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Natural Areas of the Future May Be Cities

Natural Areas of the Future May Be Cities

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 29, 2011 12

A baby born in India was recently selected to represent the seven billionth person added to the world. It’s clear that Homo sapiens sapiens, at least for now, aren’t in any eminent danger of

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Eating Traditionally, or Eating Touristy?

Eating Traditionally, or Eating Touristy?

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 22, 2011 19

Part of the pleasure of visiting new places is learning about local customs and tasting homegrown foods. Who hasn’t at least wanted to try haggis in Scotland, say, or “cod cheeks” in Newfoundland? It’s

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Rhino Relocation

Rhino Relocation

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 17, 2011 14

The last few weeks haven’t been good for rhinos. At the end of October 2011, the World Wildlife Fund declared the Javan rhinoceros (Rhinoceros sondaicus annamiticus) extinct in Vietnam. Then, within the span of

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Coyotes and Badgers, Incorporated

Coyotes and Badgers, Incorporated

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 18, 2011 8

For much of recorded human history, whenever coyotes and humans have come in contact, it is the coyotes that lose—big-time. But unlike many species that have succumbed to extinction under a similar scenario, somehow

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Re-Creating the Dinosaurs

Re-Creating the Dinosaurs

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 6, 2011 0

Nature travelers know that it’s much easier to protect the diverse fauna and natural habitats that we now have than to lose them and then try to reintroduce species or re-create those once-natural environments

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I “Break” for Bears

I “Break” for Bears

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 29, 2011 4

Calm, stoic strength. The consummate mother. Introspection. A symbol of the wild itself. No matter what bears represent for you personally, you are sure to have an opinion on them and what their proper

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