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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 that the

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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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Send in the Crows

Send in the Crows

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 15, 2010 10

Three animal or plant species are going extinct every hour, according to a report presented by Ahmed Djoghlaf, executive secretary of the Convention on Biological Diversity, an international treaty that is part of the

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