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Warming Oceans Due to Climate Change Causing Seabird Deaths

Warming Oceans Due to Climate Change Causing Seabird Deaths

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 14, 2017 0

Recently, in late 2016, hundreds of tufted puffins washed up dead on shores along the Bering Sea in Alaska. Earlier last year, tens of thousands of dead common murres were found on beaches from

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Climate Change: The Consequences of a Canceled Conference

Climate Change: The Consequences of a Canceled Conference

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 31, 2017 4

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, planned to hold a Climate and Health Summit, set for February 14-16, 2017. The conference was important and timely, as increasing numbers

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The Anthropocene: Dawn of the Age of Humans or Demise of the Earth?

The Anthropocene: Dawn of the Age of Humans or Demise of the Earth?

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 24, 2017 1

It’s the beginning of a brand-new year, and—in geological terms—it may be the start of a new name for our era. The International Union of Geological Sciences, the professional organization in charge of defining periods

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Wildlife Labor: Using Eagles to Combat Drones

Wildlife Labor: Using Eagles to Combat Drones

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 10, 2017 4

From employing dogs to protect our airports and track endangered species to using ravens to replant the forests we destroy, using animals to do our work isn’t a new idea. But now, for the

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New Year’s 2017: Should “Auld” Acquaintance Be Forgot? I Think Not.

New Year’s 2017: Should “Auld” Acquaintance Be Forgot? I Think Not.

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 27, 2016 0

Traditionally, throughout the world on New Year’s Eve, we all join in the singing of “Auld Lang Syne.” The song, whose title roughly translates as “for old times’ sake,” is appropriate for the end

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De-stressing Dogs and Pettable Pigs: Making Holiday Travel Happy

De-stressing Dogs and Pettable Pigs: Making Holiday Travel Happy

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 20, 2016 1

While dogs have been working at airports around the country for some time as narcotics officers and runway-geese police, some animals are now finding gainful employment in terminals in, well, more “fluffy” roles. But

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