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Dolphins as Therapists

Dolphins as Therapists

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 3, 2011 3

Dogs have been working as “therapists” for us for a long time now. Since the 1970s, they have been going into nursing homes, assisted living centers, children’s hospitals and prisons to help lift spirits

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For Earth Day: A Gallery of Green

For Earth Day: A Gallery of Green

Wendy Redal April 22, 2011 4

It’s Earth Day, and you’re likely to hear the word “green” a gazillion times before April 22 is over. It’s easy to get calloused to the notion of “going green.” Is there such a

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Video: Beluga Bath Time

Video: Beluga Bath Time

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 14, 2011 2

Stunningly white in a blue sea, beluga whales are ethereally beautiful creatures when spotted in their natural habitats. Not only are they a treat for the eyes, but hearing them is something you’ll never

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Unlikely Playmates: A Cat and a Dolphin Discover Each Other

Unlikely Playmates: A Cat and a Dolphin Discover Each Other

Wendy Redal April 13, 2011 1

It’s always heartwarming to see creatures of different species discovering a connection. Whether it’s humans and whales, or famous Koko the Gorilla and her kitten friend All Ball, our spirits find delight in interactions

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Natural Disasters: An Eco-Tourism Tool?

Natural Disasters: An Eco-Tourism Tool?

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 5, 2011 4

In 1951, Kirk Douglas starred in a B movie titled The Big Carnival (originally released as Ace in the Hole). I saw it as a kid, many years later, when the trend was to

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Blaming Animals for Our Bad Behavior

Blaming Animals for Our Bad Behavior

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 8, 2011 12

There are many Native American stories regarding the stunning red, orange and white hoodoos in Utah’s Bryce Canyon National Park. The Paiute Indians call the park Unka-timpe-wa-wince-pockich—which means “red rocks standing like men in

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