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Hunters Have Killed More than 180 Wolves in the Northern Rockies

Without Federal Protection, Bloodbath is Underway

A bloodbath is underway in the northern Rocky Mountains as hunters there relentlessly target wolf packs in the region. Wolf hunts are grinding away in the northern Rockies, fueled by government bureaucracies and state politicians that employ bizarre language ranging from technocratic…
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by: James William Gibson – November 14, 2011

As Drought Continues, Some Texans Resort to Feeding the Wildlife

Biblical Dry Spell Forcing Some to Reconsider Our Prodigal Way of Life

When my cousin Rob Abbott and his wife Liz retired in 2007 and moved from Houston 50 miles northwest to Austin County, they thought they’d found paradise on their new 35-acre homestead. There was a clear flowing stream full of fish, “solid…
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by: James William Gibson – September 20, 2011

Dead Wolves Walking

Wolf Hunts Scheduled in Idaho & Montana Unless Federal Judge Intervenes

Since April, when Congress removed gray wolves in Idaho and Montana from the protection of the Endangered Species Act by inserting a rider in a federal budget bill, state governments have been racing to prepare for wolf hunts this fall. (Read Gibson's…
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by: James William Gibson – July 21, 2011

Cry, Wolf

How a Campaign of Fear and Intimidation Led to the Gray Wolf’s Removal from the Endangered Species List.

“Nabeki” didn’t expect everyone to love her when, in September 2009, she founded the website “Howling for Justice” to celebrate the return of gray wolves to the Northern Rocky Mountains and to protest the then-pending wolf hunts in Montana and Idaho. She didn’t expect to fear for her life, either. But after she posted the names of Montana wolf hunters on her site, the threats began. On a single day in February…
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by: James William Gibson – Summer 2011

World of Wonder

Toward a re-enchantment with Nature

Illustration by Yuta Onoda The biggest environmental victory of the past 20 years is one most of us don’t see. It is hidden, dispersed in smaller, seemingly unrelated events that have occurred in different parts of our culture, often in places that are not the normal terrain of environmentalism. Only the parent of a 10-year-old might notice that children’s films no longer portray the killing of a beloved pet as a necessary…
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by: James William Gibson – Winter 2010

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