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Are Wolf Protection “Kid Cages” Necessary, or Just a Scaremongering Tool?

Are Wolf Protection “Kid Cages” Necessary, or Just a Scaremongering Tool?

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 5, 2013 37

When I was growing up in Wisconsin, I would hear occasional rumors of kids in the Northwoods having to worry about wolves as they “waited for the school bus.” Why they would have to

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Decoding Polar Bear Behavior

Decoding Polar Bear Behavior

WWF November 1, 2013 0

By Dean J. Tatooles, WWF Guest Blogger Polar bears are our planet’s largest land predators. Between 20,000 and 25,000 of these amazing animals roam the arctic today in the U.S. (Alaska), Canada, Russia, Denmark

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Is the Ability to Identify Wildlife an Endangered Skill, or Unnecessary Knowledge?

Is the Ability to Identify Wildlife an Endangered Skill, or Unnecessary Knowledge?

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 29, 2013 57

There’s an interesting, little book I picked up a few years ago. It’s titled Back in the Day: 101 Things Everyone Used to Know How to Do. Written by Michael Powell and published in

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Arctic Sea Ice Declines to Its Sixth-Lowest Extent on Record, Yet Some Still Repudiate the Loss

Arctic Sea Ice Declines to Its Sixth-Lowest Extent on Record, Yet Some Still Repudiate the Loss

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 24, 2013 9

I’ve always loved ice. Growing up in Wisconsin, my winters were filled with it. I could skate on it, watch it paint the trees with a crystalline, Doctor Zhivago-like romance and break off icicles

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Happy National Wildlife Day!

Happy National Wildlife Day!

Emily Deemer September 4, 2013 1

National Wildlife Day was founded in 2006 by animal advocate Colleen Paige, in memory of the beloved wildlife expert and conservationist Steve Irwin.  It’s a way to honor Irwin’s tireless devotion to animal species

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Youth Art Contest Produced Incredible Wildlife Artwork

Youth Art Contest Produced Incredible Wildlife Artwork

guest May 14, 2013 1

When we saw the winning artwork from this year’s Endangered Species Day Youth Art Contest, it was so darn impressive we had to share it with you. The annual contest is sponsored by the

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