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The U.S. (and Us) Before the Environmental Protection Agency

The U.S. (and Us) Before the Environmental Protection Agency

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 28, 2017 6

As a kid, I looked forward to my weekend road trips with my big sister, who was old enough to have her driver’s license. We usually traveled along Interstate 90, up to northern Wisconsin.

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Contrary World: Science Education, Pipelines and Wildlife

Contrary World: Science Education, Pipelines and Wildlife

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 7, 2017 2

Now, when I wake up in the mornings, I feel as if I’m just about to step foot into a truly either-or, binary-only, black-or-white, contrary world; a world where every advance forward in science

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Most of Us Support the Endangered Species Act. So Why Doesn’t Congress?

Most of Us Support the Endangered Species Act. So Why Doesn’t Congress?

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 20, 2015 2

Just a few months ago, in summer 2015, there were hopeful headlines for the Endangered Species Act (ESA). A new poll had been released that showed that nine out of every 10 American voters

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Wolves Return to California, but for How Long?

Wolves Return to California, but for How Long?

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 25, 2015 11

After almost a century, wolves have come home to California. On August 20, 2015, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) announced that it had photographic evidence from a trail camera that two

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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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The Yellowstone National Park-Ebola Connection: Could It Help Protect More Natural Places?

The Yellowstone National Park-Ebola Connection: Could It Help Protect More Natural Places?

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 18, 2014 8

Recently, when a drone crashed in Grand Prismatic Spring in Midway Geyser Basin in Yellowstone National Park, it sparked a public debate about the use of such devices in our jointly owned, national treasures

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