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Natural Habitat Adventures Attends White House Meeting to Fight Wildlife Trafficking

Natural Habitat Adventures Attends White House Meeting to Fight Wildlife Trafficking

Natural Habitat Adventures April 7, 2016 0

“Frankly, I didn’t realize we still had an illegal wildlife trade problem here in the U.S.” This common misperception was shared more than once at the U.S. Wildlife Trafficking Alliance’s gathering at the White House

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Video: Protecting Nature’s Cleanup Crews, the Vultures

Video: Protecting Nature’s Cleanup Crews, the Vultures

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 22, 2016 9

Because of many, current cultural biases around the world, vultures don’t immediately bring up in us feelings of empathy and likability. But they should. According to BirdLife International, vultures are the bringers of life—not

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Vanquished Vultures and Criminal Coyotes: Underappreciated Wildlife

Vanquished Vultures and Criminal Coyotes: Underappreciated Wildlife

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 23, 2016 17

Poaching has pushed species of elephants and rhinos to the brink of extinction. Poachers are also bringing another type of animal to the edge of existence, but I bet you haven’t even heard of its

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Video: Conservation Canines in Action

Video: Conservation Canines in Action

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 4, 2016 7

Last week, you read about shelter dogs that are finding employment—and a new lease on life—as conservation officers in the University of Washington’s Conservation Canines (CK9) program. In the video below, you’ll see some

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Human-Wildlife Conflict and Malheur National Wildlife Refuge

Human-Wildlife Conflict and Malheur National Wildlife Refuge

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 5, 2016 9

I heard about another act of wildlife poaching this morning. Only this time it wasn’t African elephants or Indian tigers or Indonesian rhinos. It was in the U.S., and it involved deer. The poachers

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New WILDLABS.NET: Where Technology and Conservation Meet

New WILDLABS.NET: Where Technology and Conservation Meet

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 22, 2015 0

It’s easy to find recent examples of how technology has helped wildlife conservation. New electronic tools for detecting and preventing animal and plant poaching, artificial appendages and limbs, and GPS tracking have all aided

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Declining Wildebeests: Why Conserve Nonthreatened Species?

Declining Wildebeests: Why Conserve Nonthreatened Species?

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 19, 2015 0

The classical elemental forces of nature are air, earth, fire and water. But there are other great environmental powers that have a beating heart, such as when millions of wild animals come together as

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Earth Day 2015: the Good, the Bad and the Silenced

Earth Day 2015: the Good, the Bad and the Silenced

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 21, 2015 9

Wednesday, April 22, is Earth Day 2015, the 45th celebration of what started out as a true grassroots movement—the environmental likes of which we haven’t seen since. Last year, on Earth Day 2014, I

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