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Video: Yellowstone Bear Bathtub

Video: Yellowstone Bear Bathtub

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 1, 2018 1

It seems that the snow monkeys of Japan aren’t the only animals that seek out baths. In 2016, National Geographic set up some camera traps at the “bear bathtub,” a natural swimming hole in

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Video: A Post-Holiday, Hot-Springs Retreat with Japan’s Snow Monkeys

Video: A Post-Holiday, Hot-Springs Retreat with Japan’s Snow Monkeys

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 26, 2017 0

The Christmas holiday is over—just barely. Feeling a little exhausted after all the preparations, family gatherings and parties? Then, a nice soak in a hot spring should be just the ticket for you. Of

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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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