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Videos: Nature Finally Talks Back—Redux

Videos: Nature Finally Talks Back—Redux

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 23, 2020 0

Throughout history, philosophers have construed the universe in many ways, and one of the oldest is to see it made up by pairs of opposites. For example, art and science, good and evil, matter

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To Prevent the Next Pandemic, Protect Nature

To Prevent the Next Pandemic, Protect Nature

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 28, 2020 0

Spreading around the world at the speed of light, COVID-19 has now infected more than 2.5 million people and killed almost 177,000. Although the virus’s origins are still a little murky, it’s highly likely

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The Footsteps of Large Animals Fill Landscapes with Life

The Footsteps of Large Animals Fill Landscapes with Life

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 29, 2019 0

When you weigh anywhere from 1,000 to 14,000 pounds, you tend to leave huge, deep footprints wherever you walk. But more than just evidence of your passing through, those footprints, it turns out, can

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Video Encounters with Mystifying Greenland Sharks

Video Encounters with Mystifying Greenland Sharks

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 26, 2018 1

Deepwater, mythic and prehistoric creatures, Greenland sharks inhabit the Atlantic Ocean, from Canada to Norway and off the coast of Scotland. When it comes to legends, some have suggested a Greenland shark may actually

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Study Shows That Mountain Lions Fear the Sound of Human Voices

Study Shows That Mountain Lions Fear the Sound of Human Voices

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 19, 2017 5

The largest wild cat in North America, the mountain lion—also known as a catamount, cougar, panther and puma—has powerful limbs and can leap as high as 15 feet and as far as 40 feet.

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Plants and People: Moving to Antarctica for Good—or Bad?

Plants and People: Moving to Antarctica for Good—or Bad?

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 7, 2016 0

There are some new colonists ready to take over Antarctica. They aren’t human—yet. But an international study, led by the Australian National University (ANU), has found that several forms of marine life can now

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Video: Counting—and Counting On—the World’s Trees

Video: Counting—and Counting On—the World’s Trees

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 12, 2015 0

How many trees are there in the world? That’s a question you—or a child in your life—has probably asked many times. Until now, however, there hasn’t been a very precise answer. But according to

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Alaska’s Permafrost Is Burning. That’s Not Good for You.

Alaska’s Permafrost Is Burning. That’s Not Good for You.

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 28, 2015 5

Alaska is on fire. Even where I live in Wisconsin, I can feel it. A NASA photo shows that a plume of smoke from those northern blazes extends all the way down through the

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