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Mining vs. Monument: Which Will We Choose for the Grand Canyon?

Mining vs. Monument: Which Will We Choose for the Grand Canyon?

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 9, 2016 3

The Grand Canyon in Arizona is one of the planet’s Seven Natural Wonders. More than a mile deep, the canyon runs for 277 river miles, which are protected as Grand Canyon National Park. If

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Canyons of the Southwest – Top Photos

Canyons of the Southwest – Top Photos

Peter Davis Krahenbuhl December 14, 2015 0

In honor of the striking desert landscapes of the American Southwest that have long captivated photographers and scenic landscape enthusiasts alike, we are in search of the best photos that the Southwest US has

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Video of the Week: Timelapse of “The Wave” in Arizona

Video of the Week: Timelapse of “The Wave” in Arizona

Kendal Bower January 23, 2015 0

Filmed and produced by Gavin Heffernan and Harun Mehmedinovic in association with BBC Earth, Wavelight is a timelapse of The Wave, Arizona’s famed rock formation. Comprised of sandstone that hardened over time, the Wave

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Are Wolf Protection “Kid Cages” Necessary, or Just a Scaremongering Tool?

Are Wolf Protection “Kid Cages” Necessary, or Just a Scaremongering Tool?

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 5, 2013 37

When I was growing up in Wisconsin, I would hear occasional rumors of kids in the Northwoods having to worry about wolves as they “waited for the school bus.” Why they would have to

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Starry Nights in Danger at Bryce Canyon National Park

Starry Nights in Danger at Bryce Canyon National Park

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 29, 2012 13

America’s national parks give us the rare opportunity to see a star-filled night sky, a window on nature that most of us who live anywhere near a town or developed area have probably never truly

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Rare ocelot found in Arizona backyard

Rare ocelot found in Arizona backyard

Wendy Redal February 10, 2011 1

That's no ordinary kitty treed by a dog in a southern Arizona backyard! This young ocelot's presence might indicate that the small population in Mexican Sonora is making its way over the border for

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