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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 0

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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Rushing into a World without Gray Wolves or Grizzly Bears

Rushing into a World without Gray Wolves or Grizzly Bears

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 11, 2017 3

Grizzly bears and wolves. Other than bison, does America have any mammals more representative of our nation? Unfortunately for them, grizzly bears and wolves are predators, and that sets them apart from bison. It

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Video: Hustle and Bustle at the Hummingbird Feeder

Video: Hustle and Bustle at the Hummingbird Feeder

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 16, 2017 2

Hummingbirds may be small, but they certainly pack a lot of appeal. Iridescent, colorful and capable of helicopter-like flying maneuvers, they enchant almost everyone. Hummingbirds were given their name because their wings flap so

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Drones: Wildlife Difficulty or Poaching Deterrent?

Drones: Wildlife Difficulty or Poaching Deterrent?

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 14, 2017 0

Drones have become popular conservation tools. The Bureau of Land Management, the Department of the Interior and the U.S. Geological Survey have all used unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to monitor wildlife populations or to

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Video: Endangered Honduras Frogs Get a New Health Clinic

Video: Endangered Honduras Frogs Get a New Health Clinic

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 16, 2017 1

Across the globe in the past few decades, an invasive chytrid fungus has been devastating amphibian populations. While scientists aren’t sure how the frog-killing form of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis swept the planet, many suspect it traveled

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Warming Oceans Due to Climate Change Causing Seabird Deaths

Warming Oceans Due to Climate Change Causing Seabird Deaths

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 14, 2017 4

Recently, in late 2016, hundreds of tufted puffins washed up dead on shores along the Bering Sea in Alaska. Earlier last year, tens of thousands of dead common murres were found on beaches from

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