March 27, 2023

How I found myself befriending a wild fox

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A scientist went against the grain on her industry’s rule against anthropomorphizing nonhuman animals—here’s what she discovered. By Catherine Raven / Independent Media Institute Editor’s note: At 15, Catherine Raven left home and headed west to work as a national park ranger. She later earned a PhD in biology and built an off-the-grid house on an […]

A [US] federal judge just granted grizzly bears in and around Yellowstone a huge favor ahead of hunting season

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By Laura Zuckerman, Reuters From Business Insider A federal judge on Monday ordered Endangered Species Act protections restored to grizzlies in and around Yellowstone National Park. The move effectively puts on ice plans for the first licensed trophy hunts of the bears in the region in more than 40 years. The outcome caps one of […]

Missing treasure hunter remains found in New Mexico

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By Mary Hudetz and Susan Montoya Bryan Associated Press From Daily Democrat Authorities ID remains as those of missing treasure hunter ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A treasure hunter who disappeared this year while searching for an author’s cache of gold and jewels in the New Mexico wilderness was confirmed dead by authorities Tuesday after his remains […]