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Wildlife Photo of the Week: Mantis

Wildlife Photo of the Week: Mantis

Steve Selden January 24, 2020 0

Every Friday, we choose our favorite photo of the week from our Wildlife Photo of the Day website. This week we chose a praying mantis in California. Photographer Alexa Dysart took this shot on

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A World on Fire: Battling Blazes in Borneo’s Rain Forests

A World on Fire: Battling Blazes in Borneo’s Rain Forests

Emily Goodheart Kautz January 8, 2020 0

Forest fires hit home particularly hard in 2019, as people in every corner of the Earth watched the world burn. Abnormal Arctic fires occurred in Alaska, Greenland and Russia’s Siberian province, which houses the

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“Home for the Holidays” and Other Travel Conundrums

“Home for the Holidays” and Other Travel Conundrums

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 26, 2019 0

This week, we’ll celebrate Thanksgiving, kicking off what we call the “holiday season”: typically defined as the triumvirate of Thanksgiving, Christmas/Hanukkah and New Year’s Eve. It’s also a huge traveling time. But unlike most

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Losing Urban Trees—and the Wildlife that Depends on Them

Losing Urban Trees—and the Wildlife that Depends on Them

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 11, 2018 1

We need to learn to tolerate a bit of messiness when it comes to our urban neighborhoods and landscapes. And I’m not talking about litter on our sidewalks, trash in our local parks or

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Road Trip Revelations

Road Trip Revelations

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 4, 2018 2

“Most stories begin one of two ways,” book author and immersion journalist Ted Conover once said. “A stranger comes to town, or the hero leaves home. Either way, they tend to go by road.

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Video: Bighorn Sheep Return to Their Yosemite Homeland

Video: Bighorn Sheep Return to Their Yosemite Homeland

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 7, 2018 1

Naturalist and environmental philosopher John Muir once referred to them as “the bravest of all Sierra mountaineers.” Who were these intrepid adventurers? Here’s a clue: they had more than two feet. The Father of Our National

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Despite Cold Temperatures, the Earth Burns and the Arctic Is Lost

Despite Cold Temperatures, the Earth Burns and the Arctic Is Lost

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 2, 2018 4

It’s the day after New Year’s, and we’re just entering into 2018. In Times Square last night, according to the Associated Press, it was the second-coldest New Year’s celebration on record. The temperature was

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Ranching in Wolf Territory: A New Approach

Ranching in Wolf Territory: A New Approach

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 21, 2017 9

Conflict between wolves and ranchers is just about as old as, well, as there have been ranchers in the West. Wolves were nearly hunted, poisoned and trapped to extinction in the Lower 48 a

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