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Better Together: Native Knowledge and Western Science

Better Together: Native Knowledge and Western Science

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 27, 2021 0

Throughout the United States, Native Americans own and/or manage nearly 95 million acres of deserts and forests, grasslands and mountains—much of it in still-intact habitats. That’s 10 million more acres than the National Park

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You Don’t Have to Be a Nature Expert to Love It

You Don’t Have to Be a Nature Expert to Love It

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 29, 2021 0

There’s the old maxim that you must know something to love it. And we’ve certainly heard that regarding nature: that if we don’t expose people—particularly the next generation—to the outdoors and the biodiversity that

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The Loudest Bird on the Planet Lives in the Amazon

The Loudest Bird on the Planet Lives in the Amazon

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 18, 2021 0

Some animals are known for being loud; for example, howler monkeys are said to be aptly named. When a number of them let loose their lungs in concert, the din can be heard up

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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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Madagascar’s Dwindling Forests and Their Linked Lemurs

Madagascar’s Dwindling Forests and Their Linked Lemurs

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 4, 2020 0

Imagine that you are lactose intolerant, and then you discover that all of the grocery stores in your vicinity sell only dairy products. That’s how a Duke University, North Carolina, ecologist describes the predicament

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Update: Wildfires in Brazil

Update: Wildfires in Brazil

WWF July 30, 2020 0

The Pantanal has fascinated me since I first learned about it in a documentary ten years ago.  It is a world of contrasts with dramatically different wet and dry seasons, and a land of many uses spanning three countries. Home to the elusive jaguar, other varieties of wildlife, spectacular landscapes, and Brazil’s rich cowboy

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Traveler Story: Tracking Jaguars in the Pantanal

Traveler Story: Tracking Jaguars in the Pantanal

Natural Habitat Adventures March 23, 2020 0

“Brazil has always been one of those places I have wanted to visit, but I questioned what there was to see in terms of wildlife. When I was on a Galapagos expedition with Nat

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Norway Is the World’s First Nation to Ban Deforestation

Norway Is the World’s First Nation to Ban Deforestation

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 28, 2020 0

Norway is the first country in the world to commit to no longer using any products that contribute to deforestation. That’s pretty remarkable, because while during the last few years a number of companies

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