wildlife

Long-Running Conspiracist Fears Still Fuel Anti-Wolf Sentiments In Mountain States
Sentiment against the big canine predators in places like Idaho and Montana, especially among cattlemen, often borders on sheer rage. Read more...
Morning Open Thread
Ever wonder what bears do when we're not looking? Read more...
The Midway Atoll is home to millions of birds, and one of the world’s most beautiful natural sanctuaries. It also serves as a lens into one of the most profound and symbolic environmental tragedies of our time: the deaths by starvation of thousands of albatrosses who mistake floating plastic trash for food. Read more...
Hilarity ensued in response to Randall's tale of the “crazy ass honey badger.” Watch what the walruses have to say about their disappearing habitat as Randall narrates. Read more...
Aerial footage from May of 2010 by John Wathen shows the extent of the devastation created by the BP oil spill. H/T Treehugger. The Department of Justice presented examples of “gross negligence and willful misconduct” on the Read more...

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I thought I'd share the slide show I made last week after a close encounter with orcas in Haro Strait, off the west side of San Juan Island. As you can see, they got very close. And they were being downright garrulous. I managed to record some Read more...
The Arctic ice we all depend on is disappearing. Fast. Soon it could be ice free for the first time since humans walked the Earth. This would be not only devastating for the people, polar bears, narwhals, walruses and other species Read more...
Here's a slide show with sounds of killer whales off San Juan Island, images and sounds I captured this summer. I thought I'd share them with you all. It's for a book on orcas I'm currently writing. Read more...
Keith Olbermann talked to John Wathen from The Waterkeeper Alliance who has been photographing the disastrous environmental impact of the oil spill in Read more...
I don't know what President Obama is going to say tomorrow night about what he's going to do next, but if they don't do something to get control of th Read more...