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Video: When Earth Was Warmer than We Have Ever Known

Video: When Earth Was Warmer than We Have Ever Known

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 10, 2018 0

Close your eyes and picture a vivid green, lush rain forest that’s teeming with life. If I asked you where you imagined you were, your answer would probably be something like the Amazon or

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Video: Oceans and Plastics Pollution

Video: Oceans and Plastics Pollution

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 15, 2018 3

Our oceans are sometimes referred to as our planet’s forgotten lungs. While forests—which usually get the credit for being the world’s “breathing” apparatus—do help maintain the balance of oxygen and carbon dioxide in our

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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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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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Bhutan: The World’s First Carbon-negative Country

Bhutan: The World’s First Carbon-negative Country

Natural Habitat Adventures June 6, 2016 0

Bhutan is famously known for replacing the traditional economic concept of GDP (gross domestic product) with the Gross National Happiness index, an objective measure of the well being of its environment, communities, culture, health and wisdom, among

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Alaska’s Permafrost Is Burning. That’s Not Good for You.

Alaska’s Permafrost Is Burning. That’s Not Good for You.

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 28, 2015 5

Alaska is on fire. Even where I live in Wisconsin, I can feel it. A NASA photo shows that a plume of smoke from those northern blazes extends all the way down through the

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