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Study Shows That Mountain Lions Fear the Sound of Human Voices

Study Shows That Mountain Lions Fear the Sound of Human Voices

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 19, 2017 0

The largest wild cat in North America, the mountain lion—also known as a catamount, cougar, panther and puma—has powerful limbs and can leap as high as 15 feet and as far as 40 feet.

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Moving Water: Solution for Climate-Change-Caused Droughts?

Moving Water: Solution for Climate-Change-Caused Droughts?

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 12, 2015 21

It’s been raining for the better part of two weeks where I live in Wisconsin. I don’t think I’ve ever seen the grass so decked out in neon green. It’s a sharp contrast to

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The Jeremiah Johnson Complex: Are Introverts Drawn to the Mountains?

The Jeremiah Johnson Complex: Are Introverts Drawn to the Mountains?

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 3, 2015 23

The first time I ever traveled outside of the United States, I didn’t choose a Caribbean beach vacation or an African safari. Even though I live twelve months out of the year in the

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Cli-Psy: Why We Find It So Hard to Accept Climate Change Facts

Cli-Psy: Why We Find It So Hard to Accept Climate Change Facts

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 23, 2014 17

There’s an old story—which started in the 1970s—still going around about the growing human influence on Earth’s warming climate and the dire consequences that are sure to result from the buildup of heat-trapping carbon

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Climate Change and Wildfire Risk: Will Future Forests Be Treeless?

Climate Change and Wildfire Risk: Will Future Forests Be Treeless?

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 7, 2014 29

Last fall, in the midst of burned and charred trees left in the wake of Yosemite National Park’s Rim Fire, I participated in, of all things, a wedding. It was the most beautiful wedding

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