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By Meghan Bartels / On December 23rd, 2014

Photo by Rob Lee, used under...

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By Meghan Bartels / On December 16th, 2014

We're pleased to be able to share Roshan Patel's award-winning documentary about coexisting with endangered Asiatic lions in India. The lion once roamed from northern Morocco to central India, but by the early twentieth century, fewer than 50 survived,...

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By Cristina Eisenberg / On December 10th, 2014

This female wolf wandered from Yellowstone to the Grand Canyon. Photo courtesy Arizona Game and Fish Department.

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By Eric Dinerstein / On December 2nd, 2014

Ravens are hardy birds and remain in the Maryland region through the winter.

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By Meghan Bartels / On October 29th, 2014

Mule deer at Torrey Creek Trailhead. Photo © Scott Copeland.

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By Meghan Bartels / On October 24th, 2014

The recovery of black-footed ferrets is one of the success stories of conservation biology.

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By Eric Dinerstein / On October 20th, 2014

A monarch butterfly in DC.

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By Meghan Bartels / On September 21st, 2014

Sea otter.

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By Eric Dinerstein / On September 15th, 2014

Eastern rat snakes have a bad reputation. Photo by D. Gordon E.

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By Dominick A. DellaSala / On September 4th, 2014

Editor’s note: Today marks the fiftieth anniversary of the signing of the Wilderness Act. To commemorate the anniversary, we asked a small group of Island Press authors to reflect on the influence of this law to date and how its role may or should...

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