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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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After Earth Day 2017: An Alphabet from Outer Space

After Earth Day 2017: An Alphabet from Outer Space

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 25, 2017 1

On Saturday, the world celebrated Earth Day 2017. This one took on a different demeanor from Earth Days in our recent past. Reminiscent of the first Earth Day on April 22, 1970, this year

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Development Threatens Nearly Half of All Natural World Heritage Sites

Development Threatens Nearly Half of All Natural World Heritage Sites

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 18, 2017 3

The Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System. The Galapagos Islands of Ecuador. Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona. These are just three of the 238 natural and mixed (cultural and natural) sites designated as World

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