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Freshwater Dolphins Surface on the Amazon

Freshwater Dolphins Surface on the Amazon

Lisa Poppleton January 3, 2013 0

Over one-third of all animal species in the world lives in the Amazon River system and its surrounding rainforest.  Among all this flying, creeping, swimming, slithering, running, climbing fauna, the Amazon pink river dolphins

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Video: The Right Whale Encounter

Video: The Right Whale Encounter

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 22, 2012 6

The most rare of all large whales, right whales were given their common name by whalers, who identified them as the “right whales” to kill. At 50 feet long and weighing 70 tons, right

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Defining The Wilderness Act

Defining The Wilderness Act

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 8, 2012 9

It’s fall in Wisconsin where I live; and during these moody, gray November days, the white-tailed deer “begin to run,” as we say. It’s the time of year when I see them the most.

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“Geography of Hope”: The Wilderness Act Turns 50 in 2014

“Geography of Hope”: The Wilderness Act Turns 50 in 2014

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 6, 2012 5

Today, November 6, 2012, is Election Day in the United States. This is the day when the American people decide who will become their next president. It also denotes the end of ubiquitous, annoying

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Landscapes in Our Genes: Tibetans Exhibit the Fastest Genetic Change Ever Observed in Humans

Landscapes in Our Genes: Tibetans Exhibit the Fastest Genetic Change Ever Observed in Humans

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 9, 2012 14

All animals have physical features that help them live in their environments, of course. A fish’s body is perfectly suited to life underwater, just as our human bodies are adapted for surviving on the land.

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Feeling Awe Slows Down Time—Or at Least, It Seems that Way

Feeling Awe Slows Down Time—Or at Least, It Seems that Way

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 2, 2012 11

Feeling pressed for time? Silly question, right? With smartphones, tablets, computers and other electronic devices constantly competing with our real-world lives and work and family obligations, who doesn’t feel rushed? We all know that

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