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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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Video: Listen to the Howls of Coyotes, the “Song Dogs”

Video: Listen to the Howls of Coyotes, the “Song Dogs”

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 13, 2016 0

The coyote is often described as the most vocal of North America’s mammals. While there’s a lot of overlap in the sounds that coyotes, dogs and other canid species make—from startled huffs to whines

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Attitudes Toward Wildlife: the Right Kind of Caring?

Attitudes Toward Wildlife: the Right Kind of Caring?

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 11, 2016 7

American attitudes toward wild animals are growing more positive, according to a new study published just last month in the international journal Biological Conservation. Between 1978 and 2014, our thinking about eight historically stigmatized

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Vanquished Vultures and Criminal Coyotes: Underappreciated Wildlife

Vanquished Vultures and Criminal Coyotes: Underappreciated Wildlife

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 23, 2016 17

Poaching has pushed species of elephants and rhinos to the brink of extinction. Poachers are also bringing another type of animal to the edge of existence, but I bet you haven’t even heard of its

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USDA Wildlife Services Killed More Than Four Million Animals in 2013. Was It Justified?

USDA Wildlife Services Killed More Than Four Million Animals in 2013. Was It Justified?

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 19, 2014 11

Wildlife Services, part of the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, set off a firestorm of criticism recently when it released data showing that in 2013 the agency killed

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Urban Animals: Wildlife Is Adapting to City Life

Urban Animals: Wildlife Is Adapting to City Life

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 15, 2013 31

During the winter months, bald eagle watching is one of my favorite pastimes. In Wisconsin where I live, the raptors tend to hang out on the Mississippi and Wisconsin Rivers. Surprisingly, rather than head

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