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Safeguarding Migration Routes from Ecuador to Costa Rica with the Creation of the Hermandad Marine Reserve   

Safeguarding Migration Routes from Ecuador to Costa Rica with the Creation of the Hermandad Marine Reserve  

Megan Brief February 6, 2022 0

Esperanza: A New Hope With her impressive display of stripes and spots, the young whale shark (Rhincodon typus) glides through the undulating waters, sucks drifting plankton into her mouth and filters out excess water

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Bird Migration & the Changing Climate

Bird Migration & the Changing Climate

Madison Mitchell January 5, 2022 0

It’s no news that climate change is impacting our natural environment, but what does this mean for birds, migration patterns, and lasting biodiversity? As winter tends to get warmer, why are birds still migrating?

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Videos: Whooping Cranes and a Bold Experiment

Videos: Whooping Cranes and a Bold Experiment

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 16, 2017 0

In 1942, there were only 22 whooping cranes left alive in the world. Their habitats were vanishing, and they had been hunted almost to extinction. If we were to keep them from blinking out,

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Six Fascinating Facts About the Wildebeest Migration Across the Serengeti

Six Fascinating Facts About the Wildebeest Migration Across the Serengeti

Chris Kassar January 22, 2017 0

By Chris Kassar   Imagine enormous herds of wildebeest and zebra traversing the East African plains while predators follow in stealthy pursuit. It’s something you’ve almost certainly seen on film, and now you can

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Monarch Butterflies are Making a Rebound

Monarch Butterflies are Making a Rebound

Court Whelan, Ph.D. May 20, 2016 4

Newsworthy, noteworthy, and utterly fascinating. Monarch butterflies routinely make the news—for good reason. The migration of the monarch butterfly is considered by scientists a unique phenomenon, and one of the largest animal migrations on

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What Makes a Species “Native”?

What Makes a Species “Native”?

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 6, 2011 4

Denali National Park and Preserve, established in 1917 as Mount McKinley National Park, is known the world over for its stunning scenery, wild and remote frontier regions, and Denali—at 20,320 feet, the highest point

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Create a Natural Habitat for Migratory Birds

Create a Natural Habitat for Migratory Birds

Wendy Redal March 24, 2011 0

One of the many joys of spring that I look forward to is the return of migratory birds to our yard. When we lived at nearly 8,000 feet in the mountain foothills outside Boulder,

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