Most of the news surrounding too much carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is aimed at our changing climate. But there’s another issue when it comes to carbon in the atmosphere that threatens to harm the oceans and disrupt the food chain. It’s ocean acidification.
A new Congress and a new presidential administration may be underway, but heated debates over natural resources management in America continue.
You’ll never see a heath hen, Labrador duck or great auk. These migratory birds went extinct by the early 1900s.
The National Park Service’s 100th anniversary this year is the biggest event in a century for America’s public lands, and although the actual date won’t roll around until Aug. 25, the park service has planned a yearlong celebration to mark this milestone.
In 2008, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service reported that the trend in outdoor activities for the years 2001-2006 showed decreases in hunting (-10 percent) and freshwater fishing (-14 percent).
“Nothing is more priceless and more worthy of preservation than the rich array of animal life with which our country has been blessed,” Richard Nixon said on signing the Endangered Species Act in 1973.
In April, I was one of 22 journalists who toured five Western states and covered 1,900 miles to see firsthand the complex challenges of conserving the greater sage grouse.
Stacks of informative articles and level-headed opinion pieces have been written of late about our slinking progress toward wholesale public land transfer and the ongoing efforts to stop it.
By Bill Powell — In 2001, the U.S. Supreme Court, in the “Tasini” case, declared…
By Lawrence G. Keane — The National Shooting Sports Foundation, representing the firearms and ammunition industry, supports the right of hunters to choose ammunition…