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A Sense of Rhythm: Birds, Lemurs, Whales and Us

A Sense of Rhythm: Birds, Lemurs, Whales and Us

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 23, 2021 0

You probably do it in the car. Some of us do it in the shower. And when no one else is home, a good number of us might even do it in front of

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Like Us, Pandas Need a Sense of Wanderlust

Like Us, Pandas Need a Sense of Wanderlust

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 16, 2021 0

As you travelers know, a sense of wanderlust can be highly beneficial for your personal growth and well-being. It can challenge your long-held assumptions, help you become more adaptable to the vicissitudes of daily life, provide

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Drones: Weighing Whales and Assessing Associations

Drones: Weighing Whales and Assessing Associations

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 9, 2021 0

Baleen whales, which include species such as blue and gray whales, are the largest animals on Earth. Their hefty body masses, in fact, are central to their success as an animal group. Because of

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Yellowstone: Restoring Wolves Revived Willows

Yellowstone: Restoring Wolves Revived Willows

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 2, 2021 0

Ever since the reintroduction of wolves to Yellowstone National Park in 1995, there has been controversy and debate about the benefits and ecosystem services that the predators have actually provided; whether it was a

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What Animals Know: Counting and Dreaming of the World

What Animals Know: Counting and Dreaming of the World

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 26, 2021 0

Anyone who has ever lived with dogs knows that they can count. Try to short your best friend on daily treats, and you’ll quickly find out that he or she is keeping track. We

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Listing, Mapping—and Changing—All Animals

Listing, Mapping—and Changing—All Animals

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 19, 2021 0

Just exactly how many species are there in our big, diverse world? And where, precisely, do they live? While all of us have probably wondered about such things from time to time, scientists have

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What Makes People Want to Save the Planet? Facts or Stories?

What Makes People Want to Save the Planet? Facts or Stories?

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 5, 2021 0

Now five decades old, the modern American environmental movement began in the 1960s and was sanctioned as an official epoch in 1970 with the creation of Earth Day by Wisconsin Senator Gaylord Nelson. Since

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A New Whale Species Is Found Living in the Gulf of Mexico

A New Whale Species Is Found Living in the Gulf of Mexico

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 28, 2021 0

Whales are fascinating beings. After living on the land for a while, their ancestors chose to go back to the sea; they have their own, complicated cultures; they help us and our planet by

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