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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 0

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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Development Threatens Nearly Half of All Natural World Heritage Sites

Development Threatens Nearly Half of All Natural World Heritage Sites

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 18, 2017 1

The Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System. The Galapagos Islands of Ecuador. Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona. These are just three of the 238 natural and mixed (cultural and natural) sites designated as World

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Video: the Words Still Missing from Children’s Dictionaries

Video: the Words Still Missing from Children’s Dictionaries

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 13, 2017 1

The war on nature words that’s been going on for the last few years is still hot and raging. From a state’s banning the use of the phrase “climate change” in 2015 from its

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Climate Change and the Siberia Hole: What It Means for You

Climate Change and the Siberia Hole: What It Means for You

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 4, 2017 0

On the tundra of Siberia, near the coldest city on Earth, there’s a place that local people have come to call a “gateway to the underworld” or a portal to hell. It’s a huge

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Videos: The “Bark Rangers” of Our National Parks

Videos: The “Bark Rangers” of Our National Parks

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 30, 2017 2

Encounters between people and wildlife in our national parks can sometimes go wrong. That’s why the National Park Service is enlisting some very special rangers. Gracie is just one of this new “breed” of park

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The U.S. (and Us) Before the Environmental Protection Agency

The U.S. (and Us) Before the Environmental Protection Agency

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 28, 2017 6

As a kid, I looked forward to my weekend road trips with my big sister, who was old enough to have her driver’s license. We usually traveled along Interstate 90, up to northern Wisconsin.

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