environment »

Concrete Jungles Store Carbon Dioxide, But Is It Enough?

Concrete Jungles Store Carbon Dioxide, But Is It Enough?

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 21, 2017 0

Called the “lungs of the world,” our planet’s forests store more carbon dioxide in their leaves, soil and wood than is contained in the Earth’s entire atmosphere—often for hundreds of years. Forests keep the

Read More »
Video: Endangered Honduras Frogs Get a New Health Clinic

Video: Endangered Honduras Frogs Get a New Health Clinic

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 16, 2017 0

Across the globe in the past few decades, an invasive chytrid fungus has been devastating amphibian populations. While scientists aren’t sure how the frog-killing form of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis swept the planet, many suspect it traveled

Read More »
In an Unprecedented Lawsuit, Kids Take On Climate Change

In an Unprecedented Lawsuit, Kids Take On Climate Change

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 29, 2016 1

In the environmental-action and wildlife-conservation world—the two go hand in hand, as we need healthy environments for the animal kingdom to prosper—there’s a lot of talk about preserving our planet and its biodiversity for

Read More »
Nat Hab & WWF’s 2017 catalog of the World’s Greatest Nature Journeys is ready!

Nat Hab & WWF’s 2017 catalog of the World’s Greatest Nature Journeys is ready!

Natural Habitat Adventures September 5, 2016 0

Last month, I flew to Vancouver, British Columbia, to monitor the printing of the latest and greatest Catalog of World’s Greatest Nature Journeys for Nat Hab and World Wildlife Fund. Every spring, I wonder

Read More »
Dead Bees on Washington: Does the Environmental “Now” Ever Come?

Dead Bees on Washington: Does the Environmental “Now” Ever Come?

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 5, 2016 6

Just two weeks ago, June 20-26, 2016, we celebrated the annual National Pollinator Week—or you may have observed it if you knew it was National Pollinator Week. Most likely, you didn’t. Some beekeepers would

Read More »
Family Politics: Ranking Climate Change

Family Politics: Ranking Climate Change

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 28, 2016 0

My sister and I, like most sisters, share a lot in common. But we don’t always see eye to eye when it comes to politics. Yesterday, she told me that in this election year,

Read More »