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May 4 Is Bird Day: Watch Birds in Their Natural Habitats

May 4 Is Bird Day: Watch Birds in Their Natural Habitats

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 30, 2019 0

One of the many things I like about birds is that they are wildlife that is easily accessible no matter where you live. While you may not be able to see bears, wolves or

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Video: Owls Have Heads Designed for Hearing

Video: Owls Have Heads Designed for Hearing

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 9, 2019 0

The silent flight of owls is pure beauty and grace in motion. In fact, in order to lessen the noise levels of airplanes, aeronautics designers are studying owl feathers for potential applications. But that’s

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Cockatoos That Drum for the Love of Music

Cockatoos That Drum for the Love of Music

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 12, 2019 1

For many of us, music is so much more than just mere entertainment. We use it to wake ourselves up, to make our morning commute go quicker, to motivate us, to alleviate our worries

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Video: The “Scientific” Beauty of the Northern Lights

Video: The “Scientific” Beauty of the Northern Lights

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 19, 2019 7

There are many delightful and magical myths about the aurora borealis, also known as the northern lights. The Inuit of North America interpreted the lights as a ball game—with a walrus head serving as

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Wilderness: Lost and Found

Wilderness: Lost and Found

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 29, 2019 5

Today, little more than 20 percent of the world can still be considered “wilderness.” That’s not a lot, especially when you weigh the benefits that those few designated areas provide. In the last two

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Video: The Pull and Pulse of Patagonia

Video: The Pull and Pulse of Patagonia

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 5, 2018 6

Patagonia is one of those places that pulls on your heart as it slowly seeps into your veins. For me, it is achingly desolate, solitary and beautiful in its aloneness. It is a place

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Monarchs: Poetry in Motion

Monarchs: Poetry in Motion

WWF May 30, 2018 2

Nothing could have prepared me for today. ‘I was blind, and now I can see,’ I think I’ve heard that before, seems appropriate now. We sit atop our rides in the sanctuary camp of

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Videos: The Sun Bear, “He Who Likes to Sit High”

Videos: The Sun Bear, “He Who Likes to Sit High”

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 6, 2018 0

It’s ironic that an animal whose name includes the word sun would be a creature of the night. But once darkness descends, the Malayan sun bear (Helarctos malayanus)—the smallest member of the bear family—lumbers

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