet’s oldest residents? Find out more about this amazing animal and its trek across our continent — and how Canada’s tar sands industry puts it in danger.

Sandhill cranes in Paynes Prairie Preserve, Florida

Photo of the Day: Sandhill Cranes Taking Off

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Gray wolves are a keystone species in the northern ecosystem (photo: flickr/YankeeNovember3)

Wildlife in Peril: Nine Species in the Tar Sands War Zone

Canada’s boreal forest is one of the last intact ecosystems on earth — but the fate of its wildlife is in doubt, thanks to the oil industry. Learn more about these remarkable animals, and find out how you can help protect them.

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