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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 2

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 Comments Off on Video: Imperiled Corals of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef

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 Comments Off on Bad Economics: Pachyderm Poaching and Refuge Reductions

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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Climate Change Is Changing What We Wear and How It’s Made

Climate Change Is Changing What We Wear and How It’s Made

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 1, 2016 3

Your bedroom closet is about to get a makeover, and it won’t be because you’ve knocked out walls or installed new shelving. And that coat closet in your hallway or vestibule where you store

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Happy Halloween: Watch Bats Show Off a “Drive to Drink”

Happy Halloween: Watch Bats Show Off a “Drive to Drink”

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 27, 2016 1

Bats and Halloween have been connected for a long time. That could be due to the work of author Bram Stoker, who in his 1897 novel Dracula wrote about a human vampire who could

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