wildlife

Photographed in the forests of Palawan, a Philippine pangolin pup nudges its mother, rolled up in a protective ball. (Gregg Yan/Creative Commons)

Planet Forward Senior Correspondent | The George Washington University
Pressuring governments to issue bans and closures of wet markets could prevent the emergence of infectious disease. But it does not solve the widespread issue of bushmeat circulation between hunters and their families.
Northwestern University
Toward the end of Sasco Creek Road in Westport, Connecticut, passersby witness a charming landscape change. The typical residential street opens up to a vast meadow where grasses tickle the waists of hikers and birdwatchers. Goldfinches whiz by in... Read More
The George Washington University
When it comes to teaching youth, courses in environmental education are just as important as health, language, science, and technology. This wildlife children's book, for the kids at a South African primary school, helped students practice English.
George Washington University
What does it mean to live on the Galápagos Islands? Of all places in the world, this should be a place where natural ecosystems are preserved, and humans and wildlife must coexist.
University of Alaska Southeast
Community residents reported erratic changes in weather patterns, including increased rain, cooler summers, less snow accumulation, and less predictable ocean conditions — as well as changes in wildlife.
Temple University
This documentary highlights the alarming amount of hazardous waste sites that are littering the Greater Philadelphia area known as Superfund sites. These massive sites are riddled with toxic chemicals and pollution that can sit there for years while... Read More
George Washington University
What would you do if some of your favorite animals ceased to exist? With issues like the "sixth extinction," questions like this have to be asked. 
Senior Managing Editor, Planet Forward
It's a new school year, so it's time to set some goals. Don't forget to consider the environment along with your academic ambitions.
The BP Oil Spill caused catastrophic damage to wildlife not only along the shores of the Gulf of Mexico, but also far beneath the water's surface. This video details some of the deep water damage that's affected reefs and other deep sea organisms.
National Science Foundation
Many species of mammals in Yosemite National Park have shifted their home ranges to higher elevations over the last hundred years. A research team led by Craig Moritz at the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology of the University of California, Berkeley,... Read More

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