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An indigo bunting is among the birds captured in super-slow motion in the Su Rynard documentary The Messenger. (Courtesy)

Messenger much more than a movie for the birds 

WILDLIFE WATCHING -- The 2001 documentary Winged Migration, drew public attention to birds in a new way by attaching cameras to big birds in flight and filming them as if we were soaring right alongside the flock. The Messenger does for songbirds what Winged Migration...

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A wolverine is seen in Glacier National Park. The wolverine will not be gaining threatened-species status. (Associated Press)

Wildlife groups sue for wolverine protections 

ENDANGERED SPECIES -- Making it three-in-a-row posts on environmental lawsuits --- a coalition of advocacy groups today challenged the government’s denial of federal protections for the snow-loving wolverine, filing a lawsuit that contends officials ignored evidence a warming climate will eliminate denning areas for the...

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U.S. Forest Service wildlife biologist Keith Aubry holds a young female wolverine, the first to be captured in a study of the elusive creatures in the Pacific Northwest. 
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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 Plan for the Conservation of Wolverines in Idaho, developed by Idaho Department of Fish and...

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A young bull moose in Minnesota is a survivor in a mysterious decline that’s closed or curtailed hunting from Idaho through the Midwest. (Associated Press)

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 and more extreme weather events fueled by manmade climate change are making survival...

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