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Centennial of the Migratory Bird Treaty: Will It Survive Another 100 Years?

Centennial of the Migratory Bird Treaty: Will It Survive Another 100 Years?

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 9, 2016 8

On December 10, 2015, an 18-year-old southeastern Texas man shot two whooping cranes in a rural area located about 18 miles west of Beaumont, Texas. He said he was hunting ducks. Whooping cranes are

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Video: Conservation Canines in Action

Video: Conservation Canines in Action

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 4, 2016 7

Last week, you read about shelter dogs that are finding employment—and a new lease on life—as conservation officers in the University of Washington’s Conservation Canines (CK9) program. In the video below, you’ll see some

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Dogs May Be Our Best Conservation Aids

Dogs May Be Our Best Conservation Aids

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 26, 2016 25

Radio collars, GPS tracking devices and remote-controlled drones—when it comes to monitoring wildlife, it’s easy to get caught up in high-tech devices. It turns out, however, that our best tool for endangered species conservation

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Wildlife Photo of the Week: Star of a Spar

Wildlife Photo of the Week: Star of a Spar

Kendal Yoakum January 1, 2016 Comments Off on Wildlife Photo of the Week: Star of a Spar

Every Friday we choose our favorite photo of the week from our Wildlife Photo of the Day website. This week we chose two sparring polar bears. Photographer Nancy Keith Kelly took this photograph while in Churchill with

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Wildlife Photo of the Week: Patient Polar Bear

Wildlife Photo of the Week: Patient Polar Bear

Kendal Yoakum December 18, 2015 Comments Off on Wildlife Photo of the Week: Patient Polar Bear

Every Friday we choose our favorite photo of the week from our Wildlife Photo of the Day website. This week we chose this polar bear patiently waiting in the willows as it snows. Photographer Suzanne Emerson

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Video: Trees Have Their Own Internet, and It Works Like Ours

Video: Trees Have Their Own Internet, and It Works Like Ours

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 1, 2015 33

I admit I may be what some would consider a little too woo-woo, “out there” when it comes to trees. I’ve always had a special affinity for them; I’ve even written whole books about

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