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Video: Walrus Beach

Video: Walrus Beach

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 31, 2011 0

With Arctic sea ice at the third lowest level in recorded history, it’s not only polar bears that are facing climate change challenges. Tens of thousands of walrus are coming ashore in northwest Alaska,

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The Species Numbers Game

The Species Numbers Game

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 22, 2011 9

When it comes to environmental and wildlife issues, it seems that the more alarming the statistics are, the more likely it is that they will command our attention and move us into action. When

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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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A Look Back at Biodiversity; Forecast for 2011

A Look Back at Biodiversity; Forecast for 2011

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 6, 2011 2

The arrival of a new year always prompts us to take a look back at the one just passed; to summarize it, to put closure on it. It was about a year ago that

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“Assisting Migration” Could Be Aiding Extinction

“Assisting Migration” Could Be Aiding Extinction

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 2, 2011 10

As our 2010 calendars now come down off the walls and we look at the crisp, new, blank pages of 2011, we can’t help but wonder what this New Year has in store for

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Adventuring in Antarctica with Journalist Susan Moran

Adventuring in Antarctica with Journalist Susan Moran

Wendy Redal December 13, 2010 1

Follow along with science journalist Susan Moran as she gets an earful from an elephant seal, learns to tell penguins apart, and takes an ocean swim -- without a dry suit! -- surrounded by

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Eating Goose Eggs and Other Culinary Adventures

Eating Goose Eggs and Other Culinary Adventures

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 13, 2010 6

The statistics regarding a worldwide climate trend toward global warming and the resultant loss of biodiversity are alarming—and attention getting, to say the least. Most of us have heard the often-quoted statement that the

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Narwhals: Helping track climate change in the Arctic

Narwhals: Helping track climate change in the Arctic

Wendy Redal November 8, 2010 0

Learn how narwhals, the odd-looking Arctic whales with single, unicorn-like tusks, are furthering climate research efforts by helping oceanographers measure wintertime temperatures of the sea beneath the pack ice in Baffin Bay

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