Eyes on Washington week ending 03.10.17

Former Montana Republican Congressman, Ryan Zinke was sworn in on March 1, 2017 as the Secretary of the Interior Department, assuming oversight of 400 million acres of public land, mostly in the West. Zinke told Senators at a January hearing that federal land management should be done under a multiple-use model that allows hiking, hunting, … Continue reading Eyes on Washington week ending 03.10.17

WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 29 January 2017

WildCat Conservation Legal Aid Society ~ WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner Our weekly podcast provides a recap of the week’s top news stories affecting all wildcats around the world. The series also highlights work performed by WCCLAS, featured interviews, commentaries and special reports. Top News Stories for Sunday, 29 January 2017: … Continue reading WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 29 January 2017

What satellites can tell us about how animals will fare in a changing climate

In a press conference last Monday at the American Geophysical Union meeting in San Francisco, three researchers discussed how detailed satellite observations have facilitated ecological studies of change over time. The presenters discussed how changes in Arctic sea ice cover have helped scientists predict a 30 percent drop in the global population of polar bears … Continue reading What satellites can tell us about how animals will fare in a changing climate