Wolf attacks appear to follow seasonal patterns reflecting the feeding needs of wolf packs, livestock calving and grazing cycles.
These highly productive waters, according to NSF, act as “sponges” for carbon dioxide, absorbing quantities of the gas that otherwise would remain in the atmosphere where it would be expected to contribute to warming.
The lower portion of the McGinnis Glacier was observed covered in cracks, crevasses and ice pinnacles — evidence that the glacier moved forward.
Scientists expressed concerns about salvage logging following fires, which may slow the natural recovery of forests, streams and wildlife.
Washington state’s Puget Sound is the focus of a large-scale estuarine restoration project, spearheaded by conversation organizations hoping to amass a multi-billion dollar warchest.