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Rushing into a World without Gray Wolves or Grizzly Bears

Rushing into a World without Gray Wolves or Grizzly Bears

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 11, 2017 3

Grizzly bears and wolves. Other than bison, does America have any mammals more representative of our nation? Unfortunately for them, grizzly bears and wolves are predators, and that sets them apart from bison. It

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Science-Based Conservation under Attack in 2017

Science-Based Conservation under Attack in 2017

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 3, 2017 11

We’ve closed the books on 2016. It’s natural to want to assess the past year, now that we’ve made it through to the end. In the past 12 months, there has been some significant,

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Privatizing Wildlife: Dangerous Trend or Economic Necessity?

Privatizing Wildlife: Dangerous Trend or Economic Necessity?

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 18, 2016 1

Fall in Wisconsin, where I live, is colorful. Leaves in our forests turn vivid purple, red and yellow; and deer hunters in our woods dress in vivid orange. As in many places, there is

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Missing Winter: the Iditarod and the American Birkebeiner

Missing Winter: the Iditarod and the American Birkebeiner

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 8, 2016 1

In January 1925, the children of Nome, Alaska, were dying. They were suffering from diphtheria. The town’s only physician, Dr. Curtis Welch, feared the epidemic would spread throughout Nome’s population of 1,400. He set

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Five Recent Gains for Endangered Wildlife Species

Five Recent Gains for Endangered Wildlife Species

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 31, 2015 12

There has been a lot of good news for endangered and “missing” wildlife lately, which seems like a breath of fresh air amid all the dire headlines about rapid climate change and environmental degradation.

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Protected Areas Bring in $600 Billion, So Why Cut Funds?

Protected Areas Bring in $600 Billion, So Why Cut Funds?

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 10, 2015 20

Across the United States, more than 715 million acres of wild lands in thousands of holdings are protected, thanks to measures such as the Wilderness Act of 1964. Today, however, those protected lands face

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