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Can Your Children Inherit Your Healthy Love of Nature? Yup.

Can Your Children Inherit Your Healthy Love of Nature? Yup.

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 12, 2022 0

My mother grew up in a rural area in Wisconsin. On our walks when I was young—whether it was near her childhood home or where we then lived in the city—she would tell me

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A Road Map for Curbing the Illegal Wildlife Trade

A Road Map for Curbing the Illegal Wildlife Trade

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 22, 2022 0

Just hearing the term “wildlife trade” brings to mind heart-wrenching photos of elephants who have been stripped of their tusks or pictures of rhinos without their horns. Actually, the definition of “wildlife trade” is

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Our National Parks Have a Popularity Problem

Our National Parks Have a Popularity Problem

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 1, 2022 0

Let’s step into the Wayback Machine and go to 2015, just six years after producer Ken Burns’ documentary miniseries The National Parks: America’s Best Idea had aired on PBS in 2009. At that time,

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Nature Is Good for Your Brain—and Body Image

Nature Is Good for Your Brain—and Body Image

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 1, 2022 0

Nature’s got a lot going for it—and for us. Seeing a breathtaking landscape or experiencing a natural phenomenon typically leaves us feeling appreciative, humbled and filled with awe. You already know some of nature’s

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Eating Sweets Is Healthy? For Greenlanders, Yes!

Eating Sweets Is Healthy? For Greenlanders, Yes!

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 11, 2022 0

Was one of your 2022 New Year’s resolutions to take better care of yourself? Did you, perhaps, promise in this COVID-19 era that you’d exercise more and eat healthfully? Does your ongoing grocery list

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New Year 2022: The Other Lives that Live Alongside

New Year 2022: The Other Lives that Live Alongside

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 28, 2021 0

As we begin to close out the days of 2021, it’s only natural to take a look back at the year that’s about to end and dream of what we’d like to see change

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Clarifying the Confounding Words of Climate Change

Clarifying the Confounding Words of Climate Change

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 14, 2021 0

Carbon neutral. Mitigation. Tipping point. Unprecedented transition. If asked, could you explicitly define the terms above, words that are often used in discussions about climate change? If not, you’re not alone. In August of

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Finding New Life in a Pandemic. I Call That “Hope.”

Finding New Life in a Pandemic. I Call That “Hope.”

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 30, 2021 0

We’re living in an age of great biodiversity loss. And we’re trying to make our way through a worldwide pandemic on top of it. Some days, it seems like life itself on Earth is

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