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Videos: Whooping Cranes and a Bold Experiment

Videos: Whooping Cranes and a Bold Experiment

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 16, 2017 0

In 1942, there were only 22 whooping cranes left alive in the world. Their habitats were vanishing, and they had been hunted almost to extinction. If we were to keep them from blinking out,

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Fighting for Monuments, Refuges and Water—Again and Again

Fighting for Monuments, Refuges and Water—Again and Again

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 9, 2017 1

Once a national monument is designated to conserve a landscape and its cultural history, once a natural habitat is legally protected to save wildlife, or once an oil pipeline is stayed to safeguard a

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Happy Halloween: Watch Bats Show Off a “Drive to Drink”

Happy Halloween: Watch Bats Show Off a “Drive to Drink”

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 27, 2016 1

Bats and Halloween have been connected for a long time. That could be due to the work of author Bram Stoker, who in his 1897 novel Dracula wrote about a human vampire who could

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Plants and People: Moving to Antarctica for Good—or Bad?

Plants and People: Moving to Antarctica for Good—or Bad?

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 7, 2016 0

There are some new colonists ready to take over Antarctica. They aren’t human—yet. But an international study, led by the Australian National University (ANU), has found that several forms of marine life can now

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Video: Watching the Clouds Go By

Video: Watching the Clouds Go By

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 14, 2016 3

There’s a classic, late 1950s, Charles M. Schulz Peanuts cartoon about watching the clouds. In it, Charlie Brown, Linus and Lucy are lying on a little hill, looking up at the sky. Lucy says, “If

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10 Uncommon Photography Composition Tips

10 Uncommon Photography Composition Tips

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 21, 2015 16

Most people who appreciate the beauty and restorative benefits of nature eventually pick up a camera at some point or other in their lives. Whether it’s a way to record a favorite travel moment, a

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