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Climate Change and the Siberia Hole: What It Means for You

Climate Change and the Siberia Hole: What It Means for You

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 4, 2017 0

On the tundra of Siberia, near the coldest city on Earth, there’s a place that local people have come to call a “gateway to the underworld” or a portal to hell. It’s a huge

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Protecting the Woolly Mammoth to Save Today’s Elephants

Protecting the Woolly Mammoth to Save Today’s Elephants

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 27, 2016 1

The woolly mammoth—an animal that went extinct 4,000 years ago—is currently being considered for legal protection under conservation trade rules. “How that can be?” you might well ask. The answer lies in a story that’s entwined with some very

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Video: The Great Migration of the Sandhill Crane

Video: The Great Migration of the Sandhill Crane

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 18, 2016 1

Each spring, more than 500,000 sandhill cranes come together on a narrow stretch of the Platte River in central Nebraska, as they have for thousands of years. On their way from their wintering grounds

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Counting Wild Tigers by 2016: Will It Help Save Them?

Counting Wild Tigers by 2016: Will It Help Save Them?

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 14, 2014 11

On Tuesday, September 16, 2014, 13 countries that have wild tiger populations agreed to take part in a global census of the endangered big cats. The hope is that this count will then lead to

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Reviving Extinct Animals: a Tool for Fighting Global Warming?

Reviving Extinct Animals: a Tool for Fighting Global Warming?

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 16, 2013 22

When National Geographic magazine came out with their cover story on de-extinction in April 2013, it set off quite a controversy. Now that we are on the scientific brink of being able to bring

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Will Arctic Animals Be Able to Outrun a Tundra Turning to Forest?

Will Arctic Animals Be Able to Outrun a Tundra Turning to Forest?

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 24, 2012 7

Hear the phrase “global warming,” and you immediately picture your hometown with a hotter climate. You imagine a line of more southerly plants marching northward to where you live. In turn, as they advance,

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