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Mammals in the Military: Navy Dolphins

Mammals in the Military: Navy Dolphins

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 27, 2012 12

A squad of about 80 bottle-nosed dolphins is presently serving in the U.S. Navy. Some of these dolphins have been trained to find mines and mark their location by dropping an acoustic transponder. Human divers

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Dancing the River Back in Australia

Dancing the River Back in Australia

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 25, 2012 7

Our landscapes have a practical element that can’t be denied. They respond to and reflect back the physical forces of nature—drought, storms and temperatures certainly all have their impact on the health of the

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Big News: The Debut of Natural Habitat Expeditions!

Big News: The Debut of Natural Habitat Expeditions!

guest September 24, 2012 0

For several years, Natural Habitat Adventures has been partners with Explorers’ Corner, a unique active adventure travel company that explores some of the earth’s wildest and most interesting places. We are excited to announce

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Hearing Rachel Carson on the 50th Anniversary of “Silent Spring”

Hearing Rachel Carson on the 50th Anniversary of “Silent Spring”

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 20, 2012 6

September 27 will mark the fiftieth anniversary of the publication of Silent Spring, a book written by marine biologist Rachel Carson. In her famous tome, Carson warned about the harmful side effects entering the

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Snow Leopards Tagged in Afghanistan for the First Time

Snow Leopards Tagged in Afghanistan for the First Time

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 13, 2012 19

In a country that has seen war for more than thirty years, you’d expect to find very little megafauna left. That’s why the world was surprised when it was recently learned that in the

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Wildlife on Candid Camera

Wildlife on Candid Camera

Lisa Poppleton September 12, 2012 0

One of the features on the newly redesigned website of The World Wildlife Fund that I have enjoyed is the camera trap photo galleries from the Amazon, Russia, Nepal, and Ecuador. To obtain data

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