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Five Live Critter Cams for Summer Viewing

Five Live Critter Cams for Summer Viewing

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 12, 2016 0

We just passed the unofficial middle of summer, July 4. With that marker comes a usual complaint: there’s nothing to watch on TV. But now that most regular programs are on hiatus, I’ve found

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A Whale of a Journey: Kayaking Baja’s Sea of Cortez

A Whale of a Journey: Kayaking Baja’s Sea of Cortez

Natural Habitat Adventures July 11, 2016 0

During the spring of 1995, I joined a Natural Habitat Adventures kayaking trip in search of Pacific gray whales in Baja’s Sea of Cortez. We zigzagged from one end of the Baja peninsula to

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Wildlife Photo of the Week: The Feast

Wildlife Photo of the Week: The Feast

Kendal Bower July 8, 2016 0

Every Friday, we choose our favorite photo of the week from our Wildlife Photo of the Day website. This week we selected polar bears in Alaska. Photographer Yaron Schmid witnessed a polar bear and her two

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Elephant Grand Central Station | Olaf’s Corner

Elephant Grand Central Station | Olaf’s Corner

Olaf Malver July 8, 2016 0

In the wildlife drama that is a Botswana safari, this looked like a virtual demolition zone. We had just stepped out of our kayaks, scouting for an optimal place to camp. Looking around, we

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Video: A Traveler’s Crafty Revenge on Loud Cell Phone Users

Video: A Traveler’s Crafty Revenge on Loud Cell Phone Users

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 7, 2016 0

Lately, it seems as if we’re encountering more and more bad behavior when we travel. And one of the most annoying habits people engage in that we’ve all had to endure at one time

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Dead Bees on Washington: Does the Environmental “Now” Ever Come?

Dead Bees on Washington: Does the Environmental “Now” Ever Come?

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 5, 2016 7

Just two weeks ago, June 20-26, 2016, we celebrated the annual National Pollinator Week—or you may have observed it if you knew it was National Pollinator Week. Most likely, you didn’t. Some beekeepers would

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First Twin Giant Pandas of 2016 Born in Chengdu

First Twin Giant Pandas of 2016 Born in Chengdu

Julie Waggoner July 4, 2016 0

On June 20, China welcomed the first pair of panda twins of 2016 into the world. Their mother is a six-year-old giant panda named Ya Li, and the twins are her first offspring. The

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Assam State in India Takes New Steps to Stop Rhino Poaching

Assam State in India Takes New Steps to Stop Rhino Poaching

Julie Waggoner July 2, 2016 1

In the northeast Indian state of Assam the newly elected government this month announced plans to crack down on poaching of one-horned rhinos in the area. Kaziranga National Park in Assam is home to

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