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Development Threatens Nearly Half of All Natural World Heritage Sites

Development Threatens Nearly Half of All Natural World Heritage Sites

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 18, 2017 0

The Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System. The Galapagos Islands of Ecuador. Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona. These are just three of the 238 natural and mixed (cultural and natural) sites designated as World

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Video: the Words Still Missing from Children’s Dictionaries

Video: the Words Still Missing from Children’s Dictionaries

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 13, 2017 1

The war on nature words that’s been going on for the last few years is still hot and raging. From a state’s banning the use of the phrase “climate change” in 2015 from its

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Rushing into a World without Gray Wolves or Grizzly Bears

Rushing into a World without Gray Wolves or Grizzly Bears

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 11, 2017 3

Grizzly bears and wolves. Other than bison, does America have any mammals more representative of our nation? Unfortunately for them, grizzly bears and wolves are predators, and that sets them apart from bison. It

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Climate Change and the Siberia Hole: What It Means for You

Climate Change and the Siberia Hole: What It Means for You

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 4, 2017 0

On the tundra of Siberia, near the coldest city on Earth, there’s a place that local people have come to call a “gateway to the underworld” or a portal to hell. It’s a huge

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Videos: The “Bark Rangers” of Our National Parks

Videos: The “Bark Rangers” of Our National Parks

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 30, 2017 2

Encounters between people and wildlife in our national parks can sometimes go wrong. That’s why the National Park Service is enlisting some very special rangers. Gracie is just one of this new “breed” of park

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The U.S. (and Us) Before the Environmental Protection Agency

The U.S. (and Us) Before the Environmental Protection Agency

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 28, 2017 6

As a kid, I looked forward to my weekend road trips with my big sister, who was old enough to have her driver’s license. We usually traveled along Interstate 90, up to northern Wisconsin.

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