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Happy Birthday, Global Warming

Happy Birthday, Global Warming

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 16, 2010 18

Happy 35th, global warming. No, I’m not implying that the earth started to warm up just 35 years ago, but that this month marks the birthday of the two-word term. On August 8, 1975,

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Send in the Crows

Send in the Crows

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 15, 2010 10

Three animal or plant species are going extinct every hour, according to a report presented by Ahmed Djoghlaf, executive secretary of the Convention on Biological Diversity, an international treaty that is part of the

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“Rocking the Cure” for Climate Change

“Rocking the Cure” for Climate Change

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 19, 2010 12

As each one of your incandescent light bulbs burns out, you change it to a compact fluorescent. You’ve promised yourself that you’ll never again buy water in a plastic bottle, and you dutifully refill

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Harp seal hunt curtailed, but pups still in peril

Harp seal hunt curtailed, but pups still in peril

Wendy Redal April 8, 2010 1

When Ben Bressler launched Natural Habitat Adventures 25 years ago by taking a handful of guests to the Gulf of St. Lawrence, he had a distinct goal: to protect harp seals through ecotourism. If

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Saving Coca Cola’s Adorable Polar Bears

Saving Coca Cola’s Adorable Polar Bears

Megan Koelemay December 23, 2009 0

Remember those cheerful Coca Cola commercials with the cute polar bears? The global soft drink company is now working to save the very environment they advertise

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Natural Treasure Discovered in the Himalayas

Natural Treasure Discovered in the Himalayas

Wendy Redal September 25, 2009 0

Just as an amateur explorer with a metal detector recently found an astonishing hoard of Anglo-Saxon gold and silver in England’s Midlands, scientists have discovered a biological treasure trove in the Eastern Himalayas.  More

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