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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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Video: Potoo Bird in Full Camo

Video: Potoo Bird in Full Camo

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 24, 2014 10

Day-to-day survival is a challenge in the wild, especially if those looking to eat you are bigger or faster than you are. That’s the reason why many species have developed methods of camouflage. Some,

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Bam Bam the Ram: Is Feeding Wildlife Ever OK?

Bam Bam the Ram: Is Feeding Wildlife Ever OK?

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 22, 2014 12

We humans have developed—intentionally or not—a wide variety of methods for killing off species: overhunting, natural habitat destruction, or active extermination to satisfy agricultural, mining, drilling, fracking or other special interests. Sometimes, even, our weapon

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Are We Now Losing Our Most Iconic Buildings Due to Climate Change?

Are We Now Losing Our Most Iconic Buildings Due to Climate Change?

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 8, 2014 6

“Extinction tourism” is a familiar term when it comes to wildlife and natural habitats: it’s described as a desire to see the animals and landscapes that are just managing to hang on before they’re

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Eagle Steals a Camera and Creates One-of-a-Kind Film

Eagle Steals a Camera and Creates One-of-a-Kind Film

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 17, 2014 6

The recent popularity of GoPros and other helmet cameras have certainly given us some amazing footage of the natural world, the likes of which have never been viewed before. Now, it seems, an eagle

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A Great Migration: Sandhill Cranes and Their Very Small Plot of Land

A Great Migration: Sandhill Cranes and Their Very Small Plot of Land

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 25, 2014 12

As I was driving home from the YMCA yesterday, I saw two sandhill cranes near a small pond that sits along the highway, only about a half-mile from my house. They were my first

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Video: Did the Reintroduction of Wolves Truly Change Yellowstone?

Video: Did the Reintroduction of Wolves Truly Change Yellowstone?

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 20, 2014 25

In ecological circles, a trophic cascade is a term used to describe a process in an ecosystem that starts at the top of the food chain and works its way down to the bottom.

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