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The Loudest Bird on the Planet Lives in the Amazon

The Loudest Bird on the Planet Lives in the Amazon

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 18, 2021 0

Some animals are known for being loud; for example, howler monkeys are said to be aptly named. When a number of them let loose their lungs in concert, the din can be heard up

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The Giraffe-African Savanna Relationship: It’s Complicated

The Giraffe-African Savanna Relationship: It’s Complicated

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 11, 2021 0

Much like the beneficial but complicated effects that the wolves of Yellowstone National Park exert upon their environment, recent research is beginning to show that there is a complex relationship between elephants, giraffes and

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Recording the “Voices” of Utah’s Red Rocks

Recording the “Voices” of Utah’s Red Rocks

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 27, 2021 0

Rocks are unmoving. They are solid and stoic, massive and stolid; forever dependable as an essential part of the Earth’s crust. Promontories and peaks, cliffs and crags, are all rocks. Even the very word

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Wildlife Research Prospers in the Pandemic

Wildlife Research Prospers in the Pandemic

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 6, 2021 0

This is National Wildlife Week, an annual celebration of the beauty and diversity of America’s wildlife. Started in 1938, this event encourages people across the country to learn about what they can do to

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The Color of Your Clothing and How It Affects Animal Behavior

The Color of Your Clothing and How It Affects Animal Behavior

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 30, 2021 2

If you love nature, wildlife-watching is probably one of your greatest joys. And because you care about animal welfare, you most likely try to ensure that your observations don’t interfere or disturb the creatures

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The Impact of COVID-19 on the Natural Environment—and the People Who Depend on It

The Impact of COVID-19 on the Natural Environment—and the People Who Depend on It

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 23, 2021 0

Even if you don’t know much about the science regarding COVID-19, you probably can’t escape the fact that the disease has caused major changes in your everyday life and livelihood. You’re not alone: all

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World Wildlife Day: Wildlife’s Value—Now and Even after Death

World Wildlife Day: Wildlife’s Value—Now and Even after Death

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 2, 2021 0

Tomorrow, March 3, we’ll recognize the eighth World Wildlife Day, which was proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly (U.N.G.A.) at its 68th session on December 20, 2013. This annual day of recognition is

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Where Antarctica Penguins “Go,” Biodiversity Follows

Where Antarctica Penguins “Go,” Biodiversity Follows

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 23, 2021 0

On first impression, Antarctica may look barren and less biodiverse than most other places on Earth—and, even, simple in its black-and-whiteness. In reality, however, in recent years we’ve learned that the White Continent is

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