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Trees: Our Best Defense Against Climate Change

Trees: Our Best Defense Against Climate Change

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 4, 2022 0

For decades, it’s been clear that the Earth’s climate is changing, and it’s almost universally agreed that humans have had a role in it. The hard science shows that carbon dioxide (CO2)—the primary greenhouse

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Like Us, Pandas Need a Sense of Wanderlust

Like Us, Pandas Need a Sense of Wanderlust

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 16, 2021 0

As you travelers know, a sense of wanderlust can be highly beneficial for your personal growth and well-being. It can challenge your long-held assumptions, help you become more adaptable to the vicissitudes of daily life, provide

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African Wild Dogs and the Necessity of Wildlife Corridors

African Wild Dogs and the Necessity of Wildlife Corridors

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 8, 2021 0

Larger than Austria and Germany combined and nearly twice as big as the United Kingdom, the enormous KAZA (Kavango-Zambezi Transfrontier Conservation Area) lies in the Kavango and Zambezi River Basins where Angola, Botswana, Namibia,

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Elk Use Changing Environmental Signs to Time Migrations

Elk Use Changing Environmental Signs to Time Migrations

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 12, 2019 0

On a recent Natural Habitat Adventures fall trip to Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks, my guide talked about a common question he gets from visitors who come to see the National Elk Refuge at

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The Footsteps of Large Animals Fill Landscapes with Life

The Footsteps of Large Animals Fill Landscapes with Life

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 29, 2019 0

When you weigh anywhere from 1,000 to 14,000 pounds, you tend to leave huge, deep footprints wherever you walk. But more than just evidence of your passing through, those footprints, it turns out, can

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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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Self-Driving Vehicles Could Save Animal Lives

Self-Driving Vehicles Could Save Animal Lives

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 6, 2018 1

“Over the river and through the wood,” goes the “New England Boy’s Song About Thanksgiving Day,” based on a poem by Lydia Maria Child, published in 1844. Ever since that time, we’ve associated Thanksgiving

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Videos: The Penguin Paths of New Zealand

Videos: The Penguin Paths of New Zealand

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 11, 2018 0

Wildlife overpasses save the lives of hundreds of animals—such as deer, elk and pronghorn—every year. But if an overpass isn’t available and you’re a creature that stands just about a foot tall and weighs

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