Outdoors

WEDNESDAY, JULY 23, 2014


Feds doubt climate change’s impact on wolverines

  THREATENED SPECIES -- The wolverine, perhaps the coolest critter you've never seen, is threatened, according to considerable research, by global warming that's likely to reduce the snow packs vital ...

TUESDAY, JULY 15, 2014

Idaho adopts wolverine management plan

THREATENED SPECIES -- The Idaho Fish and Game Commission last week unanimously approved the nation's first state management plan for sustaining the largest member of the weasel family. The Management ...

THURSDAY, JUNE 26, 2014

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TUESDAY, MARCH 4, 2014

TUESDAY, NOV. 19, 2013

Wildlife groups raises heat in climate change debate

CLIMATE CHANGE -- The National Wildlife Federation continues to point out the potential impacts of climate change on wildlife populations and the sports, hobbies and economies they support. Rising temperatures, deeper droughts ...

TUESDAY, OCT. 15, 2013

Inslee leads climate change workshop in Spokane

ENVIRONMENT -- Gov. Jay Inslee, and a bipartisan group of Washington legislators will be in in Spokane on Wednesday for a Climate Legislative Executive Workgroup (CLEW) meeting to clear the path ...

SATURDAY, APRIL 20, 2013

Adventure scientists document chilling facts of global warming

ENVIRONMENT – “Chasing Ice,” a fascinating and award-winning National Geographic documentary about adventure-scientist documenting changes in the arctic will be presented by the Idaho Conservation League and other local environmental groups ...

TUESDAY, MARCH 26, 2013

TUESDAY, MARCH 19, 2013

MONDAY, MARCH 18, 2013

Climate change not kind to kindly pikas

WILDLIFE -- Researchers are documenting how climate change is dealing a skimpy hand to the chipper pika, the "rock rabbits" of the high mountain talus slopes, as reported in this ...

THURSDAY, DEC. 20, 2012

FRIDAY, DEC. 7, 2012

THURSDAY, SEPT. 20, 2012

Scientists document acceleration in arctic ice melt

ENVIRONMENT -- More sobering news related to climate change: Arctic ice melt smashes record set in 2007 As the arctic ice melt ended Sunday, scientists calculated the extent of the melt at 293,000 square ...

MONDAY, SEPT. 17, 2012

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SUNDAY, SEPT. 11, 2011

Arctic ice melt nears record

CLIMATE CHANGE -- Driven by an unprecedented meltdown across much of the Canadian North, the planet's Arctic ice cover has retreated this summer to its second-smallest extent in the 30-year ...

MONDAY, AUG. 15, 2011

MONDAY, JAN. 17, 2011

2010 a record-book year for climate

CLIMATE CHANGE-- Last year was a climatological wonder, with figures indicating that 2010 was not only the wettest since record keeping began in 1860, but the year also tied with ...

Rich Landers

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Rich Landers writes and photographs stories for a wide range of outdoors coverage, including a Sunday feature section and a Thursday column. He also writes the Outdoors Blog.


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