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WWF Report: 52 Percent of the World’s Biodiversity Is Gone

WWF Report: 52 Percent of the World’s Biodiversity Is Gone

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 7, 2014 17

When the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) released its Living Planet Report 2014 on September 30, it wasn’t the usual doom-and-gloom environmental news story that is forgotten the next day. The report — the result of

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Unlikely Act of Love in Katmai National Park

Unlikely Act of Love in Katmai National Park

Derek Ward October 3, 2014 0

Holly, a brown bear in Katmai National Park and Preserve has opened her paws and taken in a new cub, which was abandoned earlier this summer by his own mother. Adopting another cub is

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Grizzly Bear Travels: A Photo Essay

Grizzly Bear Travels: A Photo Essay

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 11, 2014 17

Being close enough to view a grizzly bear in the wild inspires feelings of awe and nostalgia: wonder at their size and power and a longing for an America that once was — when

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50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act: the Meaning of Wilderness by 10 American Authors

50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act: the Meaning of Wilderness by 10 American Authors

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 2, 2014 5

Tomorrow, September 3, 2014, will mark the fiftieth anniversary of the Wilderness Act. In 1964, the bill that created the act passed the Senate by a vote of 73–12 and the House by 373–1.

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Young People Have Less Money Than Ever Before, So Why Are They Traveling More?

Young People Have Less Money Than Ever Before, So Why Are They Traveling More?

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 15, 2014 3

The ages of some of my fellow travelers on a recent trip to Antarctica surprised me. A stay on a ship that takes you to the more remote regions of the world typically isn’t

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Video of the Week: Arctic Footage Filmed by a Polar Bear!

Video of the Week: Arctic Footage Filmed by a Polar Bear!

Chris Miller June 20, 2014 0

The U.S. Geological Survey has released a clip of the first video shot from the neck of a polar bear on Arctic sea ice. In April, scientists led by research biologist Anthony Pagano placed cameras on

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