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These Chipmunks Are NUTS!
Some chipmunks hoard their acorns & others look for pre-hoarded nuts to snag. When one of the latter encounters one of the former, things get dicey. Check it Out »
Help Yellowstone Bison
Bison are icons of the American West. Tell Gov. Steve Bullock to stop the slaughter and let bison roam outside of Yellowstone! Take Action: Sign the Petition »
Carbon dioxide is one of the greenhouse gases contributing to global warming and subject to the Kyoto Protocol. Carbon emissions from deforestation, the burning of fossil fuels, changes in land use, and other human activities are increasing, while the earth's ability to soak up, or "fix" the carbon, is decreasing because of ocean and forest changes. Reforestation is a way to help restore the balance.
Due to a government plan to shut down the Desert Tortoise Conservation Center in Nevada, up to 1,400 captive tortoises will be relocated into wild tortoise habitats. However, desert tortoises in captivity are often not capable of surviving in the wild, and could even attract predators and spread disease to the already declining wild tortoise population.