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By 2018, High-Speed Internet Service Will Be in Every National Park

By 2018, High-Speed Internet Service Will Be in Every National Park

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 2, 2016 15

This year, the National Park Service (NPS) is celebrating its centennial, and there are numerous plans and scheduled activities to encourage more Americans to discover and explore their national parks. But one future plan is

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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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Video: David Bowie’s “Space Oddity” in Space

Video: David Bowie’s “Space Oddity” in Space

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 21, 2016 1

Last week, English musician David Bowie died at the young age of 69. Whatever you think of his music, he was widely regarded as an innovator, known for the intellectual depth of his work.

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Is Ringling Brothers Really “Retiring” Its Elephants?

Is Ringling Brothers Really “Retiring” Its Elephants?

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 19, 2016 0

Circus elephants in Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey shows got good news last week when it was announced on January 11, 2016, that they would be retired in May. That statement follows a

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Lions Are Now Protected Under the U.S. Endangered Species Act, but Will It Help Conserve Them in Africa?

Lions Are Now Protected Under the U.S. Endangered Species Act, but Will It Help Conserve Them in Africa?

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 12, 2016 5

As of January 22, 2016, lions will be protected under the Endangered Species Act, which is administered by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS). Our federal government, of course, cannot regulate conservation practices

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Video: Spend 13 Minutes with Our Awe-Inspiring Earth

Video: Spend 13 Minutes with Our Awe-Inspiring Earth

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 7, 2016 6

Almost a decade ago, the world fell in love with the documentary series Planet Earth. Produced by the BBC, the project employed 71 cameramen spending more than 2,000 days in the field, filming in

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