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Video: Starling Murmuration Captured on Film in France

Video: Starling Murmuration Captured on Film in France

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 4, 2013 12

A lot of times when working with nature, what you manage to get on film is a happy accident. So it was for Neels Castillon, just a few months ago. While he and his

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Could Save-the-Environment Messages Use a Little Selfishness?

Could Save-the-Environment Messages Use a Little Selfishness?

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 8, 2012 9

As someone who loves wild, natural places, you’ve heard plenty of dire environmental alerts and communications. There are more tigers in people’s backyards than there are tigers in the wild. Rhinos are being poached

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Bhutan Takes Measures Against Wildlife Poaching

Bhutan Takes Measures Against Wildlife Poaching

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 20, 2012 11

By any measure, Bhutan is a spiritual place, known for how it assesses the quality of life of its citizens, phrased as “gross national happiness (GNH).” The term, in fact, was coined in 1972

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Play the Bird-ID Game

Play the Bird-ID Game

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 15, 2012 6

Ever wonder who creates those plant- or animal-identification outdoor apps and how designers know which questions they need to ask in order to help you make a positive ID? Now, you can get in on

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Last of Her Kind: Footage of an Imperial Woodpecker

Last of Her Kind: Footage of an Imperial Woodpecker

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 2, 2012 16

Campephilus imperialis (the imperial woodpecker) may have been the largest woodpecker that ever lived. The last documented sighting of this two-foot-tall bird happened in 1956 in the state of Durango, in the high-altitude, old-growth

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New Outdoor Apps—Bring Them with You Outdoors

New Outdoor Apps—Bring Them with You Outdoors

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 20, 2011 9

It’s less than a week before Christmas, and I’ll bet by now you’re beginning to feel “gadgeted out,” tired of being bombarded with all of the e-mail, internet and TV ads for nifty electronics,

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What Makes a Species “Native”?

What Makes a Species “Native”?

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 6, 2011 4

Denali National Park and Preserve, established in 1917 as Mount McKinley National Park, is known the world over for its stunning scenery, wild and remote frontier regions, and Denali—at 20,320 feet, the highest point

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Video: A Need for the Dark

Video: A Need for the Dark

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 7, 2011 3

We humans have long feared the dark. That’s where scary monsters hide and criminals lurk. So that’s why, for most of our history on the planet, we’ve been trying to dominate the night by

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