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Video: Potoo Bird in Full Camo

Video: Potoo Bird in Full Camo

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 24, 2014 10

Day-to-day survival is a challenge in the wild, especially if those looking to eat you are bigger or faster than you are. That’s the reason why many species have developed methods of camouflage. Some,

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Bam Bam the Ram: Is Feeding Wildlife Ever OK?

Bam Bam the Ram: Is Feeding Wildlife Ever OK?

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 22, 2014 12

We humans have developed—intentionally or not—a wide variety of methods for killing off species: overhunting, natural habitat destruction, or active extermination to satisfy agricultural, mining, drilling, fracking or other special interests. Sometimes, even, our weapon

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Young People Have Less Money Than Ever Before, So Why Are They Traveling More?

Young People Have Less Money Than Ever Before, So Why Are They Traveling More?

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 15, 2014 3

The ages of some of my fellow travelers on a recent trip to Antarctica surprised me. A stay on a ship that takes you to the more remote regions of the world typically isn’t

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Video: Yosemite National Park in Print

Video: Yosemite National Park in Print

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 10, 2014 2

Remember printed newsletters — those antiquated publications that used to inform you about all the current happenings and long-ago history from a place or an organization? In the past, many of our national parks

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Are We Now Losing Our Most Iconic Buildings Due to Climate Change?

Are We Now Losing Our Most Iconic Buildings Due to Climate Change?

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 8, 2014 6

“Extinction tourism” is a familiar term when it comes to wildlife and natural habitats: it’s described as a desire to see the animals and landscapes that are just managing to hang on before they’re

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Japanese Whaling: Truly for Sustainability Science, or Only for Cultural Consistency?

Japanese Whaling: Truly for Sustainability Science, or Only for Cultural Consistency?

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 1, 2014 15

In May 2014 at the International Whaling Commission (IWC) Scientific Committee annual meeting in Bled, Slovenia, the government of Japan officially announced its intentions to resume what it calls the “scientific whaling” of minkes

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