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From Research to Ranomafana: <br> Lemur Conservation in Madagascar

From Research to Ranomafana:
Lemur Conservation in Madagascar

Emily Goodheart Kautz February 21, 2019 0

I sat in the middle of the woods, waterproof notebook in hand, the pitter patter of raindrops falling around me. Out of the corner of my eye, a red ruffed lemur popped its long

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Video: The “Scientific” Beauty of the Northern Lights

Video: The “Scientific” Beauty of the Northern Lights

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 19, 2019 4

There are many delightful and magical myths about the aurora borealis, also known as the northern lights. The Inuit of North America interpreted the lights as a ball game—with a walrus head serving as

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Thank You, Palau | Olaf’s Corner

Thank You, Palau | Olaf’s Corner

Olaf Malver February 18, 2019 0

With long flowing hair, a bronzed muscular body and dressed only in salty paddling shorts, my co-guide, Ron Leidich, lectured us with focused authority. The subject was wartime death and destruction in Pelileu, a

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Wildlife Photo of the Week: Afternoon Yawn

Wildlife Photo of the Week: Afternoon Yawn

Kendal Bower February 15, 2019 0

Every Friday, we choose our favorite photo of the week from our Wildlife Photo of the Day website. This week we chose a sleepy fox in Yellowstone National Park. Photographer Tad Sattler and his son

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Paddling the Beauty in the Dark | Olaf’s Corner

Paddling the Beauty in the Dark | Olaf’s Corner

Olaf Malver February 15, 2019 0

The young Buddhist monk in a saffron-colored robe offered his blessings to me and my kayak. He wished us good luck on our journey through the big cave under the mountain. He then waved

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The Stickiness of Learning Outdoors

The Stickiness of Learning Outdoors

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 12, 2019 2

Today, the average American child is by far an indoor creature, spending only four to seven minutes a day in unstructured play outdoors and more than seven hours a day in front of a

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