The Spine of the Continent: Protecting Grizzly Bears

The Spine of the Continent is a landscape conservation initiative named for the entire Rocky Mountain expanse from the Yukon down through Mexico. Grizzly bears are a key species in this area.

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In “The Spine of the Continent,” author Mary Ellen Hannibal travels the length of the Spine, an area that describes the Rocky Mountains all the way from Canada down through Mexico. Hannibal digs deep into the history of America’s habitat, the animals within it, and the scientists and controversies behind the environment science that aims to protect it.
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