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A Look Back at Biodiversity; Forecast for 2011

A Look Back at Biodiversity; Forecast for 2011

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 6, 2011 2

The arrival of a new year always prompts us to take a look back at the one just passed; to summarize it, to put closure on it. It was about a year ago that

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“Assisting Migration” Could Be Aiding Extinction

“Assisting Migration” Could Be Aiding Extinction

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 2, 2011 10

As our 2010 calendars now come down off the walls and we look at the crisp, new, blank pages of 2011, we can’t help but wonder what this New Year has in store for

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Eating Goose Eggs and Other Culinary Adventures

Eating Goose Eggs and Other Culinary Adventures

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 13, 2010 6

The statistics regarding a worldwide climate trend toward global warming and the resultant loss of biodiversity are alarming—and attention getting, to say the least. Most of us have heard the often-quoted statement that the

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Wild New Wonders of the Amazon

Wild New Wonders of the Amazon

Wendy Redal November 1, 2010 1

Did you know a new species was found every 3 days in the Amazon rainforest in the past decade? The Amazon is the most biodiverse place on earth. Learn about some of the fascinating

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Lost Language Underground

Lost Language Underground

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 11, 2010 9

Tucked away for centuries in a remote corner of northeastern India, a rare language lives. According to reports from the National Geographic Society, the language, called “Koro,” has just been “discovered” by researchers from

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Biodiversity, By Design

Biodiversity, By Design

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 30, 2010 19

We humans have drained half the world’s wetlands and fully exploited or overexploited 75 percent of its fishing grounds. There are other sobering statistics our behavior has caused: every day, 130 species of plants

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