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We Need More Snow Days

We Need More Snow Days

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 10, 2013 6

I didn’t always love winter as much as I do now. As a kid, I remember trudging up to the bus stop through deep snowbanks and then having to wait on a busy traffic

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If Government Wildlife Numbers Are Routinely Overestimated, Should Trophy Hunting Be Outlawed?

If Government Wildlife Numbers Are Routinely Overestimated, Should Trophy Hunting Be Outlawed?

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 12, 2013 27

Today around the world, with government conservation monies dwindling and severe staffing cutbacks, it stands to reason that wildlife management entities desperately need the funds that recreational hunters provide—not only to keep population numbers

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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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Saving Giant Turtles in Indonesia

Saving Giant Turtles in Indonesia

Natural Habitat Adventures November 1, 2013 Comments Off on Saving Giant Turtles in Indonesia

“Kura-kura!” yelled the little village boy as he came running out of the dark tropical night and into our jungle camp. Two of our Papuan boatmen from our mother ship, the James Bond II,

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Video: The World’s Scariest Creatures

Video: The World’s Scariest Creatures

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 30, 2013 15

Snakes, spiders or scorpions—even though you’re a nature enthusiast, chances are that there’s at least one creature found within the world’s diverse animal kingdom that gives you the creeps. Watch the video below and

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Poachers Hack into a Tiger’s GPS Collar: Are Wildlife Tracking Devices Helping Criminals?

Poachers Hack into a Tiger’s GPS Collar: Are Wildlife Tracking Devices Helping Criminals?

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 22, 2013 18

There’s no doubt that tracking devices, such as GPS collars, have helped researchers monitor and conserve wildlife. While the necessity of capturing and handling wild animals—and the high costs involved—in order to attach these

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