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Eagle Steals a Camera and Creates One-of-a-Kind Film

Eagle Steals a Camera and Creates One-of-a-Kind Film

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 17, 2014 6

The recent popularity of GoPros and other helmet cameras have certainly given us some amazing footage of the natural world, the likes of which have never been viewed before. Now, it seems, an eagle

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Will Climate Change Increase Antarctica’s Biodiversity — Or Diminish It?

Will Climate Change Increase Antarctica’s Biodiversity — Or Diminish It?

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 15, 2014 11

We’ve all heard the dire predictions about the world’s polar bears: according to the U.S. Geological Survey, two-thirds of them could disappear by 2060, even under moderate projections for shrinking summer sea ice caused

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A Great Migration: Sandhill Cranes and Their Very Small Plot of Land

A Great Migration: Sandhill Cranes and Their Very Small Plot of Land

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 25, 2014 12

As I was driving home from the YMCA yesterday, I saw two sandhill cranes near a small pond that sits along the highway, only about a half-mile from my house. They were my first

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Antarctica: Discovery on the (Black-and-) White Continent

Antarctica: Discovery on the (Black-and-) White Continent

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 18, 2014 14

The world is shrinking. Advances in communication, computer technology, and transportation have all played a role in making the world a smaller place. Now, it’s easy to “travel” to an exotic locale, just by

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Video: Crows, the Ultimate Problem Solvers

Video: Crows, the Ultimate Problem Solvers

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 20, 2014 48

Given all the research that has been conducted on domestic and wild animals, we shouldn’t be surprised at how “intelligent” they are. Yet, evidence of their mental abilities still has the capacity to astound

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California Is the First State to Ban Lead Ammunition: Should All States Follow Suit?

California Is the First State to Ban Lead Ammunition: Should All States Follow Suit?

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 18, 2014 24

Kudos to California. Last October, it became the first state to ban lead ammunition for all types of hunting. The ban will benefit the state’s namesake condors, which nearly went extinct. In 1982, only

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