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Video: Hustle and Bustle at the Hummingbird Feeder

Video: Hustle and Bustle at the Hummingbird Feeder

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 16, 2017 0

Hummingbirds may be small, but they certainly pack a lot of appeal. Iridescent, colorful and capable of helicopter-like flying maneuvers, they enchant almost everyone. Hummingbirds were given their name because their wings flap so

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Contrary World: Science Education, Pipelines and Wildlife

Contrary World: Science Education, Pipelines and Wildlife

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 7, 2017 2

Now, when I wake up in the mornings, I feel as if I’m just about to step foot into a truly either-or, binary-only, black-or-white, contrary world; a world where every advance forward in science

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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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Warming Oceans Due to Climate Change Causing Seabird Deaths

Warming Oceans Due to Climate Change Causing Seabird Deaths

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 14, 2017 4

Recently, in late 2016, hundreds of tufted puffins washed up dead on shores along the Bering Sea in Alaska. Earlier last year, tens of thousands of dead common murres were found on beaches from

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Video: Why Greenland’s Ice Is So Quickly Melting

Video: Why Greenland’s Ice Is So Quickly Melting

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 2, 2017 0

Science fiction writer Kim Stanley Robinson authored a trilogy of futuristic eco-thrillers that I really enjoyed reading. In the three books, titled Forty Signs of Rain, Fifty Degrees Below Zero and Sixty Days and Counting, the

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Climate Change: The Consequences of a Canceled Conference

Climate Change: The Consequences of a Canceled Conference

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 31, 2017 4

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, planned to hold a Climate and Health Summit, set for February 14-16, 2017. The conference was important and timely, as increasing numbers

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