Items by Liza Gross

Could an Alaska mining project jeopardize Earth’s largest bald eagle gathering?
Could an Alaska mining project jeopardize Earth’s largest bald eagle gathering?
Scientists studying eagles on the Chilkat River near Haines worry that nearby mineral exploration may threaten a chum salmon run the migrating raptors rely on, possibly with cross-continent consequences.
Encountering a California condor takes one writer back in time
Encountering a California condor takes one writer back in time
An interaction with a rare vulture sparks reflections on dinosaurs and extinction.
Cougars in chaos
Washington’s cougar population is in serious trouble, and some trace recent problems back to a 1996 ban on hunting the big cats with hounds.