Climate Change »

The Incredible, Shrinking Wild World and Why Size Matters

The Incredible, Shrinking Wild World and Why Size Matters

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 6, 2012 9

Animals and plants are shrinking, and most scientists believe that global warming is the cause. Recently, researchers examined 85 species and found that 45 percent of them have been steadily decreasing in size from

Read More »
Earth Hour, March 31, 2012: Give 60 Minutes for the Planet

Earth Hour, March 31, 2012: Give 60 Minutes for the Planet

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 21, 2012 11

It’s as simple as turning off your lights for one hour on Saturday, March 31, at 8:30 p.m., your local time. That’s it. It may be the easiest thing you’ll ever be asked to

Read More »
Room for Wolverines to Roam

Room for Wolverines to Roam

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 16, 2012 8

Although they resemble small bears, wolverines actually belong to the weasel family. These solitary animals primarily live in the remote reaches of northern boreal forests, in the sub-Arctic tundra of northern Canada, on the

Read More »
Baffin Island’s Wandering Canadian Arctic Foxes

Baffin Island’s Wandering Canadian Arctic Foxes

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 14, 2012 3

An arctic fox off the coast of Baffin Island has recently proved that wanderlust isn’t restricted to humans. Apparently, this little canid—and some others of her kind—has a propensity for it, too. In spring

Read More »
Coca-Cola, WWF and NHA Join Forces to Protect Polar Bears

Coca-Cola, WWF and NHA Join Forces to Protect Polar Bears

Wendy Redal December 7, 2011 1

Coke drinker? White is the new red – for the holidays, at any rate. If you’ve purchased Coke at your local supermarket recently, you may have discovered that there are lots of frosty white

Read More »
A New Perspective on Earth

A New Perspective on Earth

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 24, 2011 8

When we read about a rhinoceros species that just went extinct in Vietnam, or the plight of polar bears and how we could lose them in 40 years, or the countless other news items

Read More »