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pronghorn in New Mexico photographed by Phillip D. Page

5 Ways Wildfires Threaten Western Wildlife

6/19/2012 // By Doug Inkley

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 once was a part of a healthy, natural cycle—like a […] Read more >

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

6/15/2012 // By Amanda Staudt

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

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

Whitewater-Baldy, Extreme Fire and Wildlife in the West

6/6/2012 // By Avelino Maestas

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 ghost town. Some estimates indicate the fire might not be […] Read more >