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Beached Dolphins Rescued

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 29, 2012 7

When a single whale or dolphin strands itself on a beach, it is usually very sick. When those animals strand themselves in groups, however, other, unknown factors are probably at play. There are several

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Meet Siku, A Polar Bear Cub With a Mission

Meet Siku, A Polar Bear Cub With a Mission

Wendy Redal March 27, 2012 0

Few baby animals are more adorable than a roly-poly white polar bear cub. So it’s no wonder that Siku has stolen the hearts of the world via the Polar Bear Cam at Denmark’s Scandinavian

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James Cameron Reaches Bottom of the Ocean, Deepest Solo Dive Ever

James Cameron Reaches Bottom of the Ocean, Deepest Solo Dive Ever

Wendy Redal March 26, 2012 0

National Geographic Explorer and Filmmaker James Cameron makes a triumphant return from the bottom of the Challenger Deep, nearly seven miles below the ocean's surface

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Bhutan Takes Measures Against Wildlife Poaching

Bhutan Takes Measures Against Wildlife Poaching

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 20, 2012 11

By any measure, Bhutan is a spiritual place, known for how it assesses the quality of life of its citizens, phrased as “gross national happiness (GNH).” The term, in fact, was coined in 1972

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Play the Bird-ID Game

Play the Bird-ID Game

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 15, 2012 6

Ever wonder who creates those plant- or animal-identification, outdoor apps and how designers know which questions they need to ask in order to help you make a positive ID? Now, you can get in

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Answers to Our Nature Trivia Quiz!

Answers to Our Nature Trivia Quiz!

Wendy Redal March 14, 2012 2

Thanks to all who took part in our Nature Trivia Quiz. You’re a savvy bunch; we received quite a few 100% correct responses! The winner was Jim Reisert, who was first to send in

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