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Video: BP’s Oil Spill—Lost Islands and Relocated Birds

Video: BP’s Oil Spill—Lost Islands and Relocated Birds

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 28, 2015 8

The many news reports regarding the consequences of rapid climate change have made us all familiar with the fact that some islands may soon disappear due to rising sea levels. But you may be

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Five Years after Deepwater Horizon, Arctic Drilling Okayed

Five Years after Deepwater Horizon, Arctic Drilling Okayed

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 26, 2015 20

Just over five years ago, on the evening of April 20, 2010, the BP Deepwater Horizon oil platform exploded off the coast of Louisiana, rupturing the Macondo exploration well below it. For the next

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New Climate Study Advises Leaving Fossil Fuels in the Ground. But Will We?

New Climate Study Advises Leaving Fossil Fuels in the Ground. But Will We?

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 24, 2015 14

At the most recent United Nations Climate Change Conference, held in Lima, Peru, in December 2014, more than 190 countries—including the United States—voluntarily agreed to limit carbon emissions in order to keep the world

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Going Vegan: Best Way to Combat Rapid Climate Change?

Going Vegan: Best Way to Combat Rapid Climate Change?

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 3, 2015 14

One of my favorite things about writing a regular eco-travel and environmental column is getting to read the comments that come in. Sometimes readers are complimentary, sometimes they are critical and sometimes they challenge

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Antarctica: How Long Can It Remain “Unowned”?

Antarctica: How Long Can It Remain “Unowned”?

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 1, 2014 17

Antarctica is the Earth’s only continent without a native human population, and no one country can claim to own it. Unique in the world, it is a land dedicated to science and all nations.

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Fighting the Keystone XL Pipeline: Right Issue or Wrong War?

Fighting the Keystone XL Pipeline: Right Issue or Wrong War?

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 11, 2014 11

On January 31, 2014, the State Department released its Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement of the Keystone XL pipeline in an 11-volume publication. The proposed pipeline segment would carry heavy oil from Canada’s tar

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