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“The Lorax”: Prophetic Warning or Poor Forest Management?

“The Lorax”: Prophetic Warning or Poor Forest Management?

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 31, 2018 8

“Way back in the days when the grass was still green and the pond was still wet and the clouds were still clean … .” So starts the tale the “Once-ler” tells in the

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The Superpower of Nature Travel

The Superpower of Nature Travel

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 24, 2018 2

There’s no doubt that spending time in nature has restorative benefits. From forest bathing to simply looking at the ocean, nature’s healing powers are well documented. In recent years, however, research is also showing

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Wildlife Photo of the Week: Looking

Wildlife Photo of the Week: Looking

Kendal Bower July 20, 2018 0

Every Friday, we choose our favorite photo of the week from our Wildlife Photo of the Day website. This week we chose a crane family in Illinois, USA. When photographer Stan Kirschner saw these

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Videos: Summer Nights with In-Sync Fireflies

Videos: Summer Nights with In-Sync Fireflies

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 19, 2018 5

Fireflies (also known as “lightning bugs” in some parts of the country) were one of the bonuses I got when, several years ago, I traded my house in the city for a more rurally

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Halfway into the Year of the Bird, and Still in Trouble

Halfway into the Year of the Bird, and Still in Trouble

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 17, 2018 2

We’re more than halfway into 2018, the Year of the Bird. When I wrote about this banner year back in December 2017, I wondered if by marking the 100th anniversary of the Migratory Bird

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Traveler Story: Paradise in Antarctica

Traveler Story: Paradise in Antarctica

Natural Habitat Adventures July 16, 2018 1

“A bank of fog lingered far off in the distance along the Antarctic Peninsula, leaving us with sunshine and blue skies on the morning of a day that would turn out to be one

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