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We’re Losing Wilderness. And It’s A Loss to Science.

We’re Losing Wilderness. And It’s A Loss to Science.

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 13, 2018 1

Today, it’s not only animal and plant species that we’re losing at an alarming rate. We’re losing wilderness; everywhere, all over the world. In fact, according to a study published in 2016 that compares

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There is Life in the Ice, and It’s Got a Message about Climate Change

There is Life in the Ice, and It’s Got a Message about Climate Change

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 9, 2018 1

Scientists have long considered polar ice to be an extreme environment; a sterile place within which nothing can survive. But new evidence shows that there are living bacteria in Arctic and Antarctic ice and

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More Animals and More Biodiversity Mean More CO2 Storing

More Animals and More Biodiversity Mean More CO2 Storing

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 28, 2018 1

Forests are important in our warming world. As we burn fossil fuels—such as coal, gas and oil—and cut down and burn forests for agricultural fields, the released carbon dioxide spreads across the planet. That,

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The Largest Migration on Earth Is Vertical

The Largest Migration on Earth Is Vertical

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 21, 2018 3

Every night on Earth, a great migration takes place. It’s bigger than the ones of caribou, wildebeest or zebras on land or Arctic terns in the air. But while this stupendous, nightly migration overshadows

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How Do You Define “Nature”? Probably with a Story.

How Do You Define “Nature”? Probably with a Story.

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 7, 2018 6

Ask any avid nature traveler how he or she first began to make a lifelong attachment to the outdoors, the natural world or a particular species of wildlife, and you’ll get as many anecdotes

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Halfway into the Year of the Bird, and Still in Trouble

Halfway into the Year of the Bird, and Still in Trouble

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 17, 2018 2

We’re more than halfway into 2018, the Year of the Bird. When I wrote about this banner year back in December 2017, I wondered if by marking the 100th anniversary of the Migratory Bird

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