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More than Travel Guides, Maps Tell Nature’s Stories

More than Travel Guides, Maps Tell Nature’s Stories

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 8, 2019 1

Maps are far more than sets of instructions on how to get from Point A to Point B. They tell stories. And whether they’re digital or paper maps, the tales they spin range from

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Crows Are as Intelligent as a Seven-Year-Old Child

Crows Are as Intelligent as a Seven-Year-Old Child

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 23, 2018 2

We humans seem to have a penchant for studying wildlife. We tag them with satellite transmitters, outfit them with radio collars, spy on them with trail cameras and use other observation techniques—all to learn

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Giving Females Their Voices: Understudied Birdsong

Giving Females Their Voices: Understudied Birdsong

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 12, 2018 4

One of my favorite environmental authors, Terry Tempest Williams, once wrote about an experience she had in 1994 when testifying before Congress on behalf of conserving wild lands in Utah. She said: “Congressman Jim

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The Heroic Age of Exploration and Our Not-So-Gutsy Times

The Heroic Age of Exploration and Our Not-So-Gutsy Times

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 16, 2018 0

Big dreams of adventure were not uncommon in the late 1800s and early 1900s, a time known as the Heroic Age of Polar Exploration. But one adventurer may have taken such aspirations to the

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Video: Rediscovering Shel Silverstein’s “The Giving Tree”

Video: Rediscovering Shel Silverstein’s “The Giving Tree”

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 8, 2017 1

While cleaning one of my bookshelves yesterday, I found a copy of the children’s classic The Giving Tree. It’s hard to believe it’s been 53 years since author Shel Silverstein penned this now-famous work.

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Contrary World: Science Education, Pipelines and Wildlife

Contrary World: Science Education, Pipelines and Wildlife

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 7, 2017 2

Now, when I wake up in the mornings, I feel as if I’m just about to step foot into a truly either-or, binary-only, black-or-white, contrary world; a world where every advance forward in science

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