All posts tagged "Wildlife"

  • Polarizing Polar Bears: Unmasking a proxy war strategy by online climate change denialists

    In early December, a video of a dying, emaciated polar bear, foraging for food on an iceless land, went viral on social media. The video garnered millions of views on Facebook and YouTube. For most, it was...

    • Posted January 10, 2018
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  • Peregrine Falcon Tags: Why don’t we hunt bald eagles for the sport of it?

    In case you’re wondering where the thinking of some Westerners is — note, I am using the adjective some here — you need look no further than social media. This week, a few citizens from the great...

    • Posted November 15, 2017
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  • DON’T MISS: Ferret Town

    How black-footed ferrets became Wyoming’s greatest conservation story A wanted poster and a resurrection—that’s how the story begins. It was 1981 on a ranch in the middle of Wyoming, and a ranch dog came home with a...

    • Posted September 27, 2017
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  • CULTURE KLASH: A Perilous Journey to Jackson

    Joe Riis to chat about his new book, “Yellowstone Migrations,” Oct. 5 The migration from upper Green River Valley to Jackson is a perilous journey of more than 120 miles, one that requires dodging cars on highways,...

    • Posted September 27, 2017
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  • THE NEW WEST: Rite of Passage

    To be men, real warriors don’t have to kill lions Daniel Ole Sambu and I were sitting in the second-floor grand room at Jackson Lake Lodge discussing predator conflicts this week when he said, “American cowboys love...

    • Posted September 27, 2017
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  • THE NEW WEST: Wildlife Accounting

    What a study says about the value of a Yellowstone bobcat over a single winter. JACKSON HOLE, WY – For years, conservationist Lisa Robertson and a devoted group of friends in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem have tried...

    • Posted July 12, 2017
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  • THE NEW WEST: Teaching Coexistence

    Greater Yellowstone’s wildness will only be saved if humans live smarter. JACKSON HOLE, WY – As they recount the grim statistics, Lindsay Jones and Renee Seidler can tell you a lot about co-existence between people and our...

    • Posted June 14, 2017
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  • Game Warden Saves Moose Calf

      Jackson Hole, WY – For the chicken, there is the age-old dilemma of crossing the road. For the moose in Jackson Hole, the challenge, apparently, is crossing the river. But sometimes a little human intervention is necessary....

    • Posted June 2, 2017
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  • THE NEW WEST: Sage Civil Servitude

    Saying goodbye to Yellowstone’s Bob Barbee, a giant of the green and grey. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Gushing at the lip of Old Faithful Geyser last Saturday came an eruption of reverence and mirth. It flooded forth...

    • Posted May 24, 2017
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  • FEATURE: Ungulate Uncertainty

    JACKSON HOLE, WY – Dead bodies of deer and elk are unpleasant to see. Whether they lay alongside a busy roadway, victims of an accidental strike, or on the National Elk Refuge. Casualties of an unforgiving winter,...

    • Posted April 25, 2017
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