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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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Wildlife Labor: Using Eagles to Combat Drones

Wildlife Labor: Using Eagles to Combat Drones

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 10, 2017 9

From employing dogs to protect our airports and track endangered species to using ravens to replant the forests we destroy, using animals to do our work isn’t a new idea. But now, for the

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De-stressing Dogs and Pettable Pigs: Making Holiday Travel Happy

De-stressing Dogs and Pettable Pigs: Making Holiday Travel Happy

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 20, 2016 1

While dogs have been working at airports around the country for some time as narcotics officers and runway-geese police, some animals are now finding gainful employment in terminals in, well, more “fluffy” roles. But

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A New Movement: Personhood for All Animals

A New Movement: Personhood for All Animals

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 30, 2016 3

Black Lives Matter. Blue Lives Matter. Veterans Matter. You could probably name a dozen other organizations that work to convince us that all human lives have value. And while most of us can probably

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Video: New Rhino Cam Could Help Thwart Poachers

Video: New Rhino Cam Could Help Thwart Poachers

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 6, 2015 5

In 2014, poachers killed more than 1,200 rhinos in South Africa, which is about one death every eight hours. Numerous methods of thwarting these criminals have been advanced in the past several years—from painting

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