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We’re Losing Wilderness. And It’s A Loss to Science.

We’re Losing Wilderness. And It’s A Loss to Science.

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 13, 2018 2

Today, it’s not only animal and plant species that we’re losing at an alarming rate. We’re losing wilderness; everywhere, all over the world. In fact, according to a study published in 2016 that compares

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Elephants on Track

Elephants on Track

WWF November 7, 2018 0

A sophisticated 22-pound GPS collar may be the most valuable bling on the African continent. Seven-ton elephants are now donning advanced satellite tracking devices that let their movements be monitored in real time—technology that’s

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How Yellowstone Got its Groove Back

How Yellowstone Got its Groove Back

WWF October 17, 2018 0

When you hear the word safari, your mind often wanders to the savannas of Africa, the jungles of central and South America, or the Galapagos Islands. These landscapes are rich in biodiversity and draw

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There is Life in the Ice, and It’s Got a Message about Climate Change

There is Life in the Ice, and It’s Got a Message about Climate Change

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 9, 2018 1

Scientists have long considered polar ice to be an extreme environment; a sterile place within which nothing can survive. But new evidence shows that there are living bacteria in Arctic and Antarctic ice and

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An Unbearable Mine

An Unbearable Mine

WWF September 26, 2018 0

Gold  and  copper  may  hold  lucrative  prospects for some investors,  but  mining doesn’t  pay  out  for  Alaska’s  Bristol  Bay.  The  proposed  open  pit  Pebble  Mine near  Katmai  National  Park  would  rob  salmon,  bears  and 

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Esteeming Elephants: September 22 Is National Elephant Appreciation Day

Esteeming Elephants: September 22 Is National Elephant Appreciation Day

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 18, 2018 2

More than 1,500 “national” days have been declared, according to the National Day Calendar. For example, January 2 is National Cream Puff Day. March 4 is Marching Music Day. The first Saturday in May

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