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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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WWF Report: 52 Percent of the World’s Biodiversity Is Gone

WWF Report: 52 Percent of the World’s Biodiversity Is Gone

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 7, 2014 18

When the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) released its Living Planet Report 2014 on September 30, it wasn’t the usual doom-and-gloom environmental news story that is forgotten the next day. The report—the result of a science-based

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Photographs from an Antarctica Expedition

Photographs from an Antarctica Expedition

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 28, 2014 9

I have a fixation with ice and the world’s cold places. I think it’s mostly because I’m convinced that winter is an endangered “species.” That’s why the poles have always called to me. Science

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New Study Reports Antarctica Ice Sheet Instability, but Is It Unstoppable?

New Study Reports Antarctica Ice Sheet Instability, but Is It Unstoppable?

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 13, 2014 4

The more we travel, the more we understand the connectedness of every spot on the globe. But even if our travels are mostly virtual, today—in our rapidly shrinking world—we know there’s a reason to

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Arctic Sea Ice Declines to Its Sixth-Lowest Extent on Record, Yet Some Still Repudiate the Loss

Arctic Sea Ice Declines to Its Sixth-Lowest Extent on Record, Yet Some Still Repudiate the Loss

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 24, 2013 9

I’ve always loved ice. Growing up in Wisconsin, my winters were filled with it. I could skate on it, watch it paint the trees with a crystalline, Doctor Zhivago-like romance and break off icicles

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