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New Year’s 2017: Should “Auld” Acquaintance Be Forgot? I Think Not.

New Year’s 2017: Should “Auld” Acquaintance Be Forgot? I Think Not.

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 27, 2016 0

Traditionally, throughout the world on New Year’s Eve, we all join in the singing of “Auld Lang Syne.” The song, whose title roughly translates as “for old times’ sake,” is appropriate for the end

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Attitudes Toward Wildlife: the Right Kind of Caring?

Attitudes Toward Wildlife: the Right Kind of Caring?

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 11, 2016 7

American attitudes toward wild animals are growing more positive, according to a new study published just last month in the international journal Biological Conservation. Between 1978 and 2014, our thinking about eight historically stigmatized

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Five Recent Gains for Endangered Wildlife Species

Five Recent Gains for Endangered Wildlife Species

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 31, 2015 12

There has been a lot of good news for endangered and “missing” wildlife lately, which seems like a breath of fresh air amid all the dire headlines about rapid climate change and environmental degradation.

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Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals: Powerful Protections or Paper Tigers?

Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals: Powerful Protections or Paper Tigers?

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 11, 2014 13

From the tiny monarch butterfly to the immense wildebeest of Africa, many of the world’s animal species take on great migrations. Those epic travels may involve seasonal journeys of thousands of miles, traversing multiple

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Shark Week Stirs Up Controversy Yet Again

Shark Week Stirs Up Controversy Yet Again

Chris Miller August 21, 2014 Comments Off on Shark Week Stirs Up Controversy Yet Again

Discovery Channel’s flagship programming, “Shark Week”, came under fire for its 2013 documentary entitled Megalodon: The Monster Shark Lives, and they’re at it again this year. Last year’s heavily scrutinized program, The Monster Shark Lives, featured actors

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Tagging Greenland sharks, the “Jaws of the North”

Tagging Greenland sharks, the “Jaws of the North”

WWF February 5, 2014 Comments Off on Tagging Greenland sharks, the “Jaws of the North”

By Jacqueline Nunes, Writer, Strategic Partnerships & Development, WWF-Canada. Way, way, way up—way up—north is probably not the first place you’d look if you wanted to find a shark. In fact, when Vicki Sahanatien, who runs

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