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Humpback Whales Are Gathering in Huge Numbers. Why?

Humpback Whales Are Gathering in Huge Numbers. Why?

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 5, 2017 7

Whales are complex creatures with very large brains. We are only just beginning to understand small portions of their highly developed cultures. Among the many things we don’t know about them is why they

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African Wild Dogs Are the First Heat-Adapted Species Shown to Be Suffering from Climate Change

African Wild Dogs Are the First Heat-Adapted Species Shown to Be Suffering from Climate Change

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 22, 2017 1

Polar bears struggling to find the ice floes they need for hunting and survival became the icon of climate change and our rapidly warming planet decades ago. And we’ve often heard how hotter temperatures

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Be a Wildlife Naturalist During August’s Solar Eclipse

Be a Wildlife Naturalist During August’s Solar Eclipse

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 8, 2017 1

On Monday, August 21, 2017—for the first time in nearly a century—a total solar eclipse will cross the United States from coast to coast. A solar eclipse happens when a new moon moves between

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Losing Wildlife Hurts Biodiversity—and Our Bottom Lines

Losing Wildlife Hurts Biodiversity—and Our Bottom Lines

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 1, 2017 1

Wildlife tourism—tourism specifically based on encounters with undomesticated animals—accounts for 20 to 40 percent of the total $1 trillion annual, global tourism industry. This comes from a paper published in late 2015 in the

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Videos: Watch as Robotic Animals Secretly “Spy” on Wildlife

Videos: Watch as Robotic Animals Secretly “Spy” on Wildlife

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 22, 2017 2

Camera traps, GPS tracking and radio-collaring are all tools that researchers have traditionally used to study the wildlife that shares the planet with us. But it seems there’s now another method—an ingenious one—that allows

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When Animals Gather, Our Language Gets Lyrical

When Animals Gather, Our Language Gets Lyrical

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 6, 2017 3

When we get together to appreciate the arts, for political purposes, for social interactions or simply for support, we can be called, among other things, an audience, a band, a bunch, a cohort, a

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