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A New Movement: Personhood for All Animals

A New Movement: Personhood for All Animals

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 30, 2016 3

Black Lives Matter. Blue Lives Matter. Veterans Matter. You could probably name a dozen other organizations that work to convince us that all human lives have value. And while most of us can probably

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Video: British Columbia Humpbacks May Soon Lose Ocean Quiet

Video: British Columbia Humpbacks May Soon Lose Ocean Quiet

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 4, 2016 2

In some of the last quiet, pristine waters on the British Columbia Coast, humpback whales are making a comeback. In the mid 1960s, when Canada stopped whaling on its West Coast, there were only

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Finding the Sound of Silence in Glacier Bay National Park

Finding the Sound of Silence in Glacier Bay National Park

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 2, 2016 6

The quietest place you may ever experience is next to a little pond off the Forest Trail in Glacier Bay National Park in Alaska. Hiking there just a couple of weeks ago, I found myself

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A Whale of a Journey: Kayaking Baja’s Sea of Cortez

A Whale of a Journey: Kayaking Baja’s Sea of Cortez

Natural Habitat Adventures July 11, 2016 0

During the spring of 1995, I joined a Natural Habitat Adventures kayaking trip in search of Pacific gray whales in Baja’s Sea of Cortez. We zigzagged from one end of the Baja peninsula to

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Listen, and You Might Actually Hear Climate Change

Listen, and You Might Actually Hear Climate Change

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 3, 2016 0

The image of a polar bear stranded on an ice floe. Herds of thousands of walruses hauled out on land, deprived of their sunning platforms of choice: sea ice. Videos from NASA simulating how

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Eco-Avengers: Just Monkeywrenching or Ecoterrorism?

Eco-Avengers: Just Monkeywrenching or Ecoterrorism?

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 26, 2016 8

When timber framer Will Elwell heard that a natural gas pipeline was going to run through his town of Ashfield, Massachusetts, he decided to take action by making a visual statement. Inspired by Henry

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