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Man vs. Nature (Or: Why Is Your Elbow in My Nature Photograph?)

Man vs. Nature (Or: Why Is Your Elbow in My Nature Photograph?)

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 27, 2010 7

I have lots of photos of people parts: the tops of heads adorning the bottom of a frame; errant elbows jutted into the right or left side of an image; a disconnected leg caught

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Adventures into Other Lives

Adventures into Other Lives

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 6, 2010 5

Sitting on a pretty hilltop on the Bonavista Peninsula of Newfoundland, there’s a little bed-and-breakfast in the quiet, seaside village of Trinity. I stayed there one night, in the summer of 2007, surrounded by

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Biodiversity, By Design

Biodiversity, By Design

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 30, 2010 19

We humans have drained half the world’s wetlands and fully exploited or overexploited 75 percent of its fishing grounds. There are other sobering statistics our behavior has caused: every day, 130 species of plants

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Exactitude of Maps

Exactitude of Maps

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 22, 2010 6

If the caves near Lascaux, France, are any indication, it seems that our kind has been interested in depicting the directions for how to get from here to there ever since 13,500 B.C., when

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Send in the Crows

Send in the Crows

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 15, 2010 10

Three animal or plant species are going extinct every hour, according to a report presented by Ahmed Djoghlaf, executive secretary of the Convention on Biological Diversity, an international treaty that is part of the

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Wanderlust: Where Does It Come From?

Wanderlust: Where Does It Come From?

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 8, 2010 7

At three years old, my son left home. He didn’t leave for good, of course; but from the time he could get around our neighborhood under his own steam, Travis was traveling. After waking

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