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Video: Rediscovering Shel Silverstein’s “The Giving Tree”

Video: Rediscovering Shel Silverstein’s “The Giving Tree”

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 8, 2017 1

While cleaning one of my bookshelves yesterday, I found a copy of the children’s classic The Giving Tree. It’s hard to believe it’s been 53 years since author Shel Silverstein penned this now-famous work.

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Video: The Health Benefits of Forest Bathing

Video: The Health Benefits of Forest Bathing

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 27, 2017 7

I have always loved forests. I don’t know where that comes from. But whenever I’m in one, I feel as though I can finally breathe in the way I was meant to breathe, deeply

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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

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Remedy for Deforestation: Raven Replanters

Remedy for Deforestation: Raven Replanters

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 16, 2016 7

Corvids—a family of birds that includes crows, jays, magpies, nutcrackers and ravens—are smart animals. They can make tools, recognize individual human faces and give our five-year-old children a run for their money in solving

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Video: Spend 13 Minutes with Our Awe-Inspiring Earth

Video: Spend 13 Minutes with Our Awe-Inspiring Earth

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 7, 2016 6

Almost a decade ago, the world fell in love with the documentary series Planet Earth. Produced by the BBC, the project employed 71 cameramen spending more than 2,000 days in the field, filming in

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Video: Counting—and Counting On—the World’s Trees

Video: Counting—and Counting On—the World’s Trees

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 12, 2015 0

How many trees are there in the world? That’s a question you—or a child in your life—has probably asked many times. Until now, however, there hasn’t been a very precise answer. But according to

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