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Moths’ Open-Weave Cocoons Adapted to Handle Heavy Forest Rains

Moths’ Open-Weave Cocoons Adapted to Handle Heavy Forest Rains

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 8, 2013 9

In the rainforests of Peru, the average annual rainfall measures 79 inches. That not only creates lush, green jungles filled with a diversity of life but dangerous environments, too—especially if you’re a caterpillar aspiring

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5 Reasons to Take an Adventure Cruise

5 Reasons to Take an Adventure Cruise

Emily Deemer June 21, 2013 0

Are you one of those people who thinks they’re not a cruise person?  Do you think cruises are too boring and not active enough for you, and do you shudder at the idea of

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Amazon Trees: Carbon Holders or Releasers?

Amazon Trees: Carbon Holders or Releasers?

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 5, 2013 1

We humans have a long history of looking to trees for sustenance. For thousands of years, our forests have supplied our food, fuel and shelter. While we still count on them today to provide

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Freshwater Dolphins Surface on the Amazon

Freshwater Dolphins Surface on the Amazon

Lisa Poppleton January 3, 2013 0

Over one-third of all animal species in the world lives in the Amazon River system and its surrounding rainforest.  Among all this flying, creeping, swimming, slithering, running, climbing fauna, the Amazon pink river dolphins

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Beyond Sustainable

Beyond Sustainable

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 27, 2011 4

As someone committed to going on nature adventures, you most likely try to make the least negative impact on the world that you possibly can when you travel. You choose carbon-neutral companies, try to

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New monkey species discovered in Amazon

New monkey species discovered in Amazon

Wendy Redal August 30, 2011 0

Scientists have discovered a new species of monkey on an expedition into an unexplored part of the Brazilian Amazon. The monkey is a new species of titi, or Callicebus, monkey, and features different colored

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Great Migrations—from Small Creatures

Great Migrations—from Small Creatures

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 10, 2011 4

If you dread overseas flights because you always land intolerably tired and exceedingly hungry, I have some facts that might help you put such ordeals into perspective. It was recently discovered that a female

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Rare ocelot found in Arizona backyard

Rare ocelot found in Arizona backyard

Wendy Redal February 10, 2011 1

That's no ordinary kitty treed by a dog in a southern Arizona backyard! This young ocelot's presence might indicate that the small population in Mexican Sonora is making its way over the border for

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