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Wildlife Photo of the Day: Brotherly Love

Wildlife Photo of the Day: Brotherly Love

Kendal Yoakum November 25, 2016 0

Every Friday, we choose our favorite photo of the week from our Wildlife Photo of the Day website. This week we selected lions in Serengeti National Park. Photographer Brad Starry snapped this tender moment between two

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Gray Whale – Greatest Endurance Athlete in the World?

Gray Whale – Greatest Endurance Athlete in the World?

Peter Davis Krahenbuhl November 21, 2016 Comments Off on Gray Whale – Greatest Endurance Athlete in the World?

Humans, eat your heart out—in the animal kingdom, there are many endurance athletes! The monarch butterfly flies 3,000 miles to its winter grounds in Mexico. Caribou (also known as reindeer), which are found in

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Wildlife Photo of the Day: Busy Otter

Wildlife Photo of the Day: Busy Otter

Kendal Yoakum November 18, 2016 Comments Off on Wildlife Photo of the Day: Busy Otter

Every Friday, we choose our favorite photo of the week from our Wildlife Photo of the Day website. This week we chose a sea otter in Alaska. Photographer Richard Estler came across this otter floating

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Can National Parks Survive Our Behavior for Another Century?

Can National Parks Survive Our Behavior for Another Century?

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 15, 2016 2

This was a banner year for our national parks. In 2016, we celebrated 100 years of America’s “best idea,” to quote environmentalist and nature writer Wallace Stegner. Many of us flocked to our national

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Video: Imperiled Corals of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef

Video: Imperiled Corals of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 10, 2016 Comments Off on Video: Imperiled Corals of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef

The Great Barrier Reef, a United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage site located on the northeast coast of Australia, was surprisingly absent in a report on climate change published earlier this

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Bad Economics: Pachyderm Poaching and Refuge Reductions

Bad Economics: Pachyderm Poaching and Refuge Reductions

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 8, 2016 Comments Off on Bad Economics: Pachyderm Poaching and Refuge Reductions

We are losing animal species at an alarming, unprecedented rate, and our wild places are increasingly coming under attack. If we’re not careful, our planet could soon have far fewer other kinds of beings

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