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Video: Close Encounters with Churchill’s Polar Bears

Video: Close Encounters with Churchill’s Polar Bears

Peter Davis Krahenbuhl February 13, 2017 0

Each fall, the world’s greatest concentration of polar bears convenes at the edge of Hudson Bay in Manitoba, Canada, waiting for the sea ice to form and their seal hunting season to begin. Perhaps

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Climate Change: The Consequences of a Canceled Conference

Climate Change: The Consequences of a Canceled Conference

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 31, 2017 4

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, planned to hold a Climate and Health Summit, set for February 14-16, 2017. The conference was important and timely, as increasing numbers

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Science-Based Conservation under Attack in 2017

Science-Based Conservation under Attack in 2017

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 3, 2017 5

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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Go Tell a Polar Bear How Much of the Arctic You’re Melting!

Go Tell a Polar Bear How Much of the Arctic You’re Melting!

Peter Davis Krahenbuhl December 29, 2016 0

Scientists can now measure individuals’ direct contributions to global climate change—and the results are staggering. According to a recent paper published in the journal Science (yes, that’s “science”), lead author Dirk Notz calculates that

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Conservation and Traditional Medicine in the Amazon

Conservation and Traditional Medicine in the Amazon

WWF December 28, 2016 1

I have a reputation when I travel of attracting venomous snakes and children. This can be both a curse and a blessing when you work at WWF on forest conservation. Luckily, on Natural Habitat’s

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Meet WWF’s Jim Sano: A ‘Truly Glorious’ Life as a U.S. Park Ranger

Meet WWF’s Jim Sano: A ‘Truly Glorious’ Life as a U.S. Park Ranger

WWF December 21, 2016 3

The single-engine Grumman AA-5B plane was barely perceptible on the snowy mountainside. It was January 1982, and World Wildlife Fund’s Jim Sano and his fellow team of search and rescue specialists had been scouring White

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