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  • A country cousin visits the big city

    Seth Shteir is astonished to encounter a small, endangered burrowing owl hiding in an auto mechanic’s shop deep in the wilds of Los Angeles.

  • A timeline of the desert tortoise’s slow and steady decline

    A timeline of the desert tortoise’s slow and steady decline

    A timeline of the desert tortoise’s slow and steady decline

  • American — and proud of it

    There’s nothing like a trip to Europe to make an American appreciate living in a country that still has wilderness.

  • Apache trout swim ‘full stream’ ahead

    Arizona's state fish is about to become the first fish removed from the endangered species list as a result of successful recovery.

  • Are whale watchers taking a toll on Puget Sound's orcas?

    Are whale watchers taking a toll on Puget Sound's orcas?

    Unraveling the mystery of the whales' steady decline.

  • Atlas of Pacific Salmon

    The Atlas of Pacific Salmon by Xanthippe Augerot provides a thorough, well-illustrated, scientific but readable examination of the state of salmon species on both sides of the North Pacific

  • Audio: High Country Views, episode 4

    Audio: High Country Views, episode 4

    Judith Lewis, Jonathan Thompson and Cally Carswell talk mining politics. Plus, an audio postcard from a California ghost town inhabited by pikas.

  • Battle for the core of Wyoming

    Battle for the core of Wyoming

    Wyoming's sage grouse protection strategy gives fossil fuel elbow room while leaving wind energy out in the breeze.

  • Bear killing increases but protection decreases

    Illegal killing of grizzlies seems to be increasing in the Northern Rockies even as Interior Secretary Gale Norton announces plans to take Yellowstone’s bears off the endangered species list

  • Bears and bull trout may block mine

    A judge rules that constructing the Rock Creek Mine would jeopardize threatened populations of grizzly and bull trout in the Cabinet Mountains Wilderness of Montana

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