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99 Percent of Us Want Our National Parks and Monuments Protected, but Downsizing Looms

99 Percent of Us Want Our National Parks and Monuments Protected, but Downsizing Looms

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 29, 2017 1

In quiet places, we yearn for absolution. But peace swiftly flees. It’s not surprising that 99.2 percent of us want our national parks and monuments to continue to stand—or even grow—in their current sizes

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African Wild Dogs Are the First Heat-Adapted Species Shown to Be Suffering from Climate Change

African Wild Dogs Are the First Heat-Adapted Species Shown to Be Suffering from Climate Change

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 22, 2017 1

Polar bears struggling to find the ice floes they need for hunting and survival became the icon of climate change and our rapidly warming planet decades ago. And we’ve often heard how hotter temperatures

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Videos: Watch Tigers Being Released into the Wild

Videos: Watch Tigers Being Released into the Wild

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 17, 2017 0

Watching wild animals being returned to their natural habitats after an accident or injury is immensely gratifying and often thrilling. Restoring even just a bit of nature makes our hearts instinctively feel that a

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Be a Wildlife Naturalist During August’s Solar Eclipse

Be a Wildlife Naturalist During August’s Solar Eclipse

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 8, 2017 1

On Monday, August 21, 2017—for the first time in nearly a century—a total solar eclipse will cross the United States from coast to coast. A solar eclipse happens when a new moon moves between

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Video: First Bison Calf Is Born on Wind River Reservation

Video: First Bison Calf Is Born on Wind River Reservation

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 3, 2017 0

Arapaho and Shoshone people on the Wind River Reservation in Wyoming—2.2 million acres of tribal lands—released 10 genetically pure bison on November 3, 2016. Imported from the Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge in Iowa, these animals

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Losing Wildlife Hurts Biodiversity—and Our Bottom Lines

Losing Wildlife Hurts Biodiversity—and Our Bottom Lines

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 1, 2017 1

Wildlife tourism—tourism specifically based on encounters with undomesticated animals—accounts for 20 to 40 percent of the total $1 trillion annual, global tourism industry. This comes from a paper published in late 2015 in the

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