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Swan Song: 5 fun facts about these majestic creatures

With tales like the Ugly Duckling, the Trumpet of the Swan, or even the movie Black Swan, many of us grow up hearing stories of swans representing a character that …

A Canada Goose skimming lake surface.

The Untitled Goose Blog

Last week, gaming company Panic released a new video game called the “Untitled Goose Game,” which took the internet by storm. In the game (available only for Nintendo Switch or …

Not So Scary After All: Shark Facts You Might Not Know

Sharks may look scary with their many teeth and pointed finsーmuch of the human panic around sharks stems from the fear that the film Jaws originally stoked decades ago. But …

QUIZ: Can you name all of these animal groups?

Most of us know that a group of fish is called a school. And some might know that a group of crows is called a murder. But did you know …

Awesome-Opossums: How well do you know opossums?

Did you know? Opossums can kill an estimated 5,000 ticks in a single season! They may not be pretty, but opossums are extremely beneficial creatures to ecosystems and healthy environments …

Not So Scary After All: Shark Facts You Might Not Know

It’s Shark Week! Discovery Channel’s annual summer ritual taps into our fascination with these marine predators. That fascination is largely based on the fear of sharks that the film Jaws …

The Rare Seal Population that Spends its Life in Freshwater

Iliamna Lake is the largest body of freshwater in Alaska and the home to a unique population of seal that spends its entire life in freshwater. Since most seal populations …

4 Ways Congress Can Create Fire-Resilient Communities

Wildfires in the American West have become increasingly frequent and intense since the 1980s, and the average wildfire season today is 78 days longer than it was thirty years ago. …

5 Ways To Celebrate National Parks Week

Happy National Parks Week! This year, between April 20th and 28th, escape to the beautiful national parks – either in person or in your imagination – and celebrate the amazing …

Visionaries in Conservation: The Women Behind the Movement

Dr. Rachel Carson is often heralded as the woman who inspired the modern conservation movement. Her book Silent Spring, published in 1962, serves as the genesis of half a century …

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