The Owyhee plan would designate 517,000 Idaho acres as federal wilderness and put other public land up for sale.
Lax regulations have allowed development to surge to the breaking point.
On snowshoes and in aircraft, they pick up the trail of the celebrated predator as part of a wildlife retreat.
Paparazzi naturalists catch nature in the act with strategically placed motion-sensitive cameras.
Congress is poised to expand two marine sanctuaries along the state's wild north coast.
Santos Junior Guilaza makes charcoal for a living – he and legions of people like him literally fuel the engine of rural souther Africa.
Speed of climate change makes glasshouses bulwarks in the battle to preserve biodiversity.
One lawsuit aims to halt Wednesday's lease sales in the Chukchi Sea. Another would contest any listing of the polar bear as 'threatened.'
A federal agency is poised to say whether global warming means the bear should be added to the 'threatened species' list.
Scientists say drastic measures need to be taken to restore the bluefin.
Northwest's dams are a source of clean energy. But scientists say they endanger salmon and orcas.