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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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Good News for Climate Change: World’s First Carbon-Capturing Plant Opens

Good News for Climate Change: World’s First Carbon-Capturing Plant Opens

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 13, 2017 0

In 628 months, there hasn’t been a cool one. That’s more than 52 years. “Global warming has made cold scarce,” writes Brian Kahn in an April 19, 2017, article published on the Climate Central

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Video: Rediscovering Shel Silverstein’s “The Giving Tree”

Video: Rediscovering Shel Silverstein’s “The Giving Tree”

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 8, 2017 1

While cleaning one of my bookshelves yesterday, I found a copy of the children’s classic The Giving Tree. It’s hard to believe it’s been 53 years since author Shel Silverstein penned this now-famous work.

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When Animals Gather, Our Language Gets Lyrical

When Animals Gather, Our Language Gets Lyrical

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 6, 2017 3

When we get together to appreciate the arts, for political purposes, for social interactions or simply for support, we can be called, among other things, an audience, a band, a bunch, a cohort, a

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Global Seed Vault Fails: “Permanently Frozen” Isn’t Anymore

Global Seed Vault Fails: “Permanently Frozen” Isn’t Anymore

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 30, 2017 4

Anything in deep freeze was supposed to be safe—for forever. Such as our toxic wastes. Such as the crop seeds we’ll need in case of a global catastrophe and food shortage. But we can’t

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Video: Bison Return to Wyoming’s Wind River Reservation

Video: Bison Return to Wyoming’s Wind River Reservation

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 25, 2017 1

Bison, our national mammal, have returned to more of their homeland. On November 3, 2016, 10 bison were released on the 2.2-million-acre Wind River Reservation in Wyoming. The last wild buffalo to be seen

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