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The Year-Round Land of Evergreens: the Taiga

The Year-Round Land of Evergreens: the Taiga

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 15, 2019 3

It’s mid-January, the time some people call the “doldrums,” a period of feeling low energy and a lack of motivation after the Christmas and New Year season of celebration and parties. It can be

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Losing Urban Trees—and the Wildlife that Depends on Them

Losing Urban Trees—and the Wildlife that Depends on Them

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 11, 2018 1

We need to learn to tolerate a bit of messiness when it comes to our urban neighborhoods and landscapes. And I’m not talking about litter on our sidewalks, trash in our local parks or

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Top 4 Experiences in Uganda

Top 4 Experiences in Uganda

WWF November 28, 2018 0

Like many people, going on safari has been a dream of mine since I was a child. I’ve always been in awe of nature, wild places and wild animals. No where else quite captures

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Self-Driving Vehicles Could Save Animal Lives

Self-Driving Vehicles Could Save Animal Lives

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 6, 2018 1

“Over the river and through the wood,” goes the “New England Boy’s Song About Thanksgiving Day,” based on a poem by Lydia Maria Child, published in 1844. Ever since that time, we’ve associated Thanksgiving

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Finding Harmony in Botswana

Finding Harmony in Botswana

WWF October 24, 2018 0

We stare in awe as three generations of lioness – a grandmother, mother and two cubs – saunter peacefully near our 4×4. Their blonde, sun-soaked coats blend harmoniously into the surrounding golden grass and

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Crows Are as Intelligent as a Seven-Year-Old Child

Crows Are as Intelligent as a Seven-Year-Old Child

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 23, 2018 2

We humans seem to have a penchant for studying wildlife. We tag them with satellite transmitters, outfit them with radio collars, spy on them with trail cameras and use other observation techniques—all to learn

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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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Want a Creativity Boost? Take a Walk in Nature.

Want a Creativity Boost? Take a Walk in Nature.

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 16, 2018 7

There’s no doubt that today most adults and children spend more time indoors interacting with media and technology than participating in outdoor activities. Numerous studies have shown that spending time in nature is good

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