Habitat Conservation

When habitats are threatened, so are the animals who live there.

A Conservation Journey

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by Kent Wimmer

What Florida needs is a core of wildlife habitats — connected by corridors through forests, agricultural areas and wetlands — that will help its diverse wildlife thrive.

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What’s in a Niche?

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by Aimee Delach

Wildlife is already feeling the effects of a warming climate, especially those species that are adapted to a specialized niche.

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Groups sue to save endangered pallid sturgeon

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February 3, 2015
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BOZEMAN Daily Chronicle
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© Melissa Ward
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America’s Wildlife Refuges Belong to All of Us

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by Jamie Rappaport Clark

The Arctic Refuge’s coastal plain is a priceless landscape of pristine land and deserves the utmost protection.

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Smallest Cetacean on the Brink of Extinction in Mexico

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Vaquita (illustration), © Karel Havlicek/National Geographic Creative
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by Juan Carlos Cantu

With the rapid decline of the rare vaquitas, we are hopeful that the Mexican government will commit to preserving this unique animal.

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