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Month: October 2015

How Wolves Change Rivers

October 7, 2015

Yellowstone: The “little space” wolves were given in 1995 and 1996 when the federal government gave the green light to return wolves to portions of their native range in the West.  The reintroduction of gray wolves to our first national park has been described as a near-miracle, having occurred at one of those rare moments…

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Assessing The Federal Government’s State Of Scientific Integrity

October 1, 2015

Do you feel like scientific work is too politicized? Based on its own employees’ assessments, 73% of scientists working for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) reported that the agency gives too much weight to political interests. A new report released today by Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS), Progress and Problems: Government Scientists Report…

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