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Video: The New Zealand Wilds

Video: The New Zealand Wilds

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 16, 2018 0

New Zealand has always seemed to me to have a wild heart. Despite all of its domestic sheep and introduced birds and plants from Europe, it is still predominantly a place of beguiling beaches,

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Will You Miss the Animals You Never Knew?

Will You Miss the Animals You Never Knew?

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 14, 2018 3

Because of ongoing and potential loss of their sea ice habitat resulting from climate change, polar bears were listed as a threatened species in the United States under the Endangered Species Act in May

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Video: Life in the Cold—Photographing Arctic Animals

Video: Life in the Cold—Photographing Arctic Animals

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 2, 2018 3

“Thousands of years of evolution have prepared Arctic species like the polar bear, walrus and narwhal for life on and around the sea ice,” states World Wildlife Fund on its Arctic wildlife web page.

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“The Lorax”: Prophetic Warning or Poor Forest Management?

“The Lorax”: Prophetic Warning or Poor Forest Management?

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 31, 2018 8

“Way back in the days when the grass was still green and the pond was still wet and the clouds were still clean … .” So starts the tale the “Once-ler” tells in the

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Videos: Summer Nights with In-Sync Fireflies

Videos: Summer Nights with In-Sync Fireflies

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 19, 2018 5

Fireflies (also known as “lightning bugs” in some parts of the country) were one of the bonuses I got when, several years ago, I traded my house in the city for a more rurally

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Halfway into the Year of the Bird, and Still in Trouble

Halfway into the Year of the Bird, and Still in Trouble

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 17, 2018 2

We’re more than halfway into 2018, the Year of the Bird. When I wrote about this banner year back in December 2017, I wondered if by marking the 100th anniversary of the Migratory Bird

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