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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

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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 0

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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Animal Privacy Rights: Monitoring Wildlife Out of Existence

Animal Privacy Rights: Monitoring Wildlife Out of Existence

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 7, 2017 5

As the field of electronic wildlife-tracking has grown, so has our knowledge about the lives of animals. Through GPS collaring and trail cams, we’ve learned that zebras undertake the longest terrestrial migration in the

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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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The Anthropocene: Dawn of the Age of Humans or Demise of the Earth?

The Anthropocene: Dawn of the Age of Humans or Demise of the Earth?

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 24, 2017 1

It’s the beginning of a brand-new year, and—in geological terms—it may be the start of a new name for our era. The International Union of Geological Sciences, the professional organization in charge of defining periods

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