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Dear Forests: Wish You Were Here—and That You’d Remain

Dear Forests: Wish You Were Here—and That You’d Remain

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 24, 2017 1

This summer, the world lost a Nebraska-size chunk of forests. Logging, expanding palm oil plantations and wildfires are to blame. This continuing deforestation trend could have devastating implications for the climate. Simply put, forests

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Artificial Reefs: Help for Endangered Ecosystems or Ocean Junk?

Artificial Reefs: Help for Endangered Ecosystems or Ocean Junk?

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 17, 2017 5

A full 25 percent of all the marine life on the planet calls coral reefs home. But around the world, these natural habitats are in trouble. According to World Wildlife Fund, about one-quarter of

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Keeping It Local: Nat Hab Fallfest 2017

Keeping It Local: Nat Hab Fallfest 2017

Natural Habitat Adventures October 16, 2017 0

On the last weekend of September, the cottonwoods along Colorado’s Arkansas River were in full fall glory, burnished gold against the cobalt blue sky and snow-dusted peaks of the Collegiate Range. It was the

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Endangered Orangutans of Borneo

Endangered Orangutans of Borneo

Peter Davis Krahenbuhl October 16, 2017 0

Known as “the man of the forest,” the unique, colorful, highly intelligent orangutan went from an estimated 300,000 individuals in 1900 to only a handful of remaining populations today. And nowhere else is there

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Rare and Raw: Wild Wolverine Video

Rare and Raw: Wild Wolverine Video

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 12, 2017 3

Wolverines are exceedingly rare. It’s estimated that less than 250 of them still roam the Lower 48, almost exclusively in the rugged Rocky Mountains and North Cascades in the West. Wolverines, the largest terrestrial

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Twisted Terms: “SAVES Act” Actually Harms Endangered Species

Twisted Terms: “SAVES Act” Actually Harms Endangered Species

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 10, 2017 1

There’s a sinister bill making its way through Congress, but you probably don’t know about it. The reason you don’t know about it is because of its name. It’s called the “SAVES Act” (Saving

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