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Drones over Dolphins

Drones over Dolphins

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 3, 2014 24

Drones. The word conjures up reconnaissance missions and surveillance — even, perhaps, missiles and bombs. Like something out of a science fiction novel, these unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVS) are controlled either by “pilots” from

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Conservation Win for Whales in Antarctica

Conservation Win for Whales in Antarctica

Emily Deemer April 2, 2014 0

Good news for whales in Antarctica! On Monday, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) officially ruled that Japan must halt its annual whale hunt in Antarctica’s Southern Ocean.  In a resounding 12-4 vote, The

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Save the Krill: Why These Tiny Creatures are Crucial to Antarctica’s Wildlife

Save the Krill: Why These Tiny Creatures are Crucial to Antarctica’s Wildlife

Nate Small March 27, 2014 2

Two days ago I said goodbye to my last Antarctica expedition group.  We had a blizzard-like morning inside the caldera of an active volcano followed by a wonderfully calm afternoon where the penguins were

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Inside Antarctica: A Rare Glimpse of a Whale Breaching

Inside Antarctica: A Rare Glimpse of a Whale Breaching

Nate Small March 13, 2014 0

It usually starts with a small plume of water out in the open ocean, typically quite an underwhelming sight. You can only see something more significant with a good pair of binoculars, and that’s

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Banner Year for Whales in Baja!

Banner Year for Whales in Baja!

Wendy Worrall Redal February 17, 2014 0

Early February census numbers indicate a record number of Pacific gray whales in San Ignacio Lagoon this winter – the highest number since census keeping in the El Vizcaino Biosphere Reserve began in 1978.

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The Top 25 Most Intelligent Non-Human Animals

The Top 25 Most Intelligent Non-Human Animals

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 9, 2014 17

I’m always a little wary of smart animal lists for two reasons. The first is that I know without a doubt that my greyhound, Chic, is the smartest dog in the world, yet greyhounds

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