Goodbye, Ski Resort. Hello, Grizzly Bear Corridor!

After three decades of legal battles, the Ktunaxa Nation tapped into Canada’s newest conservation tool to protect Indigenous lands.

April 20, 2020

The Jumbo Glacier region in the Purcell Mountains, California

Steve Shannon

Protesters gathered outside of a Jumbo Council meeting in 2013

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In Washington State, biologists and conservationists are working to open the wilderness (and people’s minds) to the Great Bear.

Western Dispatch

The state is considering a proposal to allow trophy hunters to bait and kill grizzly bears near Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks.


From coastal tide pools and rolling prairies to African savanna and arctic terrain, the earth is home to myriad ecosystems, each one regulated by interlinking parts, including the creatures that call them home.

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Thanks to the Trump administration’s regulatory freeze, the endangered rusty patched bumblebee might not get the protections it desperately needs.


Protecting umbrella species can help conservationists get the most bang for their bucks.

NRDC in Action

The park's threatened bears are on the road to recovery. But without continued federal protection, they'll be back on the path to extinction.