Whitewater-Baldy Fire

pronghorn in New Mexico photographed by Phillip D. Page

5 Ways Wildfires Threaten Western Wildlife

The wildfires raging throughout the West are a stark reminder of the new world we are living in. One in which climate change due to carbon pollution takes something that …

Whitewater-Baldy Fire, New Mexico on June 6, 2012. Credit: Kari Greer, USFS Gila National Forest.

Connecting the Dots: How Climate Change is Fueling Western Wildfires

Western wildfires are dominating headlines in June – but the media coverage focuses only on effects while ignoring a major cause.

View from Forest Road 141, with the old Bear Fire scar in the foreground.

Whitewater-Baldy, Extreme Fire and Wildlife in the West

It’s been hard to watch from afar as my beloved Gila Wilderness burns. The Whitewater-Baldy Complex fire–which has already charred 260,000 acres–is threatening wildlife after forcing the evacuation of an historic …

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