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What Arctic and Tropical Waters Have in Common

What Arctic and Tropical Waters Have in Common

Court Whelan, Ph.D. April 30, 2014 0

The old schooner purchased from a fisherman, cut through the icy waters of Glacier Bay, cruising along the picturesque Alaska coastline towards a pod of six massive humpback whales bubble-feeding at the surface of

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Flight of the Butterflies

Flight of the Butterflies

guest May 24, 2013 0

“Being inside a kaleidoscope!” That is how I describe the feeling of standing amongst millions and millions of butterflies in the sanctuaries outside of Mexico City during the great migration. You can even hear

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Mexico’s Monarchs Return for the Day of the Dead

Mexico’s Monarchs Return for the Day of the Dead

Wendy Redal November 2, 2011 0

Today is November 2nd, All Souls Day. It’s a little-known or observed holiday in most of the U.S. outside Catholic circles, but in Mexico, the date is heralded by a remarkable natural phenomenon that

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Turtle Runways and Pronghorn Highways

Turtle Runways and Pronghorn Highways

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 12, 2011 9

You’d think it would take something very big or potentially catastrophic to stop an Airbus A380 or a Boeing 747 from taking off at New York City’s John F. Kennedy International Airport, the busiest

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Lemming Suicide: the No. 1 Nature Hoax

Lemming Suicide: the No. 1 Nature Hoax

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 28, 2011 2

The top nature hoax—according to Animal Planet, the popular TV channel created by the BBC and Discovery Communications—is the suicidal nature of lemmings. Many people today, influenced by films such as the early Walt

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See a Great Migration for Yourself!

See a Great Migration for Yourself!

Wendy Redal November 19, 2010 1

If you've been watching National Geographic Channel's "Great Migrations" documentary, you're learning a lot about one of the most amazing phenomena in the natural realm. But there's nothing like being there to witness migrating

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