wildlife

Landowners Small and Large
2:43 pm
Wed November 5, 2014

'We're All Producing Wildlife'

Credit The Breakthrough Institute

Whether you're raising cattle outside of Bozeman, growing coffee in India, or maintaining your lawn in Hamilton, you're producing and managing wildlife.

Researcher Paul Robbins says that's neither good nor bad - it's just a fact. Robbins is director of the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies at the University of Wisconson-Madison.

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Clip of the Week
12:01 am
Thu September 18, 2014

What Can We Learn From Wildlife?

Biologist Douglas Chadwick with a Mongolian Grizzly Bear.
Credit Hunter J. Causey

Humans like to believe we're on the top of the pyramid when it comes to intelligence. Wildlife biologist Douglas Chadwick isn't so sure.

In our Clip of the Week, Chadwick talks about his experience working with big-brained animals, and explains two great reasons for studying wildlife.

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Clip of the Week
12:00 am
Thu July 24, 2014

Finding Peace Between People And Elephants

Dr. Jonah Western, chairman of the African Conservation Centre, Nairobi, Kenya
Credit David Western

Dr. Jonah Western, chairman of the African Conservation Centre, Nairobi, Kenya Western is a scientist studying conflict and co-existence between wildlife and humans. In community-based conservation, Western has discovered a model that could be useful not just in Kenya, but in Montana.

In our Clip of the Week he explains how two different  elephant encounters heavily influenced his view of wildlife and wildlife-human conflict.

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Reflections West
2:38 pm
Mon January 27, 2014

Alicia Gignoux

1/14 & 15/2014 - Alicia Gignoux reflects on the human ethic of sharing the land with wildlife.  She pairs her own thoughts with a prose poem by Charles Finn.