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Silencing Science to Benefit Tourism

Silencing Science to Benefit Tourism

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 20, 2016 8

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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Peril to Our Public Lands: Privatization

Peril to Our Public Lands: Privatization

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 23, 2016 3

This week, on Thursday, August 25, the National Park Service will celebrate its centennial. This year has been filled with campaigns and events to commemorate our shared and cherished public lands. But underneath all

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When Signs Aren’t Enough: Walling Off Yellowstone National Park

When Signs Aren’t Enough: Walling Off Yellowstone National Park

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 14, 2016 28

It seems so simple. If there’s a sign warning you of danger and to “Keep Out,” you should. So how does a 23-year-old, college graduate—who had worked at a nature preserve in Oregon and

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Father’s Day 2016: My Dad Always Said, “Leave a Place Better than You Found It”

Father’s Day 2016: My Dad Always Said, “Leave a Place Better than You Found It”

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 9, 2016 2

Father’s Day is June 19 this year; and although my father is no longer with us, every year on this special day I reflect on some of the many things he taught and told me.

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Plants and People: Moving to Antarctica for Good—or Bad?

Plants and People: Moving to Antarctica for Good—or Bad?

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 7, 2016 Comments Off on Plants and People: Moving to Antarctica for Good—or Bad?

There are some new colonists ready to take over Antarctica. They aren’t human—yet. But an international study, led by the Australian National University (ANU), has found that several forms of marine life can now

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Films Shot in Fragile Places: Creating Conservationists or Eroding the Environment?

Films Shot in Fragile Places: Creating Conservationists or Eroding the Environment?

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 31, 2016 5

It’s the day after Memorial Day, the unofficial start of the summer season. While the summer solstice is still a ways off—June 20—after Memorial Day, vacations start and movie production companies bring out what

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