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Be a Wildlife Naturalist During August’s Solar Eclipse

Be a Wildlife Naturalist During August’s Solar Eclipse

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 8, 2017 1

On Monday, August 21, 2017—for the first time in nearly a century—a total solar eclipse will cross the United States from coast to coast. A solar eclipse happens when a new moon moves between

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Larsen Ice Shelf Breakoff: Our Future in Ice

Larsen Ice Shelf Breakoff: Our Future in Ice

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 25, 2017 0

A gigantic iceberg has just broken off from Antarctica’s massive Larsen C Ice Shelf. The berg began its independent life sometime in the middle of July 2017. And it’s huge. The 2,200-square-mile iceberg weighs a

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Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem Grizzly Bears Just Lost Federal Protections

Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem Grizzly Bears Just Lost Federal Protections

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 18, 2017 1

Later this month, in late July 2017, Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem grizzly bears outside Yellowstone National Park and nearby Grand Teton National Park will lose their Endangered Species List protections. Jurisdiction over the bears will

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Climate Change Action Figures: Our Governors and Mayors

Climate Change Action Figures: Our Governors and Mayors

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 11, 2017 1

The United States has officially left the Paris Agreement on climate change, the 2015 pact in which more than 150 nations pledged to curb greenhouse gas emissions and support the plans of poor countries in developing

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Needing Trees: Giant Sequoia National Monument and a Forested City

Needing Trees: Giant Sequoia National Monument and a Forested City

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 4, 2017 3

Today is the Fourth of July, the day we celebrate the founding of the United States and all the things that make our nation unique. More than 150 years ago, for example, the U.S.

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Quickly Losing Protections: Our Birds, Lands and Oceans

Quickly Losing Protections: Our Birds, Lands and Oceans

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 20, 2017 3

One hundred and eleven years ago, the American Antiquities Act of 1906 was passed. It authorizes the president to designate federally managed lands as national monuments in order to conserve important archaeological, historic and

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