Most commonly conservation dogs are used to help biologists understand where and how threatened or endangered wildlife species are hanging on—or if they are still around at all.
Author: The Editors of E-The Environmental Magazine
Hands-down, the dishwasher is the way to go, not only from the standpoint of water waste and energy use but also to preserve your own sanity. Who needs to be scrubbing, rinsing and drying dishes all day when an efficient machine can do the work?
Conservationists’ dreams of a wildlife corridor stretching from the Yukon to Yellowstone (Y2Y) where “charismatic megafauna” like bears, wolves and caribou can roam freely and have enough continuous undisturbed habitat to thrive is slowly becoming a reality.
Since many people shop for the experience and enjoy the feeling of buying clothes more than the clothing article itself, slow fashion emphasizes choosing high-quality pieces made with sustainable materials.
It’s hard to believe the bald eagle was on the brink of extinction in the Lower 48 United States just a half-century ago, given how common the majestic birds are all over the country nowadays. Some American farmers are wondering if maybe we have too much of a good thing, given a recent uptick of eagles’ preying on livestock.
The effects of climate change can be felt all over the globe in various ways, but America’s national parks seem to be suffering more than U.S. overall landmass. The only way to really turn things around across the board is to reduce overall greenhouse gas emissions.
Dear EarthTalk: When will those gasoline driven leaf blowers that gardeners use be outlawed? The noise and toxic fumes they emit can’t be good for us.
Essayist and poet Gary Snyder likes to tell the tale of coming home from a walk through the forest surrounding his home in the foothills of California’s Sierra Nevada mountains to find a wild cougar sitting under a window…
Dear EarthTalk: Can fertility techniques pioneered for humans or other animals be used to try to bring back endangered wildlife species?
Is it really true that our dogs and cats are major contributors to climate change, and if so what can we do about it?
Is the federal government’s decision to take Yellowstone’s grizzlies off the endangered species list good news or bad news for the iconic bear?