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“Fernweh”: A Farsickness or Longing for Unseen Places

“Fernweh”: A Farsickness or Longing for Unseen Places

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 8, 2018 4

You know when you’ve been away too long. You find yourself feeling a bit wistful for the comforts and familiarity of home, or you get a knot in your stomach when you think about

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The Surprising, Four Best Things You Can Do to Combat Climate Change

The Surprising, Four Best Things You Can Do to Combat Climate Change

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 1, 2018 0

Perhaps no issue defines our Anthropocene Age more than climate change. The topic has been in news headlines for more than four decades now, ever since U.S. scientist Wallace Broecker put the term global warming into

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Plastic Straws Sent Packing from Scotland and Seattle

Plastic Straws Sent Packing from Scotland and Seattle

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 20, 2018 8

There’s a famous, one-word line in the 1967 movie The Graduate, when a well-meaning man advises a young college student, played by actor Dustin Hoffman, to think about the direction of his future. “Plastics,”

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Polar Bears Are Older than We Thought — and They Come from Ireland

Polar Bears Are Older than We Thought — and They Come from Ireland

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 15, 2012 18

Scientists — and those of us who are polar bear enthusiasts — have long thought that polar bears started off as brown bears about 150,000 years ago, adapting to their cold environment by developing

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