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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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Video: A Novel Look at South Africa

Video: A Novel Look at South Africa

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 16, 2021 0

I have never been to Africa. Yet, I like to imagine being there: I picture myself on a safari in Botswana, Kenya, Namibia, South Africa or Tanzania. I dream of watching elephants, giraffes, lions,

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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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The Most Beautiful Countries in the World Have Two Problems

The Most Beautiful Countries in the World Have Two Problems

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 9, 2021 0

Almost a year ago, before the COVID-19 pandemic raced around the world, I thought of writing to you about the countries that seem to perpetually be on annual lists of the “most beautiful in

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Asian Elephants Have Distinct Personalities Similar to Ours

Asian Elephants Have Distinct Personalities Similar to Ours

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 5, 2021 0

Anyone who has ever adopted a cat or dog into the family knows that each pet is distinctive. One of your dogs, for example, may have loved to spend all day at your side,

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Botswana’s Changing Lands: Elephants Not to Blame

Botswana’s Changing Lands: Elephants Not to Blame

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 10, 2020 0

The African nation of Botswana is believed to have the world’s largest population of wild elephants. While the exact number is hard to pinpoint, estimates are that there are between 118,000 to 130,000. While those

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Video: Nature’s Force in Full View at Victoria Falls

Video: Nature’s Force in Full View at Victoria Falls

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 13, 2020 0

Nature is powerful. It exists by the rules that it alone sets, and it progresses on its own trajectory. Its force is far stronger than we are. The coronavirus pandemic has certainly shown us

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Hope for Coral Reefs in Crisis

Hope for Coral Reefs in Crisis

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 11, 2020 0

For almost 24 million years, say scientists, coral reefs have functioned relatively unchanged. That is, until the 1980s. Starting in that decade, tropical coral reef coverage around the world has declined by about 30

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