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Want to Improve Your Health and Increase Your Creativity? Travel More.

Want to Improve Your Health and Increase Your Creativity? Travel More.

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 24, 2015 0

Thanksgiving kicks off not only an intense retail sales season but a busy travel period. News headlines about the numbers of us that take to the road, air or train tracks, however, mask the

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Most of Us Support the Endangered Species Act. So Why Doesn’t Congress?

Most of Us Support the Endangered Species Act. So Why Doesn’t Congress?

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 20, 2015 2

Just a few months ago, in summer 2015, there were hopeful headlines for the Endangered Species Act (ESA). A new poll had been released that showed that nine out of every 10 American voters

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Nature Travel: The Health Benefits of Awe and Anticipation

Nature Travel: The Health Benefits of Awe and Anticipation

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 7, 2015 21

The first time you see a lion on the great plains of Africa, it fills you with wonder. While watching a grizzly bear catch salmon at Brooks Falls in Alaska, you can’t help but

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Video: Take a Virtual Nature Walk

Video: Take a Virtual Nature Walk

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 16, 2015 15

Walking was a favored activity among many of our nation’s greatest nature writers and thinkers—Benjamin Franklin, Henry David Thoreau, John Muir and Albert Einstein, to name just a few—relied on daily strolls to enhance

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Research Shows Plants Are Sentient. Will We Act Accordingly?

Research Shows Plants Are Sentient. Will We Act Accordingly?

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 7, 2015 28

Animal advocates and wildlife enthusiasts like you and me are always excited when new research comes out demonstrating the intelligence of the “others” among us; for example, how crows solve problems or whales have

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Climate Change: Political Science vs. Soil Science

Climate Change: Political Science vs. Soil Science

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 20, 2015 21

Americans may finally be getting more concerned about climate change, according to the Pew Research Center. In a brand-new survey about policy priorities that was conducted January 7–11, 2015, the organization found that more of us now

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