Names matter. The word “wilderness” still wrongly carries connotations of danger, desolation, even abandonment (consider the way we use it in popular idioms).
Editor's Note: Jennifer's blog is part of a four-part series in which our
Bill Hodge was awarded the Champion of Change Award for Engaging the Next Generation of Conservation Leaders
Designated wilderness, the highest level of public lands protection as outlined in 1964’s Wilderness Act, is full of animal life. This ranges from large, iconic mammals, such as wolves, bears and moose, to the smaller and lesser-seen.
Most of us are aware that the Earth is rapidly changing and that natural resources are dwindling.
The climate change story in America’s southwest can be told in two different ways.
President Roosevelt’s creation of the Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge in Florida enjoys a prominent place in conservation lore, both for the public lands precedent it set and the rather
A new report shows that 2013 was a record-shattering year for solar power, the biggest contender for becoming our nation’s leading clean energy source.
Editor's Note: Annette's blog is part of a four-part series in which our
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President Obama has vowed to urge Congress to designate new wilderness in the Refuge. Encourage him to keep fighting for this threatened land.