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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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Can National Parks Survive Our Behavior for Another Century?

Can National Parks Survive Our Behavior for Another Century?

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 15, 2016 4

This was a banner year for our national parks. In 2016, we celebrated 100 years of America’s “best idea,” to quote environmentalist and nature writer Wallace Stegner. Many of us flocked to our national

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Video: Imperiled Corals of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef

Video: Imperiled Corals of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 10, 2016 0

The Great Barrier Reef, a United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage site located on the northeast coast of Australia, was surprisingly absent in a report on climate change published earlier this

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Bad Economics: Pachyderm Poaching and Refuge Reductions

Bad Economics: Pachyderm Poaching and Refuge Reductions

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 8, 2016 0

We are losing animal species at an alarming, unprecedented rate, and our wild places are increasingly coming under attack. If we’re not careful, our planet could soon have far fewer other kinds of beings

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Wildlife Photo of the Week: Cat Toy

Wildlife Photo of the Week: Cat Toy

Kendal Bower September 30, 2016 0

Every Friday, we choose our favorite photo of the week from our Wildlife Photo of the Day website. This week we selected lions of Tanzania. Photographer Deborah Vanasek was on safari with Nat Hab in

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Silencing Science to Benefit Tourism

Silencing Science to Benefit Tourism

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 20, 2016 9

Earlier this year, the United Nations (UN), the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the Union of Concerned Scientists issued a report on climate change titled World Heritage and Tourism in

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