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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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Video: Wear Lionfish Jewelry to Protect the Atlantic Ocean

Video: Wear Lionfish Jewelry to Protect the Atlantic Ocean

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 19, 2017 2

Lionfish, a colorful native of the South Pacific and Indian Oceans (the Indo-Pacific region) have now taken up what could become permanent residence in the Atlantic Ocean—from North Carolina to Florida, in all Gulf

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Rent a Wild Animal in Australia: A Conservation Innovation?

Rent a Wild Animal in Australia: A Conservation Innovation?

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 17, 2017 1

Allowing wildlife—a public resource—to be transferred into the hands of private operations isn’t a new idea. Many U.S. states allow the practice to generate income in economically stressed areas. Now, however, some Australian conservationists

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Go Tell a Polar Bear How Much of the Arctic You’re Melting!

Go Tell a Polar Bear How Much of the Arctic You’re Melting!

Peter Davis Krahenbuhl December 29, 2016 0

Scientists can now measure individuals’ direct contributions to global climate change—and the results are staggering. According to a recent paper published in the journal Science (yes, that’s “science”), lead author Dirk Notz calculates that

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Top 5 Most Exotic, Endangered Creatures—Borneo Unleashed

Top 5 Most Exotic, Endangered Creatures—Borneo Unleashed

Peter Davis Krahenbuhl December 15, 2016 0

In the emerald depths of the world’s tallest rain forest on the Pacific island of Borneo, life flourishes. The dense jungle canopy shelters a host of wild animals that leap, dart and crawl among

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Gray Whale – Greatest Endurance Athlete in the World?

Gray Whale – Greatest Endurance Athlete in the World?

Peter Davis Krahenbuhl November 21, 2016 0

Humans, eat your heart out—in the animal kingdom, there are many endurance athletes! The monarch butterfly flies 3,000 miles to its winter grounds in Mexico. Caribou (also known as reindeer), which are found in

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