February, 2010

EPA: $17 Million in Grants for Projects on Climate and Air/Water Quality

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced it is awarding nearly $17 million in grants to universities nationwide to study the effects of global warming on air and water quality. "EPA is engaging … Read more

Animal Olympians – Part 4

Here’s the fourth installment in our Animal Olympians series.  Don’t forget to tune in to my next appearance on the Today Show tomorrow, February 24, where I’ll be bringing some … Read more

Bull Elk by Richard Watson

12 Places to See Amazing Animals

Wherever you live in the U.S., you are near fabulous places for wildlife watching. Our friends at grandparents.com put together this list to help you find a spot near you: … Read more

Statement on Passing of FWS Director Sam Hamilton

Sam Hamilton, the director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, died on Saturday of an apparent heart attack, while skiing with friends in Colorado. On September 1st, 2009, after … Read more

Stealing Water from Salmon?

Recently, the scarcity of water in California’s west valley has forced court-ordered sanctions to divvy up the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta–an event that lead to the forced closure of a … Read more

Green Jobs for Hoosiers

By Larry J. Schweiger I’m joining with clean energy industry leaders tonight at the Richard G. Lugar Center for Renewable Energy in Indianapolis to hear how they are creating clean, … Read more

Animal Olympians – Part 3

The third installment of animals with phenomenal physical abilities in celebration of the Olympics (don't miss part one and part two). Spotted Hyena, Least Weasel and Tasmanian DevilSpotted hyenas have … Read more

Still More Evidence Warming to Bring Stronger Hurricances

It seems like every day, we learn more evidence of the climate crisis and its impact on people. Today’s proof — a new repor from a special World Meteorological Organization panel of 10 experts in both hurricanes & climate change Read more

Corporate Farming to Trump Saving Salmon?

What’s Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) up to? Under pressure from Stewart Resnick, billionaire corporate farmer & major campaign donor, Feinstein is attempting to put a legislative limit on how much … Read more

Some Recommended Nature Reading

By mid-February, even die-hard fans of winter are dreaming of getting outside into warmer weather.  Here is a list of some of my favorite nature and wildlife-related books to help … Read more