Conservation

Polar Bears Threatened by Global Warming?

The Bush administration is continuing to “look into” the potential problem of global warming, announcing today that polar bears might need to be listed as threatened under the Endangered Species … Read more

Global Warming Cutting Into Bear Naptime

Apparently global warming hasn’t heard the phrase “let sleeping bears lie.” Spain’s balmy winter is affecting the animals’ hibernation cycles: Climate Change vs Mother Nature Scientists reveal that bears have … Read more

The Best Gift You Can Give to Your Children

During the holidays, we encounter wildlife in all “the old familiar places” as the popular song would have it…in department store displays…greeting cards…decorated homes and even a few rooftops. There … Read more

OBERLIN ANSWERS THE CALL!

With the stroke of a pen, Oberlin took a leadership role in environmental stewardship last month when President Nancy Dye established Oberlin as one of the nation’s first institutions of … Read more

Tribes speak out on Global Warming

With thousands of years of traditional knowledge and a deep connection to nature, native Americans are important eyewitnesses to our changing planet.  We believe native people can play a significant … Read more

Arctic Safe and Sound?

It looks like even our favorite Hulk-tie-wearing Senator has acknowledged that opening up the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to drilling will become even more difficult with the newly elected Democratic … Read more

Beach House for Sale—Cheap

The historic trend of rising sea-levels during the period of the industrial revolution and into modern times is unmistakable.  For beach lovers, let me make just one suggestion, don’t buy … Read more

Valle Vidal Victory

The Valle Vidal, a 101,794-acre area that has been dubbed “New Mexico’s Yellowstone,” is now off-limits to oil and gas drilling thanks to the U.S. Congress. Big win for wildlife… … Read more

Get on With Solutions to Global Warming

Election Day clearly propelled global warming to the top tier on the nation’s agenda for action. The public has already moved beyond a debate over science to a demand for … Read more

United Nations Climate Conference

Jeremy Symons (quoted in today’s AP story on the conference) is attending the Twelfth Conference of Parties in Nairobi, Kenya where leaders from around the world will negotiate about what … Read more