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We’re Causing Wildlife to Shape-Shift

We’re Causing Wildlife to Shape-Shift

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 25, 2022 0

Today, more than half of the global population—55 percent, or 4.2 billion inhabitants—live in cities. By 2050, two-thirds of the world’s people are expected to reside in urban areas. And when we talk about our increasingly metropolitan

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New Year 2022: The Other Lives that Live Alongside

New Year 2022: The Other Lives that Live Alongside

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 28, 2021 0

As we begin to close out the days of 2021, it’s only natural to take a look back at the year that’s about to end and dream of what we’d like to see change

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Christmas 2021: Coexisting with Cats, an India Story

Christmas 2021: Coexisting with Cats, an India Story

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 21, 2021 0

In a few days, many of you will be celebrating Christmas or another religious holiday. That means that your end-of-year celebrations might likely revolve around a deity or supreme being of your choice, whether

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Pablo Escobar’s Hippos: Ecosystem Restorers and Legal Plaintiffs

Pablo Escobar’s Hippos: Ecosystem Restorers and Legal Plaintiffs

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 7, 2021 0

In the 1980s, Colombian cocaine kingpin and drug trafficker Pablo Escobar purchased four hippopotamuses for his private zoo. After he died in 1993, the Colombian government left the hippos in a pond on his

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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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Like Us, Pandas Need a Sense of Wanderlust

Like Us, Pandas Need a Sense of Wanderlust

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 16, 2021 0

As you travelers know, a sense of wanderlust can be highly beneficial for your personal growth and well-being. It can challenge your long-held assumptions, help you become more adaptable to the vicissitudes of daily life, provide

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Drones: Weighing Whales and Assessing Associations

Drones: Weighing Whales and Assessing Associations

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 9, 2021 0

Baleen whales, which include species such as blue and gray whales, are the largest animals on Earth. Their hefty body masses, in fact, are central to their success as an animal group. Because of

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