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Women in Conservation: Sandra Elvin

Women in Conservation: Sandra Elvin

Tania Curry March 22, 2014 1

Sandra Elvin always thought she would grow up to be a veterinarian. Sandra acquired her love for nature from her father, who after spending one day in Canada’s open spaces, decided to move his

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10 Interesting Facts about Beluga Whales

10 Interesting Facts about Beluga Whales

WWF January 18, 2014 0

The beluga whale is easily recognizable thanks to its stark white coloring and globular head. Belugas are very social animals, and it’s possible to see pods numbering in the hundreds during a trip to

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Video: The Right Whale Encounter

Video: The Right Whale Encounter

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 22, 2012 6

The most rare of all large whales, right whales were given their common name by whalers, who identified them as the “right whales” to kill. At 50 feet long and weighing 70 tons, right

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Comeback Country: A Climate-Changed Churchill?

Comeback Country: A Climate-Changed Churchill?

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 30, 2012 11

The lands that we come from are certainly a big part of who we are. When people ask at first meeting, “Where are you from?,” they’re trying to get a sense of who you

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Adventure Coming, I Can Feel It in My Bones

Adventure Coming, I Can Feel It in My Bones

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 2, 2011 4

You’ve probably heard about people who “see” the color blue when they hear a certain note played on a piano, for instance, or experience a sweet “taste” in their mouths when they touch a

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Places, Good and Bad

Places, Good and Bad

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 26, 2011 2

We humans seem to have a great need to anthropomorphize; that is, we tend to want to ascribe human characteristics to inanimate objects, nonhuman animals and natural phenomena, such as the wind, rain or

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Video: Beluga Bath Time

Video: Beluga Bath Time

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 14, 2011 2

Stunningly white in a blue sea, beluga whales are ethereally beautiful creatures when spotted in their natural habitats. Not only are they a treat for the eyes, but hearing them is something you’ll never

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Churchill: Home of the Pizzly?

Churchill: Home of the Pizzly?

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 25, 2011 9

As the Arctic continues to warm, it comes as no surprise that cold-adapted species, such as polar bears, are moving north in an effort to survive, while those that favor more moderate temperatures are

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