Modern-day scientists, retracing the path of Joseph
Grinnell in Yosemite National Park, document conspicuous changes in
the natural world and find a culprit unimagined by biologists 100
years ago: global warming
by Michelle Nijhuis,
Oct 17, 2005
On his 12th attempt, Rep. Richard Pombo, R-Calif.,
succeeds in pushing a bill through the U.S. House designed to
reform the Endangered Species Act and end critical habitat
by Brodie Farquhar,
Oct 16, 2005
Mishaps and mayhem from around the West.
by Jonathan Thompson,
Feb 17, 2014
The GOAT Blog
by Sarah Gilman,
Aug 20, 2014
An ecologist helps wildlife safely cross highways.
by Ben Goldfarb,
Aug 13, 2014
A writer wonders what it would be like to study the coati, a Southwestern cousin of the raccoon.
by Sharman Apt Russell,
Dec 05, 2013
The GOAT Blog
Five extraordinary women tested for seventy-five peculiar toxins.
by Jeff Chen,
May 07, 2009
Biologist Les Bighorn, a Dakota Sioux, works to restore
the swift fox to its native landscape on the Fort Peck Sioux and
by Cathy Moser,
Apr 28, 2008
Despite all the fuss about wolves and other wild
predators, feral and free-roaming dogs in the West may actually
pose a greater danger to livestock, wildlife and people.
by Troy Anderson,
May 26, 2008
The National Rifle Association wants to enshrine the right
to hunt in state constitutions, but even some hunters have their
doubts about the wisdom of doing so.
by Nathaniel Hoffman,
Jun 09, 2008