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Halfway into the Year of the Bird, and Still in Trouble

Halfway into the Year of the Bird, and Still in Trouble

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 17, 2018 1

We’re more than halfway into 2018, the Year of the Bird. When I wrote about this banner year back in December 2017, I wondered if by marking the 100th anniversary of the Migratory Bird

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Twisted Terms: “SAVES Act” Actually Harms Endangered Species

Twisted Terms: “SAVES Act” Actually Harms Endangered Species

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 10, 2017 1

There’s a sinister bill making its way through Congress, but you probably don’t know about it. The reason you don’t know about it is because of its name. It’s called the “SAVES Act” (Saving

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Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem Grizzly Bears Just Lost Federal Protections

Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem Grizzly Bears Just Lost Federal Protections

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 18, 2017 1

Later this month, in late July 2017, Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem grizzly bears outside Yellowstone National Park and nearby Grand Teton National Park will lose their Endangered Species List protections. Jurisdiction over the bears will

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Video: Endangered Honduras Frogs Get a New Health Clinic

Video: Endangered Honduras Frogs Get a New Health Clinic

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 16, 2017 1

Across the globe in the past few decades, an invasive chytrid fungus has been devastating amphibian populations. While scientists aren’t sure how the frog-killing form of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis swept the planet, many suspect it traveled

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Declining Wildebeests: Why Conserve Nonthreatened Species?

Declining Wildebeests: Why Conserve Nonthreatened Species?

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 19, 2015 0

The classical elemental forces of nature are air, earth, fire and water. But there are other great environmental powers that have a beating heart, such as when millions of wild animals come together as

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Video: If Whales Swam Among Us, Would We Care More for Them?

Video: If Whales Swam Among Us, Would We Care More for Them?

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 22, 2015 2

Big, charismatic animals, such as polar bears and bison, are the ones that seem to grab our hearts—sometimes to the exclusion of other, well-deserving but smaller threatened species. At other times, especially when large

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