The National Wildlife Refuge System and the Hallmarks of Modern Organic Legislation
- High, wild valley named 500th refuge. Eliot, John L. // National Geographic;Apr95, Vol. 187 Issue 4, p148
Focuses on the 500th wildlife refuge, Canaan Valley in West Virginia, granted by the United States Fish and Wildlife Service. Protection of the Cheat Mountain salamander and the endangered Virginia northern flying squirrel; Features of the refuge.
- INTRODUCTION. // Natural Resources Journal;Fall2004, Vol. 44 Issue 4, preceding p931
Introduces a series of papers on wildlife refuges across the U.S., in the September 2004 issue of the "Natural Resources Journal."
- THE GREATEST SHOW ON EARTH. Snyder Sachs, Jessica // National Wildlife (World Edition);Feb/Mar2003, Vol. 41 Issue 2, p18
Focuses on the challenges facing the U.S. National Wildlife Refuge System. Description of the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge; Historical Details on the establishment of the system; Impact of the National Wildlife Refuge System Improvement Act on the refuge system; Role of citizens'...
- Gratitude fest for tiger protectors. // Telegraph (Calcutta, India);7/26/2013, p1
The article focuses on huge number of thank you cards received by 40 members of the strike force at the Pakke Tiger Reserve in Arunachal Pradesh, India in July 2013 in recognition of their wildlife protection record.
- Alaska's crude threat. Leopold, Jason // Earth Island Journal;Autumn2005, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p39
This article reports that thousands of caribou and other types of wildlife will be displaced if law-makers pass a measure to allow drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. That's just one of many alarming claims that employees working for British Petroleum, the parent company of BP...
- PLEISTOCENE DREAMS. Donlan, Josh // Orion Magazine;Jul/Aug2008, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p13
The article presents the author's views on North America's fauna. The author proposed restoring fauna to North America by conservation of endangered species like American mastodons, western camels, Mexican horses, and American cheetahs and lions. According to the author, the consequences to...
- Last of the lions. Pain, Stephanie // New Scientist;9/20/2003, Vol. 179 Issue 2413, p36
Focuses on the state of lions and the need to take adequate steps to stop the population of lions from dwindling further in Africa. Decrease in the population of lions; Contribution of wildlife parks in protecting lions; Purpose of Laikipia Predator Project; Methodology used to save lions. ...
- Smithsonian Science: First Class on a Coach Budget. Froelich, Adrienne // BioScience;Apr2003, Vol. 53 Issue 4, p328
Founded in 1846, the Smithsonian Institution is a world leader in scientific research spanning paleobiology to planetary science. Three separate panels concluded that the Smithsonian Institution has met its goal when it comes to science, but continued progress is at risk because of a stagnant...
- Too Wild To Waste. Van Putten, Mark // International Wildlife;May/Jun 2001, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p7
Explains why Arctic National Wildlife Refuge must be saved and prevented from opening to oil production. Important of the refuge for the way of life and survival of the Gwich'in tribe; Porcupine and caribou herd in the area; Range of migratory bird species that make the refuge their temporary home.