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Video: Rediscovering Shel Silverstein’s “The Giving Tree”

Video: Rediscovering Shel Silverstein’s “The Giving Tree”

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 8, 2017 1

While cleaning one of my bookshelves yesterday, I found a copy of the children’s classic The Giving Tree. It’s hard to believe it’s been 53 years since author Shel Silverstein penned this now-famous work.

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Listen, and You Might Actually Hear Climate Change

Listen, and You Might Actually Hear Climate Change

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 3, 2016 0

The image of a polar bear stranded on an ice floe. Herds of thousands of walruses hauled out on land, deprived of their sunning platforms of choice: sea ice. Videos from NASA simulating how

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Video: Counting—and Counting On—the World’s Trees

Video: Counting—and Counting On—the World’s Trees

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 12, 2015 0

How many trees are there in the world? That’s a question you—or a child in your life—has probably asked many times. Until now, however, there hasn’t been a very precise answer. But according to

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Video: Trees Have Their Own Internet, and It Works Like Ours

Video: Trees Have Their Own Internet, and It Works Like Ours

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 1, 2015 33

I admit I may be what some would consider a little too woo-woo, “out there” when it comes to trees. I’ve always had a special affinity for them; I’ve even written whole books about

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Seeding the Earth: When We Lose an Animal, We Lose a Forest

Seeding the Earth: When We Lose an Animal, We Lose a Forest

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 25, 2014 9

When we hear news about the declining numbers—and even near-extinction—of some of the world’s largest animals, such as tigers and rhinos, we usually think about that loss in terms of the planet’s diminishing animal biodiversity

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Video: Spend a Year in the Forest in Three Minutes

Video: Spend a Year in the Forest in Three Minutes

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 4, 2014 4

Forests are important for our welfare for a very long list of reasons, a few of which are: they provide us with medicines; they manufacture breathable air: just one adult, leafy tree can produce

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