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A Soothing, Wild Turkey Video on This Thanksgiving

A Soothing, Wild Turkey Video on This Thanksgiving

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 24, 2016 0

It’s Thanksgiving morning 2016, and many of you are probably looking forward to enjoying a rather bountiful lunch or dinner later today. For a lot of you, the starring item on the menu will

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Can National Parks Survive Our Behavior for Another Century?

Can National Parks Survive Our Behavior for Another Century?

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 15, 2016 2

This was a banner year for our national parks. In 2016, we celebrated 100 years of America’s “best idea,” to quote environmentalist and nature writer Wallace Stegner. Many of us flocked to our national

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Video: Imperiled Corals of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef

Video: Imperiled Corals of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 10, 2016 Comments Off on Video: Imperiled Corals of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef

The Great Barrier Reef, a United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage site located on the northeast coast of Australia, was surprisingly absent in a report on climate change published earlier this

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Bad Economics: Pachyderm Poaching and Refuge Reductions

Bad Economics: Pachyderm Poaching and Refuge Reductions

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 8, 2016 Comments Off on Bad Economics: Pachyderm Poaching and Refuge Reductions

We are losing animal species at an alarming, unprecedented rate, and our wild places are increasingly coming under attack. If we’re not careful, our planet could soon have far fewer other kinds of beings

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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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Bushmeat and Locavores: When “Eating Locally” Goes Bad for Going Big

Bushmeat and Locavores: When “Eating Locally” Goes Bad for Going Big

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 25, 2016 Comments Off on Bushmeat and Locavores: When “Eating Locally” Goes Bad for Going Big

Becoming a locavore—someone who prefers to find and eat local foods—is a growing and, in most cases, healthy trend in the United States. Locavores typically forage for berries, fruits, mushrooms and nuts; and some

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