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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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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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Penguins, the 2016 Oscar Awards and World Wildlife Day

Penguins, the 2016 Oscar Awards and World Wildlife Day

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 1, 2016 2

Last night, Leonardo DiCaprio accepted his first Best Actor Oscar award. He used his moment at the podium to remind us about the planet’s most urgent threat: rapid climate change. His message was timely. Just

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Young People Have Less Money Than Ever Before, So Why Are They Traveling More?

Young People Have Less Money Than Ever Before, So Why Are They Traveling More?

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 15, 2014 3

The ages of some of my fellow travelers on a recent trip to Antarctica surprised me. A stay on a ship that takes you to the more remote regions of the world typically isn’t

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11 Ways That Travel Can Change Your Life

11 Ways That Travel Can Change Your Life

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 6, 2014 23

I recently signed up for Spanish lessons. I’ve been meaning to study Spanish for almost 30 years now, but for some reason, it was always one of those things that fell to the bottom of

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