Good Nature »

Video: Hustle and Bustle at the Hummingbird Feeder

Video: Hustle and Bustle at the Hummingbird Feeder

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 16, 2017 0

Hummingbirds may be small, but they certainly pack a lot of appeal. Iridescent, colorful and capable of helicopter-like flying maneuvers, they enchant almost everyone. Hummingbirds were given their name because their wings flap so

Read More »
Drones: Wildlife Difficulty or Poaching Deterrent?

Drones: Wildlife Difficulty or Poaching Deterrent?

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 14, 2017 0

Drones have become popular conservation tools. The Bureau of Land Management, the Department of the Interior and the U.S. Geological Survey have all used unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to monitor wildlife populations or to

Read More »
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

Read More »
Video: The Case for Going on a Mind Trip

Video: The Case for Going on a Mind Trip

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 2, 2017 0

There’s a type of trip you can go on anytime you want. It doesn’t cost anything, and it’s guaranteed to spark your creativity and to give you all the refreshment afforded by a typical

Read More »
Let Your Mind Wander: Those “Travels” Are Good for You

Let Your Mind Wander: Those “Travels” Are Good for You

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 28, 2017 0

Mindfulness is a buzzword today. It refers to the notion that we should strive to keep our minds fully attending to and totally aware of what’s happening and what we’re doing on a moment-to-moment basis.

Read More »
Concrete Jungles Store Carbon Dioxide, But Is It Enough?

Concrete Jungles Store Carbon Dioxide, But Is It Enough?

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 21, 2017 0

Called the “lungs of the world,” our planet’s forests store more carbon dioxide in their leaves, soil and wood than is contained in the Earth’s entire atmosphere—often for hundreds of years. Forests keep the

Read More »