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Helping Reindeer Cross a Treacherous Strait

Helping Reindeer Cross a Treacherous Strait

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 24, 2013 34

Sometimes, even Santa’s strongest and swiftest assistants need a little help. Reindeer in the Arctic lead a tough existence, depending on a delicate balance of climate, food supplies, and predator/prey relationships to maintain their

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Top 5 Places for Nature in Europe

Top 5 Places for Nature in Europe

Maddi Higgins December 22, 2013 1

Europe was once teeming with wildlife, from the snow-capped tops of mountains to the warm beaches of the Mediterranean. The arrival of humans, agricultural production, exploitation of habitats and the introduction of invasive species

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Could Grizzly Bears Hold the Secret to a Cure for Human Obesity?

Could Grizzly Bears Hold the Secret to a Cure for Human Obesity?

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 17, 2013 9

When UCLA Medical Center cardiologist Barbara Natterson-Horowitz was asked one day to perform echocardiography on the failing heart of a Los Angeles Zoo emperor tamarin, a small monkey that evolved in the treetops of

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Video: A Hunting Red Fox Demonstrates His Scientific Method

Video: A Hunting Red Fox Demonstrates His Scientific Method

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 12, 2013 33

Watching a red fox hunt in the winter by slowly creeping forward, listening intently, and then jumping high to pounce on prey can be pretty entertaining, but it turns out there’s a lot of

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We Need More Snow Days

We Need More Snow Days

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 10, 2013 6

I didn’t always love winter as much as I do now. As a kid, I remember trudging up to the bus stop through deep snowbanks and then having to wait on a busy traffic

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Printed Guidebooks: Can Frommer’s Be Successful Again?

Printed Guidebooks: Can Frommer’s Be Successful Again?

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 3, 2013 25

There’s no doubt that the print publishing world is rapidly changing, and perhaps nowhere is the revolving nature of the industry being played out more visibly than in the travel guidebook genre. Last year,

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