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The Scale of Greenland

The Scale of Greenland

Natural Habitat Adventures September 21, 2017 0

When I describe my Greenland adventure to friends and family, the thing I find most difficult to convey is the scale of Greenland. The general scale of the Earth is always sometimes that strikes

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On Land in Greenland: A Photo Essay

On Land in Greenland: A Photo Essay

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 12, 2017 1

Because Greenland is the largest island in the world, it makes sense that many people’s travels there are boat-based, as mine were four years ago. There is little infrastructure: roads are rare, and places

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Amongst the Icebergs of Greenland

Amongst the Icebergs of Greenland

Natural Habitat Adventures September 1, 2017 0

Icebergs, fjords, whales and wind. Jagged peaks, glacial runoff, freezing waters, and the infamous Greenland icecap. There is no doubt that East Greenland is an enigma—a land of harsh landscapes, brilliant vistas and exceptionally

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Larsen Ice Shelf Breakoff: Our Future in Ice

Larsen Ice Shelf Breakoff: Our Future in Ice

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 25, 2017 0

A gigantic iceberg has just broken off from Antarctica’s massive Larsen C Ice Shelf. The berg began its independent life sometime in the middle of July 2017. And it’s huge. The 2,200-square-mile iceberg weighs a

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After Earth Day 2017: An Alphabet from Outer Space

After Earth Day 2017: An Alphabet from Outer Space

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 25, 2017 1

On Saturday, the world celebrated Earth Day 2017. This one took on a different demeanor from Earth Days in our recent past. Reminiscent of the first Earth Day on April 22, 1970, this year

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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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