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February 2, 2015 | Feature

Infographic: Wolves Keep Yellowstone in the Balance

In the 1920s, government policy allowed the extermination of Yellowstone’s gray wolf—the apex predator—triggering an ecosystem collapse known as trophic cascade. In 1995—through use of the Endangered Species Act—the conservation community reintroduced the gray wolf to restore balance. The impact is dramatic.

January 29, 2015 | Feature

Timeline: Wolves in Danger

Explore the history of the northern Rocky gray wolves, beginning in the 1930s when their numbers were decimated after years of persecution, through their successful reintroduction in the 1990s, to current day's first legal wolf hunts in the northern Rockies in nearly a century.

March 6, 2015 | Blog Post

The Wolf: Man’s Best, and Oldest, Friend

New research has found that our relationship with wolves may go back further than previously thought—and could have been the impetus that allowed the first humans to spread across the world.

August 26, 2014 | Blog Post

Tween Wolf Advocate Calls Out Secretary Jewell (Very Politely)

Last year in Rhode Island, then-12-year-old Alyssa Grayson approached Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell at an event and boldly handed her a letter asking her to reconsider plans to delist wolves from the Endangered Species Act.

June 4, 2014 | Blog Post

Love and the Law Come to the Lone Wolf

California’s famous lone gray wolf – the first to set foot in the Golden State since his forebears were slaughtered to extinction nearly 100 years ago – has found love just across the border in Oregon, where biologists yesterday said they photographed his two pups peeking from a log.

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