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MEDIA Talking with Woodpeckers

The Lab of Ornithology at Cornell has produced this delightful mini-film of researchers in Costa Rica tracking and communicating with a Pale-billed Woodpecker, the cousin to the Ivory-billed and Imperial Woodpeckers, which are considered critically endangered/possibly extinct. If you are a bird watcher, a science nerd, or a jungle hiking fan, this 11 minute film […]

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50 Mile Canyon Hike

Hiking is Good for Your Brain

We know that hiking is good for the soul and for the body–and science once again has proven that to be true. In a study that was published by The Journal of Affective Disorders,¬†volunteers suffering from depression who took a 50-minute walk in the woods improved their cognition (the ability to remember strings of numbers […]

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