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Bushmeat and Locavores: When “Eating Locally” Goes Bad for Going Big

Bushmeat and Locavores: When “Eating Locally” Goes Bad for Going Big

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 25, 2016 Comments Off on Bushmeat and Locavores: When “Eating Locally” Goes Bad for Going Big

Becoming a locavore—someone who prefers to find and eat local foods—is a growing and, in most cases, healthy trend in the United States. Locavores typically forage for berries, fruits, mushrooms and nuts; and some

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Privatizing Wildlife: Dangerous Trend or Economic Necessity?

Privatizing Wildlife: Dangerous Trend or Economic Necessity?

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 18, 2016 1

Fall in Wisconsin, where I live, is colorful. Leaves in our forests turn vivid purple, red and yellow; and deer hunters in our woods dress in vivid orange. As in many places, there is

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

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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Forever Killing Wolves

Forever Killing Wolves

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 4, 2016 10

This is the dirty fact I’ve come to recognize: we humans won’t allow wolves to live on our planet. We won’t stop until the last one of them is gone. If you don’t believe

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Video: What’s Warming the Earth—Explained

Video: What’s Warming the Earth—Explained

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 29, 2016 1

“July 2016 was the 379th consecutive month with temperatures at least nominally above the 20th-century average,” says the NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. July 2016 was also the 40th July in a row of

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