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Video: Hustle and Bustle at the Hummingbird Feeder

Video: Hustle and Bustle at the Hummingbird Feeder

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 16, 2017 2

Hummingbirds may be small, but they certainly pack a lot of appeal. Iridescent, colorful and capable of helicopter-like flying maneuvers, they enchant almost everyone. Hummingbirds were given their name because their wings flap so

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Contrary World: Science Education, Pipelines and Wildlife

Contrary World: Science Education, Pipelines and Wildlife

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 7, 2017 2

Now, when I wake up in the mornings, I feel as if I’m just about to step foot into a truly either-or, binary-only, black-or-white, contrary world; a world where every advance forward in science

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Concrete Jungles Store Carbon Dioxide, But Is It Enough?

Concrete Jungles Store Carbon Dioxide, But Is It Enough?

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 21, 2017 0

Called the “lungs of the world,” our planet’s forests store more carbon dioxide in their leaves, soil and wood than is contained in the Earth’s entire atmosphere—often for hundreds of years. Forests keep the

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Video: Endangered Honduras Frogs Get a New Health Clinic

Video: Endangered Honduras Frogs Get a New Health Clinic

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 16, 2017 1

Across the globe in the past few decades, an invasive chytrid fungus has been devastating amphibian populations. While scientists aren’t sure how the frog-killing form of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis swept the planet, many suspect it traveled

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Warming Oceans Due to Climate Change Causing Seabird Deaths

Warming Oceans Due to Climate Change Causing Seabird Deaths

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 14, 2017 4

Recently, in late 2016, hundreds of tufted puffins washed up dead on shores along the Bering Sea in Alaska. Earlier last year, tens of thousands of dead common murres were found on beaches from

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Video: Close Encounters with Churchill’s Polar Bears

Video: Close Encounters with Churchill’s Polar Bears

Peter Davis Krahenbuhl February 13, 2017 0

Each fall, the world’s greatest concentration of polar bears convenes at the edge of Hudson Bay in Manitoba, Canada, waiting for the sea ice to form and their seal hunting season to begin. Perhaps

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