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Video: “The Messenger” Movie’s Memo about Songbirds

Video: “The Messenger” Movie’s Memo about Songbirds

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 28, 2016 1

Imagine a world without birdsong. That’s the scenario a new documentary, titled The Messenger, wants you to envision, because it could actually happen sooner than we think. Songbird populations throughout the world are in

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Clouds Can Help Find Threatened and Endangered Species

Clouds Can Help Find Threatened and Endangered Species

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 5, 2016 1

Cloud-gazing is, perhaps, a lost pastime. Before the Internet grabbed their attentions and took up most of their time, children would lie back on a summer day and try to find pictures in the

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Video: Protecting Nature’s Cleanup Crews, the Vultures

Video: Protecting Nature’s Cleanup Crews, the Vultures

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 22, 2016 9

Because of many, current cultural biases around the world, vultures don’t immediately bring up in us feelings of empathy and likability. But they should. According to BirdLife International, vultures are the bringers of life—not

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Video: the Interrelated and Networked Earth

Video: the Interrelated and Networked Earth

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 3, 2016 16

Environmental philosopher and early national park advocate John Muir wrote in his 1911 book, My First Summer in the Sierra, “When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to

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Penguins, the 2016 Oscar Awards and World Wildlife Day

Penguins, the 2016 Oscar Awards and World Wildlife Day

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 1, 2016 2

Last night, Leonardo DiCaprio accepted his first Best Actor Oscar award. He used his moment at the podium to remind us about the planet’s most urgent threat: rapid climate change. His message was timely. Just

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Vanquished Vultures and Criminal Coyotes: Underappreciated Wildlife

Vanquished Vultures and Criminal Coyotes: Underappreciated Wildlife

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 23, 2016 17

Poaching has pushed species of elephants and rhinos to the brink of extinction. Poachers are also bringing another type of animal to the edge of existence, but I bet you haven’t even heard of its

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