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  • ... senior editor of the Club's Sierra Magazine, responded to news of the Nature study on Twitter:   If bird fatalities are an ... of Siberian tigers or fatally inept trapping of Sonoran desert jaguars in the Arizona desert because domestic cats kill far ...
  • ... I haven't seen them since. The parents have been back , or at least I'm pretty sure they have. Each morning I have a routine. I ... about the size of chickpeas. They were hatched into a desert full of hungry mouths. By the time they'd hatched, in fact, they'd ...
  • Researchers studying the deadly outbreak of distemper in desert kit foxes that started in 2011 report that they couldn't find any sick ... foxes trapped and sampled had distemper, a welcome bit of news for fans of the housecat-sized desert predator. A few of the foxes ...
  • ... There was something wrong with the cactus wren on our back porch. It was missing its tail feathers, for one thing. Cactus wrens fly ... though I've written about off-road vehicle abuse in the desert and the environmental effects of U.S. immigration policy and the ...
  • ... Energy Commission's staff has assessed the proposed Hidden Hills solar project, and says it will cause irreparable harm to ... to travel, avoid collisisons, or carry captured prey back to a nest to feed young. The upshot of the admittedly vague data, ...
  • ... have long been amongst us here in Southern California, back to our pre-Hispanic Native American era, and, as the fossils at the La ... foothills last year, make for sensational television news coverage and viral internet videos. Wild coyotes killing house pets, ...
  • ... it'll raise a question: why not bring the Mexican wolf back to the Mojave Desert ? Configure block ... is the salvation of the world. Perhaps this is the hidden meaning in the howl of the wolf, long known among mountains, but ...
  • ... But as we mentioned here last year in our reporting on the Desert Kit Fox Project's use of a low-cost drone to study the desert's ... times before getting to this sentence. Meanwhile, back on land, veteran desert tortoise biologist Tim Shields gave a talk ...
  • ... Solar Energy Project, now being built in the California desert in Riverside County. That bird was one of at least 61 birds whose ... our fossil fuel habit. But it's irresponsible to turn our back on harm done to wildlife by renewable energy generation. If for no ...
  • ... Dianne Feinstein announces her intent to reintroduce a desert protection bill. | Photo: Chris Clarke U.S. Senator Dianne ... almost a million and a half acres of the California desert , she announced Thursday. At a celebration of the 20th anniversary of ...

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