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Dirty Adventure Travel

Dirty Adventure Travel

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 17, 2012 6

Antibacterial soaps, alcohol wipes and bleach in our everyday cleaning products have made us focused on eliminating all the germs that we possibly can from our lives. And when it comes to our children,

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Starry Nights in Danger at Bryce Canyon National Park

Starry Nights in Danger at Bryce Canyon National Park

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 29, 2012 13

America’s national parks give us the rare opportunity to see a star-filled night sky, a window on nature that most of us who live anywhere near a town or developed area have probably never truly

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Polar Bears Are Older than We Thought — and They Come from Ireland

Polar Bears Are Older than We Thought — and They Come from Ireland

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 15, 2012 18

Scientists — and those of us who are polar bear enthusiasts — have long thought that polar bears started off as brown bears about 150,000 years ago, adapting to their cold environment by developing

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Sea Ice: Losing in the Arctic, but Gaining in the Antarctic

Sea Ice: Losing in the Arctic, but Gaining in the Antarctic

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 8, 2012 7

Cute, adorable animals are often used to garner support for environmental causes in places that are remote. After all, it’s hard to have concern for an area that is at the opposite end of

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More Penguins—and People—in Antarctica than Previously Thought

More Penguins—and People—in Antarctica than Previously Thought

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 24, 2012 5

There are twice as many emperor penguins in Antarctica than previously thought, stated the National Science Foundation in mid April. That’s certainly good news, as concerns about the effects of global warming on penguin

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Yellowstone National Park: Global Warming’s Version of CliffsNotes

Yellowstone National Park: Global Warming’s Version of CliffsNotes

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 17, 2012 17

With piles of popular articles on the subject and decades of research behind us, you’d think we’d all be experts on global warming by now, right? But it turns out that half of the

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