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Yosemite to Cut Trees for Better Views

Yosemite to Cut Trees for Better Views

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 23, 2011 8

“These darn trees are getting in the way of my view of nature,” joked one of my guides on a trip to British Columbia a few years back. We had stopped during a hike

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Extraordinary Cougar Caught on Tape

Extraordinary Cougar Caught on Tape

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 18, 2011 2

The cougar that lost his life recently on a highway in Connecticut pulled off one remarkable feat. He walked from South Dakota to the East Coast, a journey that probably encompassed 1,600 miles or

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One Cougar’s Epic Hike

One Cougar’s Epic Hike

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 16, 2011 7

On June 11, 2011, a mountain lion was killed on the busy Wilbur Cross Parkway in Milford, Connecticut. He was hit by a car. I don’t live in Connecticut—Wisconsin is my home—nor have I

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When Coal Cools: a Global Warming Enigma

When Coal Cools: a Global Warming Enigma

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 9, 2011 7

The Dallas-Fort Worth area is currently on its 39th consecutive day of temperatures in the triple digits. The region might soon break its record of 42 consecutive days at 100 or above, set in 1980. And

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End of an Exploration Era

End of an Exploration Era

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 4, 2011 5

When Atlantis lifted off from its launchpad on July 8, 2011, it marked the end of an era. The 30-year space shuttle program is now over. Never again will we thrill at the sight

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Adventure Coming, I Can Feel It in My Bones

Adventure Coming, I Can Feel It in My Bones

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 2, 2011 4

You’ve probably heard about people who “see” the color blue when they hear a certain note played on a piano, for instance, or experience a sweet “taste” in their mouths when they touch a

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