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Bald Eagle Gets a New Beak

Bald Eagle Gets a New Beak

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 10, 2013 13

With their fierce, intense eyes, deadly claws and hooked beaks, bald eagles have adorned flags and led armies into battle throughout the ages. The national emblem of the United States since 1782—and a spiritual

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And to All a Good Night: The Snoring Hummingbird

And to All a Good Night: The Snoring Hummingbird

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 20, 2012 6

On these dark, wintry nights, you may find yourself preferring the proverbial “not a creature was stirring,” but when you hear the cute “snoring” of this creature, you just might change your mind. The

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Changing Minds with “Chasing Ice”

Changing Minds with “Chasing Ice”

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 11, 2012 5

Not since Al Gore’s 2006 film An Inconvenient Truth has such a powerful documentary feature film come out about the Earth’s changing climate. In the recently released Chasing Ice, National Geographic photographer James Balog

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Video: The Last Tasmanian Tiger

Video: The Last Tasmanian Tiger

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 6, 2012 16

As with the film footage of the last known imperial woodpecker or the remains of the last passenger pigeon, seeing video of the final member of any animal’s kind is sad and eerie, and

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Concern for the Environment Reaches a New Low

Concern for the Environment Reaches a New Low

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 27, 2012 30

The exhausting November 2012 presidential election is finally over. Now we Americans begin what can be another long and involved phase: analysis of that election. One recent item to come out of this process

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Video: The Right Whale Encounter

Video: The Right Whale Encounter

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 22, 2012 6

The most rare of all large whales, right whales were given their common name by whalers, who identified them as the “right whales” to kill. At 50 feet long and weighing 70 tons, right

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