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Artificial Reefs: Help for Endangered Ecosystems or Ocean Junk?

Artificial Reefs: Help for Endangered Ecosystems or Ocean Junk?

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 17, 2017 0

A full 25 percent of all the marine life on the planet calls coral reefs home. But around the world, these natural habitats are in trouble. According to World Wildlife Fund, about one-quarter of

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The Disappearing Glaciers of Glacier National Park

The Disappearing Glaciers of Glacier National Park

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 26, 2017 3

Glacier National Park is smack-dab in the center of the breathtaking Crown of the Continent Ecosystem, which spans 10 million acres on either side of the U.S.-Canada border. Alpine meadows, grizzly bears, mountain goats, wildflowers

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Larsen Ice Shelf Breakoff: Our Future in Ice

Larsen Ice Shelf Breakoff: Our Future in Ice

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 25, 2017 0

A gigantic iceberg has just broken off from Antarctica’s massive Larsen C Ice Shelf. The berg began its independent life sometime in the middle of July 2017. And it’s huge. The 2,200-square-mile iceberg weighs a

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Good News for Climate Change: World’s First Carbon-Capturing Plant Opens

Good News for Climate Change: World’s First Carbon-Capturing Plant Opens

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 13, 2017 0

In 628 months, there hasn’t been a cool one. That’s more than 52 years. “Global warming has made cold scarce,” writes Brian Kahn in an April 19, 2017, article published on the Climate Central

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The Anthropocene: Dawn of the Age of Humans or Demise of the Earth?

The Anthropocene: Dawn of the Age of Humans or Demise of the Earth?

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 24, 2017 2

It’s the beginning of a brand-new year, and—in geological terms—it may be the start of a new name for our era. The International Union of Geological Sciences, the professional organization in charge of defining periods

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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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