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The Longevity Code: Galapagos Giant Tortoises and Mountain Marmots

The Longevity Code: Galapagos Giant Tortoises and Mountain Marmots

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 17, 2022 0

While you probably haven’t celebrated it for the past 20 years, World Turtle Day is coming up on May 23. This annual event was created by the American Tortoise Rescue in 2002 to call

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Finding Your Voice—and Those of Other Animals

Finding Your Voice—and Those of Other Animals

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 10, 2022 0

“Finding your voice.” We hear that phrase a lot, lately. It means that you know who you are at your core, and you express it. Voices are extremely important for humans. They are the media

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Do Snakes or Spiders Give You Shivers? Time in Nature May Help.

Do Snakes or Spiders Give You Shivers? Time in Nature May Help.

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 3, 2022 0

Ophidiophobia (fear of snakes) and arachnophobia (fear of arachnids, especially spiders) rank among the most common of human anxieties. In fact, more than a third of adults and children recoil in terror when they see a

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4 Places to See Wildlife on Your East Africa Safari

4 Places to See Wildlife on Your East Africa Safari

Cathy Brown April 28, 2022 0

Many adventurers who love both wildlife and travel may have had “African safari” written at the top of their bucket list for quite some time. But considering Africa is three times the size of

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Earth Day 2022: A Golden Bear and Hundreds of Mammals Waiting to Be Discovered

Earth Day 2022: A Golden Bear and Hundreds of Mammals Waiting to Be Discovered

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 19, 2022 0

Invest in Our Planet. That’s the theme for Earth Day 2022, according to EARTHDAY.ORG. It advocates for “creating a 21st century economy that brings back the healing and health of our planet, protects all

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Found: Fishing Jaguars in Brazil’s Phenomenal Pantanal

Found: Fishing Jaguars in Brazil’s Phenomenal Pantanal

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 5, 2022 0

At more than 81,000 square miles—greater than 10 times the size of Florida’s Everglades—the Pantanal, located mostly in Brazil, is the largest tropical wetland and one of the most pristine in the world. This seasonally flooded plain is

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Biodiversity, Cultural Diversity and Conservation Are Connected

Biodiversity, Cultural Diversity and Conservation Are Connected

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 29, 2022 0

Preserving the biodiversity we have left is not only of extreme importance for the species we are rapidly losing, but for our own health and well-being. It has long been a goal of nature

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A Road Map for Curbing the Illegal Wildlife Trade

A Road Map for Curbing the Illegal Wildlife Trade

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 22, 2022 0

Just hearing the term “wildlife trade” brings to mind heart-wrenching photos of elephants who have been stripped of their tusks or pictures of rhinos without their horns. Actually, the definition of “wildlife trade” is

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