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Elephant Poaching in the Pandemic

Elephant Poaching in the Pandemic

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 8, 2020 0

You probably already know the perilous position that the world’s elephants are currently negotiating. The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has officially listed the Asian elephant as endangered and the African elephant

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Connection with Nature as a Child Means a Healthier Adult

Connection with Nature as a Child Means a Healthier Adult

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 7, 2020 0

Seeking out the natural world—and the wildlife that occupies it—is a good way to cope with the coronavirus pandemic and its resultant shelter-in-place edicts. But now, there’s even more reason to indulge in the

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Giving Tuesday: Saving 30 Percent of Earth by 2030

Giving Tuesday: Saving 30 Percent of Earth by 2030

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 20, 2018 1

Some scientists, such as American biologist, naturalist, theorist and author E. O. Wilson, say that a majority of wild species will go extinct if humans don’t set aside at least 50 percent of the

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Memorial to Loss: the Mass Extinction Monitoring Observatory

Memorial to Loss: the Mass Extinction Monitoring Observatory

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 16, 2016 5

We’re currently living in the midst of what scientists call the sixth mass extinction, the sixth wave of extinctions in the past half-billion years. But the one we’re experiencing today is different: while past

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Video: Wildlife Corridors from Around the World

Video: Wildlife Corridors from Around the World

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 2, 2014 19

Food, water, shelter and the freedom to travel—these are the fundamental needs of wildlife. In fact, according to the National Wildlife Federation, for many species that last-listed essential could mean the difference between survival and

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Half Earth: Could Setting Aside 50 Percent of the World for Wildlife Really Work?

Half Earth: Could Setting Aside 50 Percent of the World for Wildlife Really Work?

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 23, 2014 21

Although experts have been warning of an imminent sixth mass extinction for almost four years, to date most conservation appeals for battling the crisis have been, at best, attempts to stem the tide. None

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