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Antarctica’s Wildlife Needs Our Help!

Antarctica’s Wildlife Needs Our Help!

Emily Deemer October 4, 2013 0

Did you know that Antarctica is home to more than 10,000 species of penguins, whales, and seals – just to name a few – that are found nowhere else on earth?  Unfortunately, Antarctica’s wildlife

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Hidden Hawaii…A Magical Discovery

Hidden Hawaii…A Magical Discovery

guest September 10, 2013 0

By Jennifer Bravo NHA Senior Destination Manager Hawaii is a land of many enchanting faces. It glitters and glows even as it smokes and smolders. Bees and butterflies dance with silk-soft flowers, which burst

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Is Animal Altruism Real?

Is Animal Altruism Real?

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 5, 2013 21

Recently, when a group of sperm whales about a thousand miles off the coast of Lisbon, Portugal, took in an adult bottlenose dolphin, behavioral ecologists were puzzled. While cross-species interactions are not uncommon among

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Thank-You Note from a Whale

Thank-You Note from a Whale

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 21, 2011 3

When going out into the Sea of Cortez, California, with the intended purpose of doing some whale watching, it’s probably not all that unusual to actually come across some whales. However, finding a dead

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The Species Numbers Game

The Species Numbers Game

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 22, 2011 9

When it comes to environmental and wildlife issues, it seems that the more alarming the statistics are, the more likely it is that they will command our attention and move us into action. When

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It’s Raining Birds

It’s Raining Birds

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 8, 2011 6

Instead of waking to falling snow as many of us did on New Year’s Day 2011, people in Beebe, Arkansas, rose to find thousands of birds — grackles, starlings, and red-winged blackbirds — falling

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