Month: February 2021

Are Hunters Really the Biggest Conservationists in America?

Dear EarthTalk: Are hunters really the biggest conservationists in America? – Joe W., Raleigh, NC Hunters do play a large part in conservation efforts across the U.S. through their taxes, licenses and donations. In fact, the National Wildlife Refuge System itself was founded by a hunter: President Theodore Roosevelt. That being said, the mere act […]

Ski Resorts vs Global Warming

Dear EarthTalk: Given the existential threat to their industry, what are ski resorts, gear makers and professional skiers and snowboarders doing to fight global warming? — J. Simms, Rutland, VT It’s undeniable that climate change has been affecting and continues to threaten the winter sports and tourism industries. Colder regions around the world are experiencing […]

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