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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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Family Politics: Ranking Climate Change

Family Politics: Ranking Climate Change

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 28, 2016 0

My sister and I, like most sisters, share a lot in common. But we don’t always see eye to eye when it comes to politics. Yesterday, she told me that in this election year,

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Hidden from Headlines: Climate Change News

Hidden from Headlines: Climate Change News

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 12, 2016 1

Although ostriches don’t really bury their heads in the sand, it appears that we humans do—at least when it comes to climate change. According to a new report from the International Fund for Agricultural

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Earth Day 2015: the Good, the Bad and the Silenced

Earth Day 2015: the Good, the Bad and the Silenced

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 21, 2015 9

Wednesday, April 22, is Earth Day 2015, the 45th celebration of what started out as a true grassroots movement—the environmental likes of which we haven’t seen since. Last year, on Earth Day 2014, I

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Fearing Climate Change: the Fact and the Phrase

Fearing Climate Change: the Fact and the Phrase

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 24, 2015 14

Words are my business; I’m intrigued by them and the power they have. As an environmental writer, I am particularly interested in the terms we have to describe the natural world: is a particular

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Climate Change: Political Science vs. Soil Science

Climate Change: Political Science vs. Soil Science

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 20, 2015 21

Americans may finally be getting more concerned about climate change, according to the Pew Research Center. In a brand-new survey about policy priorities that was conducted January 7–11, 2015, the organization found that more of us now

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