Tag: Yellowstone National Park

Government Shutdown: Can Nature Be a Part of the Solution?

Written by | October 8th, 2013

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The federal government shutdown has closed the 400-plus national parks. Has it taken a shutdown to show just how much Americans value the nation’s lands and waters?

The Green Buzz: Tuesday, July 30

Written by | July 30th, 2013

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In today’s Green Buzz: massive mushrooms, monogamous mammals and more!

  1. Cute animal video alert! Bears attend impromptu back-scratching party. (TreeHugger)
  2. Why has monogamy evolved in mammals? Hint: it’s not because of love. (Discovery News)
  3. Discovered: a massive 33-pound fungus. Holy mushroom! (Huffington Post)
  4. Wolves return to Yellowstone National Park and the grizzly bears are happy. (BBC)
  5. Snow leopards and wild yaks becoming ‘fashion victims.’ (The Guardian)

Nature Photo of the Week: Spring Evening at Mud Volcano

Written by | May 23rd, 2013

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Spring evenings at Yellowstone National Park’s Mud Volcano prove to be a busy time for wildlife! Flickr photographer Jon Taylor Montana captured this image of bison and bears out for an evening stroll.

Nature Photo of the Week: Where the Buffalo Roam

Written by | November 2nd, 2012

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Flickr photographer bethmax captured this herd of buffalo roaming the green grasses of Yellowstone National Park. We love the contrast of colors in this shot — the dark buffaloes, their blonde calves and the lush grass. Thanks for submitting it through The Nature Conservancy’s Flickr group! See all of The Nature Conservancy’s featured daily nature […]

Nature Photo of the Week: Coyote Breath

Written by | February 3rd, 2012

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A chilly day set the stage for this stunning shot, taken in Yellowstone National Park. Flickr user mditmer1 writes, “it was a cold winter day with a high of only 10 degrees above.” Brr! Thanks for sharing this photo through The Nature Conservancy’s Flickr group! See all of The Nature Conservancy’s featured daily nature images—submitted to […]

America’s Exceptional Conservation Tradition Hangs in the Balance

Written by | February 4th, 2011

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One aspect of our history very clearly sets us apart from the rest of the world. Our director of U.S. government relations says it’s at risk now more than ever. Can a single initiative turn the tide?

Ecotourism: Green Problem or Green Solution?

Written by | November 4th, 2009

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Ecotourism is often presented as the savior for wildlife and wild places — providing local communities with financial incentives to preserve nature while also reducing poaching and development pressure. But, lately, others question whether rich Westerners jetting around the world really help much at all: They disturb animals, create demands for new development and only […]

Nature Photo of the Week: Morning Glory Pool

Written by | June 6th, 2009

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Get a bigger version of this photo by Jon Taylor Montana of Morning Glory Pool in Yellowstone National Park — and see all The Nature Conservancy’s featured daily nature images, submitted to the Conservancy’s Flickr group by people like you — at my.nature.org.

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