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Is There a New State Trend to Ban Citizen Science?

Is There a New State Trend to Ban Citizen Science?

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 1, 2015 5

Citizen science has become an important tool for scientific research. Now, as funds for federal agencies and state natural resources departments around the country shrink, using ordinary folks to gather and record wildlife and

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Environmental Activism: Arctic Drilling and Cecil, the Lion

Environmental Activism: Arctic Drilling and Cecil, the Lion

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 4, 2015 5

On July 25, 2015, the MSV Fennica, a Royal Dutch Shell icebreaker which was carrying oil-drilling equipment to the Arctic, arrived in Portland, Oregon, for repairs. It was met by a group of protesters

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Video: Discovering the Unseen Natural World

Video: Discovering the Unseen Natural World

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 9, 2015 6

Big, charismatic fauna and the large terrains and environments they live in—such as polar bears in the Arctic and whales in the world’s oceans—are always captivating. However, we sometimes forget that there are other

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Video: How Whales Help Sequester CO2

Video: How Whales Help Sequester CO2

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 30, 2015 18

We know that the world’s forests—boreal, temperate and tropical—play a large role in sequestering carbon dioxide (CO2)—as long as drought, harvesting, insect damage and wildfires don’t overpower them. But we may have another “champion”

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Finding Magic in the Great Bear Rainforest – A Photo Journal

Finding Magic in the Great Bear Rainforest – A Photo Journal

Megan Koelemay April 20, 2015 0

I’ve always thought of Dr. Seuss books as magical, transporting me to the most creative landscapes I’d ever known as a child. Winding shapes, curious plants, fantastical fauna… So when I stumbled upon a

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Video of the Week: Orcas In Search Of the Perfect Belly Rub

Video of the Week: Orcas In Search Of the Perfect Belly Rub

Emily Deemer February 6, 2015 1

Another fascinating orca video made the rounds on the internet this week, only this time the whales were displaying some very strange behavior.  A few men were out for a boat ride in British Columbia‘s

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