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How Do You Define “Nature”? Probably with a Story.

How Do You Define “Nature”? Probably with a Story.

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 7, 2018 6

Ask any avid nature traveler how he or she first began to make a lifelong attachment to the outdoors, the natural world or a particular species of wildlife, and you’ll get as many anecdotes

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Video: the Words Still Missing from Children’s Dictionaries

Video: the Words Still Missing from Children’s Dictionaries

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 13, 2017 1

The war on nature words that’s been going on for the last few years is still hot and raging. From a state’s banning the use of the phrase “climate change” in 2015 from its

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Nature Words on the Brink of Extinction

Nature Words on the Brink of Extinction

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 2, 2009 12

I have an unusual dictionary. It’s titled Home Ground: Language for an American Landscape, published by Trinity University Press in San Antonio, Texas, in 2006. In it, various naturalists define words such as “dune,”

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