People and Wildlife

New Study Models the Threats of Invasive Carp to Great Lakes Food Web

A recent study published by the American Fisheries Society models the impacts that invasive carp would have on the food webs of the Great Lakes, predicting significant impacts on Lake … Read more

Smoke rises from an illegally lit fire in Amazon rainforest reserve, south of Novo Progresso in Para state, Brazil, on August 15, 2020. (Photo by CARL DE SOUZA / AFP) (Photo by CARL DE SOUZA/AFP via Getty Images)

5 species in need of EU Due Diligence

EU Policy on Forest Products and Deforestation Tropical forests are hotspots of biodiversity, containing at least two-thirds of all species on Earth. However, these forests, and the wildlife that call … Read more

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New Montana Legislation Is a Threat to Wildlife

Montana has captivated the wonder of people for generations with some of the most iconic landscapes and wildlife – many of which people have only seen in zoos. But that’s … Read more

Dr. Mamie Parker at Great Falls Park in Virginia.

Dr. Mamie Parker Leads the Way for Women in Conservation

Dr. Mamie Parker credits women for her rise through the ranks of male-dominated wildlife agencies—starting with her mother. Growing up as one of 11 children in the segregated south, Parker … Read more

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How to Issue Wildlife-Friendly Proclamations in Your Community

Wildlife and humans can and should co-exist in sustainable, healthy communities. Community leaders such as mayors, city councilors, county commissioners, and municipal staff across the country are making the connection … Read more

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Devastated by Disease

Wild rabbits are in danger. In the past two years, thousands of black-tailed jack rabbits in the Sonoran Desert have been killed by rabbit hemorrhagic disease (RHD). The disease is … Read more

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A New Bill Addresses America’s Disproportionate Pollution Problem

Pollution, especially from fossil fuel production, drives climate change, contaminates our air and water, and burdens people and wildlife with long-term health impacts. As a new administration and Congress seek … Read more

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The Leaders We Need to Address the Wildlife Crisis and the Climate Crisis are Here

Our wildlife and lands face unprecedented challenges from the effects of climate change, toxic pollutants flowing into our air and water, energy development, mismanagement of natural resources, and worsening natural … Read more

Ducks at Seney National Wildlife Refuge Photo by Courtney Celley/USFWS.

2021 Great Lakes Region Agenda for Congress:

As the new Congress gets down to business after a bitter election—and post-election—that featured outright assaults on our democracy, we’re hearing a lot of talk about the need to unite … Read more

Sportfishing client holds up large catch on boat in the Great Lakes.

Michigan’s Outdoor Recreation Future and Climate Change

Nobody needs to tell Lake Michigan charter fishing boat Captain Denny Grinold that the climate is changing. “Last year I had to cancel 59 trips due to windy days or … Read more