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Want a Creativity Boost? Take a Walk in Nature.

Want a Creativity Boost? Take a Walk in Nature.

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 16, 2018 0

There’s no doubt that today most adults and children spend more time indoors interacting with media and technology than participating in outdoor activities. Numerous studies have shown that spending time in nature is good

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More Animals and More Biodiversity Mean More CO2 Storing

More Animals and More Biodiversity Mean More CO2 Storing

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 28, 2018 0

Forests are important in our warming world. As we burn fossil fuels—such as coal, gas and oil—and cut down and burn forests for agricultural fields, the released carbon dioxide spreads across the planet. That,

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“The Lorax”: Prophetic Warning or Poor Forest Management?

“The Lorax”: Prophetic Warning or Poor Forest Management?

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 31, 2018 8

“Way back in the days when the grass was still green and the pond was still wet and the clouds were still clean … .” So starts the tale the “Once-ler” tells in the

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The Heartbeats and Songs of Trees

The Heartbeats and Songs of Trees

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 15, 2018 13

I’m a tree hugger from way back; in fact, you could say I was hugging trees before tree hugging was cool. So when a book titled The Songs of Trees recently hit store shelves, I

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Green Future for Bhutan’s Forests

Green Future for Bhutan’s Forests

WWF November 15, 2017 0

Bhutan, nestled in the Himalayas between China and India, is one of the smallest countries in the world. But don’t let its size fool you! The country’s commitment to conservation is bigger than most.

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Video: One Tree’s Wildlife Visitors in One Year

Video: One Tree’s Wildlife Visitors in One Year

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 9, 2017 1

I love trees, and I’m not alone. There are those of us that write letters to them, that single-handedly plant forests of them, or—in my case—write books about them. The reasons we have for

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