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Must-See Animal Migrations

Must-See Animal Migrations

Michelle Peters May 2, 2022 0

What is the sound of nearly two million wildebeest and zebra moving across the plains of Tanzania’s Serengeti and Kenya’s Maasai Mara? Cliched as it sounds, it’s nearly indescribable. Sublime, really. We’ve witnessed this

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Biodiversity, Cultural Diversity and Conservation Are Connected

Biodiversity, Cultural Diversity and Conservation Are Connected

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 29, 2022 0

Preserving the biodiversity we have left is not only of extreme importance for the species we are rapidly losing, but for our own health and well-being. It has long been a goal of nature

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A Road Map for Curbing the Illegal Wildlife Trade

A Road Map for Curbing the Illegal Wildlife Trade

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 22, 2022 0

Just hearing the term “wildlife trade” brings to mind heart-wrenching photos of elephants who have been stripped of their tusks or pictures of rhinos without their horns. Actually, the definition of “wildlife trade” is

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Why Do Lions Roar? Facts about Big Cat Communication

Why Do Lions Roar? Facts about Big Cat Communication

Laura Kiniry March 2, 2022 0

The first time I heard a lion’s roar, it shook me to the bones. I’d been snoozing soundly in my hut in South Africa’s Madikwe Game Reserve (a Nat Hab favorite), when the full-throated

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Nature Is Good for Your Brain—and Body Image

Nature Is Good for Your Brain—and Body Image

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 1, 2022 0

Nature’s got a lot going for it—and for us. Seeing a breathtaking landscape or experiencing a natural phenomenon typically leaves us feeling appreciative, humbled and filled with awe. You already know some of nature’s

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Finding New Life in a Pandemic. I Call That “Hope.”

Finding New Life in a Pandemic. I Call That “Hope.”

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 30, 2021 0

We’re living in an age of great biodiversity loss. And we’re trying to make our way through a worldwide pandemic on top of it. Some days, it seems like life itself on Earth is

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A Sense of Rhythm: Birds, Lemurs, Whales and Us

A Sense of Rhythm: Birds, Lemurs, Whales and Us

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 23, 2021 0

You probably do it in the car. Some of us do it in the shower. And when no one else is home, a good number of us might even do it in front of

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Six Surprising Facts About Hippos in Africa

Matt Kareus September 29, 2021 1

There is nothing common about the Common Hippo. Yet compared to elephants, rhinos and the big cats of Africa, they are generally under appreciated, despite their declining numbers and the critical role they play

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