Monthly Archives: June 2021 »

You Don’t Have to Be a Nature Expert to Love It

You Don’t Have to Be a Nature Expert to Love It

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 29, 2021 0

There’s the old maxim that you must know something to love it. And we’ve certainly heard that regarding nature: that if we don’t expose people—particularly the next generation—to the outdoors and the biodiversity that

Read More »
Assessing the Beliefs of Animals

Assessing the Beliefs of Animals

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 22, 2021 0

If you asked any wildlife fan or pet owner if animals have beliefs, I’m guessing their answers would almost all fall within the “yes” category, based on observations and anecdotal evidence. Science, however, is

Read More »
Nature is a “Happy Place” for Children

Nature is a “Happy Place” for Children

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 15, 2021 0

When children were recently asked to draw their “happy places,” more than half of them created drawings that included aspects of nature and outdoor spaces, such as gardens, grass, lakes, outdoor playgrounds, parks, rainbows,

Read More »
African Wild Dogs and the Necessity of Wildlife Corridors

African Wild Dogs and the Necessity of Wildlife Corridors

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 8, 2021 0

Larger than Austria and Germany combined and nearly twice as big as the United Kingdom, the enormous KAZA (Kavango-Zambezi Transfrontier Conservation Area) lies in the Kavango and Zambezi River Basins where Angola, Botswana, Namibia,

Read More »
Post-Pandemic, Learning to Trust Again from a Gray Whale

Post-Pandemic, Learning to Trust Again from a Gray Whale

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 1, 2021 0

The longest recorded migration by a mammal was made by a gray whale. In 2015, a female made a journey of nearly 14,000 miles from Russia to Mexico and back. (Zebras hold the longest

Read More »