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In an Unprecedented Lawsuit, Kids Take On Climate Change

In an Unprecedented Lawsuit, Kids Take On Climate Change

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 29, 2016 1

In the environmental-action and wildlife-conservation world—the two go hand in hand, as we need healthy environments for the animal kingdom to prosper—there’s a lot of talk about preserving our planet and its biodiversity for

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New Snowmobile Lottery System: Will It Alter Yellowstone’s Winter Solitude?

New Snowmobile Lottery System: Will It Alter Yellowstone’s Winter Solitude?

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 16, 2014 11

While anyone who has traveled to Yellowstone National Park knows that the sights alone are enough to take your breath away, I’m always struck by how unprepared I am for what I would describe

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Has Nature Disappeared from Children’s Books?

Has Nature Disappeared from Children’s Books?

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 21, 2012 30

I used to think that some of the world’s best nature and travel books could be found in the children’s section of my local bookstore. On those dedicated shelves were tales of exotic islands

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Animals Just Want to Have Fun

Animals Just Want to Have Fun

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 10, 2010 6

In a fourth grade science unit, I can remember my teacher telling the class that making and using tools was one of the most significant things that set human beings apart from all the

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