So far about half of the Yellowstone herd has been killed or died, with remaining numbers estimated beween 2000 and 2300. The biggest bone of contention, and the most poorly documented, is just what constitutes an appropriate herd size. Although a few scientific papers on the subject exist, they rarely receive public visibility, which means that most arguments are conducted in a relatively factless environment. Not that the science on this issue is conclusive, obviously, or there wouldn’t be so much contention.
Victory for Opponents in Battle Against Gold Mining Exploration in Paradise Valley
Opponents of a proposed mine just north of Yellowstone National Park in Montana’s Paradise Valley won a …