Articles About Wildlife

Please see the below articles about Wildlife from past editions of the AWI Quarterly Magazine.

Parliamentary Report Condemns Current Kangaroo Management

In October, Australia’s New South Wales (NSW) Parliament published a blistering report entitled Health and wellbeing of kangaroos and other macropods in New South Wales, taking to task the NSW government for serious issues regarding...

Building Back a Better Climate

This is part two of a two-part series. In our previous issue, we described the devastating impacts that a warming planet is having on wildlife and its habitat. Here, we examine initiatives the Biden administration...

AWI Funds Innovative Wildlife Science

Since 2007, the Christine Stevens Wildlife Award, named after AWI’s late founder and long-time president, has provided over $900,000 in grants in total to over 85 award recipients to support innovative research to humanely study...

Idaho Redoubles Its Attacks on Wolves

The US Department of Agriculture’s Wildlife Services program recently killed eight wolf pups on federal public lands in Idaho. Conservation groups and a representative of Timberline High School—named after one of the affected packs—sent a...

Oil Spill Harms California Wildlife and Wetlands

An underwater pipeline ruptured about five miles off California’s southern coast in early October, spewing at least 25,000 gallons of oil into the sea. While the exact cause remains unclear, investigators believe the pipeline may...

The Promise of Castor Coexistence

One of the most misguided, counterproductive, and inhumane forms of wildlife management in the United States is the annual mass killing of beavers (Castor canadensis). Each year, tens of thousands of the reclusive animals are...

Mysterious Illness Killing Birds

In late May, a mysterious illness began killing songbirds in Washington, DC, Maryland, and Virginia. Cases were then found in nine additional states (Delaware, Florida, Indiana, Kentucky, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and West Virginia)...

Biden Administration Suspends ANWR Leases

The Biden administration announced in June that it would suspend all leases and leasing activities in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) until it completes a comprehensive environmental review of the program under the National...