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A Look Back at Biodiversity; Forecast for 2011

A Look Back at Biodiversity; Forecast for 2011

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 6, 2011 2

The arrival of a new year always prompts us to take a look back at the one just passed; to summarize it, to put closure on it. It was about a year ago that

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“Assisting Migration” Could Be Aiding Extinction

“Assisting Migration” Could Be Aiding Extinction

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 2, 2011 10

As our 2010 calendars now come down off the walls and we look at the crisp, new, blank pages of 2011, we can’t help but wonder what this New Year has in store for

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Adventuring in Antarctica with Journalist Susan Moran

Adventuring in Antarctica with Journalist Susan Moran

Wendy Redal December 13, 2010 1

Follow along with science journalist Susan Moran as she gets an earful from an elephant seal, learns to tell penguins apart, and takes an ocean swim -- without a dry suit! -- surrounded by

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Eating Goose Eggs and Other Culinary Adventures

Eating Goose Eggs and Other Culinary Adventures

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 13, 2010 6

The statistics regarding a worldwide climate trend toward global warming and the resultant loss of biodiversity are alarming — and attention getting, to say the least. Most of us have heard the often-quoted statement

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Narwhals: Helping track climate change in the Arctic

Narwhals: Helping track climate change in the Arctic

Wendy Redal November 8, 2010 0

Learn how narwhals, the odd-looking Arctic whales with single, unicorn-like tusks, are furthering climate research efforts by helping oceanographers measure wintertime temperatures of the sea beneath the pack ice in Baffin Bay

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Happy Birthday, Global Warming

Happy Birthday, Global Warming

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 16, 2010 18

Happy 35th, global warming. No, I’m not implying that the earth started to warm up just 35 years ago, but that this month marks the birthday of the two-word term. On August 8, 1975,

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