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Utah Wildlife

  • In this episode of This Green Earth: Dr. David Stoner, Research Assistant Professor for Wildland Resources at Utah State University. Smith speaks about the ever-increasing encounters with wildlife hikers and campers are having in Utah. Stoner gives us the facts about mountain lions, shares why drought and warming have the potential to increase human encounters, and tells us the best way to handle an encounter.
  • Today on This Green Earth, host Chris Cherniak brings back a best of show with (1:02) Yale University lecturer Wake Smith, who teaches a course on climate mitigation. The course syllabus forms the basis of his new book, Pandora's Toolbox: The Hopes and Hazards of Climate Intervention. In it, Smith offers readers an accessible introduction to the hopes and hazards of some of humanity's most controversial technologies. Then (27:17) Dr. David Stoner, Assistant Professor for Wildland Resources at Utah State University. Smith discusses the ever-increasing encounters with wildlife that Utah hikers and campers are having. Stoner provides facts about mountain lions, shares why drought and warming may increase human encounters, and explains how best to handle an encounter.
  • Wildlife on Utah roadways is a dangerous reality. On Hwy 30 over the weekend, a driver in a mid-size car struck a moose and is lucky to be alive. The…