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All-White Orca Spotted off Russia’s East Coast

All-White Orca Spotted off Russia’s East Coast

Wendy Redal April 24, 2012 0

Dubbed “Iceberg” by researchers, an unusual full-grown all-white male orca has been sighted by scientists in the Commander Islands off Kamchatka in the Russian Far East. The orca’s 6.5-foot-high dorsal fin stood out among

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New Outdoor Apps—Bring Them with You Outdoors

New Outdoor Apps—Bring Them with You Outdoors

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 20, 2011 9

It’s less than a week before Christmas, and I’ll bet by now you’re beginning to feel “gadgeted out,” tired of being bombarded with all of the e-mail, internet and TV ads for nifty electronics,

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Video: A New Perspective on Earth

Video: A New Perspective on Earth

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 24, 2011 8

When we read about a rhinoceros species that just went extinct in Vietnam, or the plight of polar bears and how we could lose them in 40 years, or the countless other news items

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Video: Rhino Relocation

Video: Rhino Relocation

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 17, 2011 14

The last few weeks haven’t been good for rhinos. At the end of October 2011, the World Wildlife Fund declared the Javan rhinoceros (Rhinoceros sondaicus annamiticus) extinct in Vietnam. Then, within the span of

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Video: Urban Coyote

Video: Urban Coyote

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 27, 2011 7

Throughout human history, coyotes have been known as Creators and Destroyers, Tricksters and clever Simpletons. They are paradoxes on four legs. Perhaps the reason we humans can’t seem to neatly categorize the coyote is

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Coyotes and Badgers, Incorporated

Coyotes and Badgers, Incorporated

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 18, 2011 8

For much of recorded human history, whenever coyotes and humans have come in contact, it is the coyotes that lose—big-time. But unlike many species that have succumbed to extinction under a similar scenario, somehow

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