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Curiquingue

Curiquingue

ARLO HEMPHILL for I AM WILDERNESS | 13 May 2017 The curiquingue - or carunculated caracara Phalcoboenus carunculatus - live only in the high altitude paramo grasslands of Ecuador and...
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NRDC Needs Your Help to Protect U.S. National Monuments

ARLO HEMPHILL for I AM WILDERNESS | 26 April 2017 On Wednesday April 26, President Donald J. Trump signed an executive order instructing the Interior Department to review national monument...

Stunning Antarctica: The Seventh Continent

ARLO HEMPHILL for I AM WILDERNESS | 6 February 2014 This short film will blow your mind. It is Antarctica at its best - white, boundless and full of rugged...

The North Face: The Explorer

ARLO HEMPHILL for I AM WILDERNESS | 4 February 2014 The North Face, one of the world's premier outdoor gear and clothing brands, has nailed the essence of wilderness exploration...

Fiery-Red Coral Species Discovered in Peruvian Pacific

  Fiery-Red Coral Species Discovered in the Peruvian Pacific, Smithsonian Reports SMITHSONIAN TROPICAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE | 3 February 2014 A new coral species, Psammogorgia hookeri, has been collected by SCUBA divers from rocky...

‘Chameleon of the sea’ reveals its secrets

  PAUL KAROFF for HARVARD UNIVERSITY SEAS | 28 January 2014 Cuttlefish may offer model for bioinspired human camouflage and color-changing products Cambridge, Mass. –  Scientists at Harvard University and the Marine...

Connecting corridors to save biodiversity

  New maps highlight habitat corridors in the tropics WOODS HOLE RESEARCH CENTER | 27 January 2014 Biodiversity co-benefits and climate change mitigation strategies Falmouth, Mass. – A team of Woods Hole Research...

Deep-diving sub Alvin cleared to return to service

  NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION | 24 January 2014 Navy certification is final step in Alvin upgrade project After a three-year overhaul and major upgrade, the United States' deepest-diving research submersible, Alvin, has...

Hormones in polar bears affected by climate change

Biomarker for stress hormones in polar bears, wildlife affected by global climate change UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS AT AMHERST | 24 January 2014 UMass Amherst neuroscientists fine-tune hormone test, make it available...

Arctic Warmth Unprecedented in 44,000 Years

Arctic Warmth Unprecedented in 44,000 Years, Reveals Samples of Ancient Moss GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS | 21 January 2014 When the temperature rises on Baffin Island, in the Canadian high Arctic, ancient...

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