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“The Lorax”: Prophetic Warning or Poor Forest Management?

“The Lorax”: Prophetic Warning or Poor Forest Management?

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 31, 2018 8

“Way back in the days when the grass was still green and the pond was still wet and the clouds were still clean … .” So starts the tale the “Once-ler” tells in the

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Halfway into the Year of the Bird, and Still in Trouble

Halfway into the Year of the Bird, and Still in Trouble

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 17, 2018 2

We’re more than halfway into 2018, the Year of the Bird. When I wrote about this banner year back in December 2017, I wondered if by marking the 100th anniversary of the Migratory Bird

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“Bird Years” and the Year of the Bird, 2018

“Bird Years” and the Year of the Bird, 2018

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 19, 2017 0

Wildlife science has many measurements; for example, “carrying capacity,” “depredations” or “translocations.” But there’s a new scale I recently came across: “bird years lost.” A bird year is a quantity devised by ornithologist Daniel

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Videos: Golden Eagle Catch and Release

Videos: Golden Eagle Catch and Release

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 14, 2017 0

One of the largest birds in North America, a golden eagle is an expert hunter. It can dive on prey from tremendous heights and has been clocked flying close to 200 miles per hour.

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Vanquished Vultures and Criminal Coyotes: Underappreciated Wildlife

Vanquished Vultures and Criminal Coyotes: Underappreciated Wildlife

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 23, 2016 17

Poaching has pushed species of elephants and rhinos to the brink of extinction. Poachers are also bringing another type of animal to the edge of existence, but I bet you haven’t even heard of its

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Video: The Great Migration of the Sandhill Crane

Video: The Great Migration of the Sandhill Crane

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 18, 2016 1

Each spring, more than 500,000 sandhill cranes come together on a narrow stretch of the Platte River in central Nebraska, as they have for thousands of years. On their way from their wintering grounds

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