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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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2016: A tipping point for Churchill’s polar bears?

2016: A tipping point for Churchill’s polar bears?

WWF December 7, 2016 0

This article was originally published in WWF’s Thin Ice Blog In mid-November, I spent a week in Churchill on Canada’s Hudson Bay Coast. It’s one of the most popular places for viewing polar bears,

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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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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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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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A Q-and-A on Climate Change in the Arctic with WWF’s Bryn Baker

A Q-and-A on Climate Change in the Arctic with WWF’s Bryn Baker

Elissa Poma January 29, 2014 1

The Arctic is often thought of as a remote and distant land – far-enough away that it seems improbable that changes there are having an effect on most of us. But what is happening

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