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Wolves eat larger prey in warm times

As noted in prior posts, an effective method for assessing the occurrence of global warming is to examine the multitude of micro-effect studies. While these do not usually indicate rates of change, they help to provide substantial credence to the actuality of climate change. A study of the changes...

Marten Law: Ninth Circuit Finds Fish & Wildlife Failed to Adequately Account for Climate Impacts, and Keeps Yellowstone Grizzlies on ESA List

By Jessica K. Ferrell, Partner, Marten Law PLLC "The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals recently affirmed a Montana district court ruling that blocked the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (the "Service") from removing Yellowstone grizzly bears from the Endangered Species Act's (ESA...

State Net Capitol Journal Legislative Updates: Transfer of Yellowstone National Park Bison Halted

ENVIRONMENT A MONTANA judge blocks any further relocation of Yellowstone National Park bison to the Fort Belknap Indian Reservation. Judge John McKeon blocked any transfers until a lawsuit filed by ranchers and property rights groups opposed to the relocations is resolved (GREAT FALLS TRIBUNE). ...