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For animal shelters, higher temperatures mean higher volume and higher stress

Aug 15, 2023
Record heat in Arizona has brought an influx of mouths to feed at Liberty Wildlife along with high water and electricity bills.
A hawk receiving aid at Liberty Wildlife in Phoenix. Heat waves are a threat to animals as well as people.
Courtesy Laura Hackett

Removing a dam, reconnecting communities

Apr 7, 2023
Dismantling a century-old barrier in North Carolina would reopen a river, restore species and benefit Indian land. But will it be funded?
Joey Owle of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians helped bring partners together in the effort to remove the Ela Dam — if the project gets federal funding.
David Boraks/WFAE

A wildlife crossing near Los Angeles aims to expand the terrain where animals can roam

Apr 19, 2022
Most of the $90 million price tag for the crossing — about 60% — comes from private donations.
An artistic rendering of what the crossing will look like from the south of Highway 101. The crossing will be 175 feet wide and 210 feet long – that’s about the width of an American football field going over 10 lanes of highway.
Courtesy Living Habitats LLC and The National Wildlife Federation

One tourism company tries to bounce back after being hit with travel bans

Dec 30, 2021
John Gibson, a director at Chobe Holdings, said that although the U.K.'s COVID travel bans hurt business, bookings are starting to pick up.
A picture from one of Chobe Holdings' game drives on Botswana's Boteti River.
John Gibson

Bear Cam founder explains the (nonprofit) business of live streaming

Jul 13, 2017
Can't take your eyes away? You're not the only one.
A brown bear.
JEAN CHRISTOPHE VERHAEGEN/AFP/Getty Images

Now hiring: Hedgehog Officer

Jul 6, 2016
Suffolk Wildlife Trust in the U.K. is looking for the new face of hedgehog conservation

The food chain of rodenticide

Jan 20, 2014
Most people would be happy to get rid of rat problems, but that can lead to effects on other wildlife, too.

For public good, not for profit.

Roadkill: Not the best way to get dinner

Mar 22, 2013
Montana legislators debate whether drivers who hit large game like deer should be allowed to take the carcass home. But there's not much edible meat on an animal hit full speed.