Donna Metcalf

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Congress’ Summer Fling With Marijuana

How Congress turned on the DEA and embraced weed.<p>Last year, a similar amendment by Rep. Thomas Massie (R-Ky.) to protect state-legal industrial hemp programs passed 237-170. This year, it passed 289-142, just on the cusp of a veto-proof majority, a threshold that sponsors are always shooting for …

Cannabis
Astronomy

Inspiring Wildlife Conservation With Photography

Photography is one of the best ways to connect people with the natural world, both for the photographer as well for those who are inspired by stunning images. Photography can inspire a love of wildlife and desire to protect it.<p>For the last 43 years, <i>National Wildlife</i> magazine, the award-winning …

Why People Participate In Fundraising Events (Infographic)

<i>Photo by Climate Watch via Flickr CC</i><p>While at a wildlife conservation expo recently, a friend and I remarked to one another that while the event was …

Nonprofits

Sloth Sanctuary Center Oregon Washington - pet a sloth interaction and feeding with penguin, wolf, lemur interaction encounters

<b>Zoological Wildlife Conservation Center</b> is a tiny, intimate, highly specialized endangered and delicate species Wildlife Conservation Center. ZWCC …

Wildlife
Papua New Guinea

5 Ways to Stop the World's Wildlife Vanishing

Full marks to colleagues at the World Wildlife Fund and the Zoological Society of London for the “Living Planet Report 2014” and its headline …

Renewable Energy Versus Wildlife Conservation

Migrating waterfowl at feeding grounds via Pembina Institute<p>The argument goes something like this:<p>Real environmentalist: <i>“We should not allow the</i> …

Wildlife Conservation Just Got Sexy

The ins and outs of animal reproduction<p><i>Sex on Earth</i>, out from Bloomsbury this fall, is filled with mystery and intrigue, but not exactly the kind …

Wildlife Conservation: Scat Used to Identify Tigers and Leopards in Genetic Breakthrough

Indian scientists from the Centre for Cellular and Molecular Platforms, National Centre for Biological Sciences, Centre for Wildlife Studies and …

Wildlife

We Can Make a Difference for Our Planet After All: 10 Wildlife Conservation Success Stories from 2014

We cannot ignore the realities of habitat loss for wildlife, the extinction crisis, and the impact climate change has on nature; but equally as important, we should not forget the good news and the successes through conservation action.<p>When we remember the successes, we find hope that gives us the …