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Beyond the Stripes

Beyond the Stripes

WWF December 20, 2017 0

Tigers are inspirational. Their extraordinary nature and symbolism moves people to act and make bold commitments. In 2010, leaders of the 13 countries that are home to tigers agreed on an ambitious conservation goal:

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“Bird Years” and the Year of the Bird, 2018

“Bird Years” and the Year of the Bird, 2018

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 19, 2017 0

Wildlife science has many measurements; for example, “carrying capacity,” “depredations” or “translocations.” But there’s a new scale I recently came across: “bird years lost.” A bird year is a quantity devised by ornithologist Daniel

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Resilience in a Changing Climate

Resilience in a Changing Climate

WWF December 13, 2017 0

For hundreds of years, polar bears have been migrating though Churchill to make their way across the frozen Hudson Bay. I was excited to be in the “polar bear capital of the world” to

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A Better Way to Bear It

A Better Way to Bear It

WWF December 6, 2017 0

Harboring one of the planet’s last great bastions of ice, East Greenland is a wild Arctic landscape. Polar bears reign over this raw terrain—an expanse of hardy tundra, jagged fjords and massive glaciers. But

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2017: Warm Fall, Cold Winter. It’s Still Climate Change.

2017: Warm Fall, Cold Winter. It’s Still Climate Change.

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 5, 2017 1

Fall 2017 will officially come to a close in just about two weeks. It was probably one of the warmest falls that you can remember. That’s why it may be hard now, in the

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Turkeys: Smart and—Perhaps—Beautiful Birds

Turkeys: Smart and—Perhaps—Beautiful Birds

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 23, 2017 0

Despite what you may have learned in elementary school, there were probably no turkeys at the first Thanksgiving. The written menu listed fowl, but this most likely meant ducks, goose, grouse, passenger pigeons, swans—or

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