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President Talks about Climate Change in Yosemite National Park: Is It Too Late?

President Talks about Climate Change in Yosemite National Park: Is It Too Late?

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 21, 2016 1

On the day before Father’s Day 2016, President Obama visited Yosemite National Park. The trip was planned as a family vacation, but it also aimed to focus attention on the centennial of the National

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Wildlife Photo of the Week: Spoon Fight

Wildlife Photo of the Week: Spoon Fight

Kendal Bower June 17, 2016 0

Every Friday, we choose our favorite photo of the week from our Wildlife Photo of the Day website. This week we chose roseate spoonbills in Florida. Photographer Steve Grodin froze this moment when the birds were fighting over

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Vacation Photographers: Would You Consider Hiring One?

Vacation Photographers: Would You Consider Hiring One?

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 2, 2015 15

One of the many joys of returning from a trip is being able to relive the experience by sorting through your vacation photos. Chances are that you managed to get a few really good

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Fearing Climate Change: the Fact and the Phrase

Fearing Climate Change: the Fact and the Phrase

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 24, 2015 14

Words are my business; I’m intrigued by them and the power they have. As an environmental writer, I am particularly interested in the terms we have to describe the natural world: is a particular

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Should Nonnative Species Be Introduced as Biocontrols?

Should Nonnative Species Be Introduced as Biocontrols?

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 27, 2015 34

For decades now, climate change has been altering habitats and causing a major shift of ecosystems northward. Unable to adjust quickly enough, some cold-adapted species are being forced to relocate to higher latitudes as

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2014 National Geographic Photo Contest Amazes

2014 National Geographic Photo Contest Amazes

Chris Miller October 27, 2014 0

National Geographic Magazine annual photo contest is under way again! Photographers can submit their stunning shots up until the October 31st deadline. Here are a few of our favorite wildlife photo submissions so far

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Turtle Runways and Pronghorn Highways

Turtle Runways and Pronghorn Highways

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 12, 2011 9

You’d think it would take something very big or potentially catastrophic to stop an Airbus A380 or a Boeing 747 from taking off at New York City’s John F. Kennedy International Airport, the busiest

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Video: Black Bears Ask, “Is It Your Backyard, or Mine?”

Video: Black Bears Ask, “Is It Your Backyard, or Mine?”

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 20, 2011 2

A guy in a bad bear suit may not be the best spokesperson for an audience of serious nature enthusiasts, but this video that uses one does, in the end, ask an important question

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