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Wildlife Nation > Episode 18
Join host Jeff Corwin on an exploration of North America’s most remarkable reptiles. First, Jeff visits Florida to explore how a nuclear power plant is helping provide needed habitat for the American crocodile. Next, Jeff uncovers the slithering secrets of the Eastern indigo snake, the largest non-venomous snake on the continent. Later, Jeff travels to the marshy shores of Massachusetts to help conservationists save a species of turtle that’s captured the affection of an entire community.
Protect The Endangered Species Act
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Behind the Scenes
Rescue, Rehabilitate and Release Means Hope for Sea Turtles
Sometimes wildlife, like sea turtles, need a helping hand when injured by boat strikes, ingestion of plastic pollution, entanglement, and other threats. Read more about the importance of rehabilitation centers for Florida’s sea turtles.
Fire-Adapted: Plants and Animals Rely on Wildfires
Wildfires make it in the news for the tragedies that they leave in their wake, but aggressive fire suppression can disrupt the natural succession that occurs through fire cycles. Learn more about how wildfires can shape and create resilience within an ecosystem.
The Importance of Urban Wildlife Solutions
Development is one of the most pressing threats to wildlife conservation and biodiversity, making coexistence within urban areas a key factor in preserving our natural world. Learn more about what the Center for Conservation Innovation at Defenders is doing for urban wildlife conservation.
America’s Wildlife Are Counting On You
Support Defenders of Wildlife in our mission to save endangered and imperiled species and the habitats they need to survive. Your support will ensure our expert team of scientists, lawyers, wildlife advocates and activists have the resources needed to drive lasting change for wildlife.
After the Show
Defenders of Wildlife works on the ground, in the courts, and on Capitol Hill to protect and restore imperiled wildlife and habitats across North America. Learn more about what we do!
Help the Environment
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For The Family
Find ways that your family can help take care of the plants and animals in your backyard with our fun Junior Defender activities!