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What Makes a Species “Native”?

What Makes a Species “Native”?

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 6, 2011 4

Denali National Park and Preserve, established in 1917 as Mount McKinley National Park, is known the world over for its stunning scenery, wild and remote frontier regions, and Denali — at 20,320 feet, the

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Thank-You Note from a Whale

Thank-You Note from a Whale

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 21, 2011 3

When going out into the Sea of Cortez, California, with the intended purpose of doing some whale watching, it’s probably not all that unusual to actually come across some whales. However, finding a dead

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Study: Polar Bear Cubs Drowning Due to Sea Ice Loss

Study: Polar Bear Cubs Drowning Due to Sea Ice Loss

Wendy Redal July 19, 2011 0

Polar bears in peril have become an icon for the woes of a warming planet. The sea ice they rely upon to hunt seals is freezing later and breaking up earlier, while diminishing overall. Scientists

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The Adventures of a Photo

The Adventures of a Photo

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 7, 2011 3

Images of natural landscapes have spoken to our souls since the time we started painting them on cave walls. And every few months, it seems, another new report touts the healing benefits of the

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Great Migrations—from Small Creatures

Great Migrations—from Small Creatures

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 10, 2011 4

If you dread overseas flights because you always land intolerably tired and exceedingly hungry, I have some facts that might help you put such ordeals into perspective. It was recently discovered that a female

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Walrus Beach

Walrus Beach

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 31, 2011 0

With Arctic sea ice at the third lowest level in recorded history, it’s not only polar bears that are facing climate change challenges. Tens of thousands of walruses are coming ashore in northwest Alaska,

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