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Trees: Foundations for Ecosystems and Learning

Trees: Foundations for Ecosystems and Learning

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 4, 2021 0

Unlike Earth Day, which is celebrated on April 22 every year, Arbor Day is a bit of a moving target. While National Arbor Day is always the last Friday in April, many states observe

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Earth Day 2021: Restore Our Earth

Earth Day 2021: Restore Our Earth

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 20, 2021 0

“Restore Our Earth” is the theme for this year’s Earth Day, which is April 22, 2021. The concept is based on the idea that as the world returns to normal following the COVID-19 pandemic,

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You May Not Be as Environmentally Friendly as You Think

You May Not Be as Environmentally Friendly as You Think

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 9, 2021 0

If I asked you to tell me how environmentally friendly you are, you’d probably say that you think you rate pretty high on the scale; that you use few paper products, compost, try to

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Paying for Protecting Wildernesses and Biodiversity

Paying for Protecting Wildernesses and Biodiversity

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 2, 2021 0

True wilderness areas—where human impacts are minimal or entirely absent—are dwindling. That probably comes as no surprise to you. But you may not know the specific facts: that less than 20 percent of the

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What Happens when a Global Pandemic Interrupts Sustainability Routines: Part 2

What Happens when a Global Pandemic Interrupts Sustainability Routines: Part 2

WWF November 19, 2020 0

By Marisa Zocco, WWF Panda Ambassador In July of 2019, Natural Habitat Adventures (Nat Hab) and World Wildlife Fund (WWF) successfully hosted the world’s first zero-waste adventure tour of Yellowstone National Park. Participants ranged

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What Happens when a Global Pandemic Interrupts Sustainability Routines

What Happens when a Global Pandemic Interrupts Sustainability Routines

WWF October 22, 2020 0

By Marisa Zocco, WWF Panda Ambassador In this special five-part sustainability series by WWF Panda Ambassador Marisa Zocco, zero-wasters spread facts, hope and 19 practical ways to reduce waste amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. For

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The Worth of a Whale and the Price Tag of a Panda

The Worth of a Whale and the Price Tag of a Panda

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 6, 2020 0

In prepandemic times, those of us who cherish wildlife and wild places tried to quantify them in economic terms, hoping to convince those who didn’t care about protecting nature that not doing so would

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Hope for Coral Reefs in Crisis

Hope for Coral Reefs in Crisis

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 11, 2020 0

For almost 24 million years, say scientists, coral reefs have functioned relatively unchanged. That is, until the 1980s. Starting in that decade, tropical coral reef coverage around the world has declined by about 30

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