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Artificial Reefs: Help for Endangered Ecosystems or Ocean Junk?

Artificial Reefs: Help for Endangered Ecosystems or Ocean Junk?

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 17, 2017 5

A full 25 percent of all the marine life on the planet calls coral reefs home. But around the world, these natural habitats are in trouble. According to World Wildlife Fund, about one-quarter of

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Silencing Science to Benefit Tourism

Silencing Science to Benefit Tourism

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 20, 2016 9

Earlier this year, the United Nations (UN), the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the Union of Concerned Scientists issued a report on climate change titled World Heritage and Tourism in

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Inspired by Indonesia: A Q-and-A with WWF’s Cassie O’Connor

Inspired by Indonesia: A Q-and-A with WWF’s Cassie O’Connor

Maddi Higgins October 15, 2014 0

Cassie O’Connor’s commitment to conservation deepened after college when she co-managed a forestry station in Indonesia.  The pristine Indonesian environment and rich culture have since brought her back repeatedly and have inspired her in

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Biodiversity, By Design

Biodiversity, By Design

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 30, 2010 19

We humans have drained half the world’s wetlands and fully exploited or overexploited 75 percent of its fishing grounds. There are other sobering statistics our behavior has caused: every day, 130 species of plants

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