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Wildlife Photo of the Week: It’s Mine

Wildlife Photo of the Week: It’s Mine

Kendal Bower September 22, 2017 0

Every Friday, we choose our favorite photo of the week from our Wildlife Photo of the Day website. This week we selected a scene out of Japan. Photographer Leigh Lofgren was visiting Hokkaido when she

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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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Japanese Whaling: Truly for Sustainability Science, or Only for Cultural Consistency?

Japanese Whaling: Truly for Sustainability Science, or Only for Cultural Consistency?

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 1, 2014 15

In May 2014 at the International Whaling Commission (IWC) Scientific Committee annual meeting in Bled, Slovenia, the government of Japan officially announced its intentions to resume what it calls the “scientific whaling” of minkes

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Conservation Win for Whales in Antarctica

Conservation Win for Whales in Antarctica

Emily Deemer April 2, 2014 0

Good news for whales in Antarctica! On Monday, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) officially ruled that Japan must halt its annual whale hunt in Antarctica’s Southern Ocean.  In a resounding 12-4 vote, The

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Eating Traditionally, or Eating Touristy?

Eating Traditionally, or Eating Touristy?

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 22, 2011 19

Part of the pleasure of visiting new places is learning about local customs and tasting homegrown foods. Who hasn’t at least wanted to try haggis in Scotland, say, or “cod cheeks” in Newfoundland? It’s

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Japan’s Snow Monkeys Unscathed by Earthquake

Japan’s Snow Monkeys Unscathed by Earthquake

Wendy Redal March 15, 2011 8

Japan is heavy on all our minds in the wake of the massive earthquake and tsunami that has devastated the country’s northeast region. While I worry with the rest of the world about the

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