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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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Video: Climate Change and a Changed Congressman

Video: Climate Change and a Changed Congressman

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 26, 2014 0

When you read about all of the climate change deniers now serving in the United States Congress, it’s easy to become skeptical that our nation will ever be able to commit to combating the

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Does Our Language Regarding Wolves and Bears Shape Our Attitudes?

Does Our Language Regarding Wolves and Bears Shape Our Attitudes?

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 24, 2014 4

In Wisconsin where I live, we call three large predators “neighbors”: the black bear, the gray wolf and the occasional mountain lion. Because of this, you might think that Wisconsinites’ attitudes toward all three

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Urban Coyotes: Pet Threats or Ecosystem Equalizers?

Urban Coyotes: Pet Threats or Ecosystem Equalizers?

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 17, 2014 5

No matter where you live—whether in a developed, suburban district or a woodsy, semirural area—you most likely have coyote neighbors. Although you may have never seen them, coyotes are now a fact of life

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Video: Photography Tip for Shooting Wildlife

Video: Photography Tip for Shooting Wildlife

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 12, 2014 4

As wildlife enthusiasts, we’ve probably all done it: tried to sneak up on an unsuspecting animal so that we could get a better photographic shot. While you and I would never pursue a wild

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Wildebeests No Longer Hold the Record for Longest Terrestrial Migration: Zebras Take Over the Title

Wildebeests No Longer Hold the Record for Longest Terrestrial Migration: Zebras Take Over the Title

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 10, 2014 9

Africa’s Great Migration has long been a symbol of the continent’s abundant wildlife. The Serengeti Plains fill with millions of wildebeests and other animals, all traveling from the Ngorongoro region in Tanzania to the

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