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Grizzly Bears, Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, Northern Rockies

The Latest On: Grizzly Bears, Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, Northern Rockies

November 29, 2011 | Blog Post

Yellowstone Grizzly Bears Safer For Now

Yellowstone grizzly bears warrant protection under the Endangered Species Act. So says the federal 9th Circuit Court of Appeals which recently upheld a lower-court ruling that rejected a federal government effort to strip the bears of their protections.

November 29, 2011 | Feature

Court Gives Grizzlies Something To Sleep On

In an ecosystem where all life is interrelated and connected, the decline of one life form can precipitate the decline of another. In other words, as the whitebark pine seeds go, so go the Yellowstone grizzlies. In November 2011, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a ruling that reinstated Endangered Species Act protections for Yellowstone’s iconic grizzly bear population.

March 25, 2011 | Feature

Crown of the Continent: Taming the Wild West

The "Crown of the Continent" ecosystem is one of the largest undeveloped landscapes remaining in the country, containing some of the most spectacular scenery and intact wildlife populations in the United States. But climate change is now dramatically altering this region, one of America's last wild places.

March 25, 2011 | Feature

Down to Earth: Tim Preso on Wildlife of the Crown of the Continent

Earthjustice is working to protect some of the threatened species in the Crown and elsewhere in the northern Rockies. Listen to Earthjustice Attorney Tim Preso speak about the importance of wolverines and other iconic wildlife to the region.

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