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Video: Counting—and Counting On—the World’s Trees

Video: Counting—and Counting On—the World’s Trees

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 12, 2015 0

How many trees are there in the world? That’s a question you—or a child in your life—has probably asked many times. Until now, however, there hasn’t been a very precise answer. But according to

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Wildlife Photo of the Week: Roseate Spoonbill

Wildlife Photo of the Week: Roseate Spoonbill

Kendal Bower July 17, 2015 0

Every Friday we choose our favorite photo of the week from our Wildlife Photo of the Day website. This week we selected a roseate spoonbill checking out the waters of Everglades National Park. Photographer Cheryl Tyson captured

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Video: Water’s Staying Power

Video: Water’s Staying Power

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 14, 2015 9

Water has been in the news this week: especially regarding how we’ll deal with insufficient quantities of it where we need it most—water is heavy and costly to transport—in a world that continues to

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Colorado River in Grand Canyon Tops 2015 List of ‘Most Endangered Rivers’

Colorado River in Grand Canyon Tops 2015 List of ‘Most Endangered Rivers’

Wendy Redal April 18, 2015 0

Few landscapes on Earth are as stirring as the Grand Canyon, the most iconic emblem of the American Southwest. Major John Wesley Powell, who headed the first Colorado River expedition by white men through the

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Nature Finally Talks Back — And It Has Some Tough Words for Us

Nature Finally Talks Back — And It Has Some Tough Words for Us

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 21, 2014 9

I’m not sure when the conversation about keeping our air and water clean and conserving our natural resources and wildlife became such a political, polarizing issue. I do know that it happened within the

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Top 10 Facts about the World’s Oceans

Top 10 Facts about the World’s Oceans

Tania Curry June 8, 2014 0

Oceans play a crucial role in our planet’s health by regulating global temperatures. Oceans are also home to a staggering amount of life and provide more than a billion people with their primary source

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