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A New Perspective on Earth

A New Perspective on Earth

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 24, 2011 8

When we read about a rhinoceros species that just went extinct in Vietnam, or the plight of polar bears and how we could lose them in 40 years, or the countless other news items

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A Nature Lover Gives Thanks

A Nature Lover Gives Thanks

Wendy Redal November 22, 2011 0

As we prepare for Thanksgiving this week, taking time to reflect on all we are grateful for, I find that many of the greatest gifts in my life come from the natural world. In

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One Cougar’s Epic Hike

One Cougar’s Epic Hike

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 16, 2011 7

On June 11, 2011, a mountain lion was killed on the busy Wilbur Cross Parkway in Milford, Connecticut. He was hit by a car. I don’t live in Connecticut—Wisconsin is my home—nor have I

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Adventure Coming, I Can Feel It in My Bones

Adventure Coming, I Can Feel It in My Bones

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 2, 2011 4

You’ve probably heard about people who “see” the color blue when they hear a certain note played on a piano, for instance, or experience a sweet “taste” in their mouths when they touch a

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Thank-You Note from a Whale

Thank-You Note from a Whale

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 21, 2011 3

When going out into the Sea of Cortez, California, with the intended purpose of doing some whale watching, it’s probably not all that unusual to actually come across some whales. However, finding a dead

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Dolphins as Therapists

Dolphins as Therapists

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 3, 2011 3

Dogs have been working as “therapists” for us for a long time now. Since the 1970s, they have been going into nursing homes, assisted living centers, children’s hospitals and prisons to help lift spirits

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