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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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Video: Old Photos Allow Us to Watch Greenland Melt

Video: Old Photos Allow Us to Watch Greenland Melt

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 1, 2016 1

Thanks to some newly discovered aerial photographs from the 1930s, we can now see the retreat of some Greenland glaciers through time. Watch!

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Plants and People: Moving to Antarctica for Good—or Bad?

Plants and People: Moving to Antarctica for Good—or Bad?

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 7, 2016 0

There are some new colonists ready to take over Antarctica. They aren’t human—yet. But an international study, led by the Australian National University (ANU), has found that several forms of marine life can now

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Penguins, the 2016 Oscar Awards and World Wildlife Day

Penguins, the 2016 Oscar Awards and World Wildlife Day

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 1, 2016 2

Last night, Leonardo DiCaprio accepted his first Best Actor Oscar award. He used his moment at the podium to remind us about the planet’s most urgent threat: rapid climate change. His message was timely. Just

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Cod: Save the Species or Preserve East Coast Economies?

Cod: Save the Species or Preserve East Coast Economies?

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 8, 2015 0

Warming ocean temperatures are diminishing the number of polar bears, causing a loss of Arctic sea ice and breaking up the East Antarctica ice sheet. While those facts about the poles get a lot

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New UN Report on Climate Change: Only 50 PPM of Greenhouse Gases Now Stands between Us and Disaster

New UN Report on Climate Change: Only 50 PPM of Greenhouse Gases Now Stands between Us and Disaster

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 4, 2014 11

The United Nations’ report on climate change released on Sunday, November 2, 2014, predicted a gloomy future for the residents of planet Earth. It stated that the dangers of human-caused climate change are no

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