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Outdoor Education Is Disappearing Due to COVID-19

Outdoor Education Is Disappearing Due to COVID-19

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 30, 2020 0

We know that having had exposure to nature as a child makes you a healthier adult—both mentally and physically. Several scientific studies have proven that outdoor time boosts kids’ classroom performances, enhances their imaginations

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Videos: Nature Finally Talks Back—Redux

Videos: Nature Finally Talks Back—Redux

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 23, 2020 0

Throughout history, philosophers have construed the universe in many ways, and one of the oldest is to see it made up by pairs of opposites. For example, art and science, good and evil, matter

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Videos: Nature Finally Talks Back—Again

Videos: Nature Finally Talks Back—Again

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 16, 2020 0

In the past few months, as the coronavirus has raged around the world, many of us who were sheltering-in-place have had a simple, binary choice: stay inside at home, or take a walk outside.

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Pandemic Ponderings: 25 Phenomenal Facts about our Planet

Pandemic Ponderings: 25 Phenomenal Facts about our Planet

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 9, 2020 0

Since 1970, the annual Earth Day has been a time for us to reflect on the beautiful planet, the third from the sun, that we call home. Twenty years after that groundbreaking year, we

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City Plans to Consider Nature’s Impact on Mental Health

City Plans to Consider Nature’s Impact on Mental Health

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 2, 2020 0

There are two astonishing facts about how we live that I think are closely related. The first is that by 2050, two of every three people on Earth will reside in a city. The

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Coronavirus: Good News for Air Quality? Yes—and No.

Coronavirus: Good News for Air Quality? Yes—and No.

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 19, 2020 0

Almost every aspect of life has changed dramatically since the coronavirus pandemic began months ago. Today, we are still social distancing from family and friends; learning via remote, online platforms; and attending conferences, music

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To Prevent the Next Pandemic, Protect Nature

To Prevent the Next Pandemic, Protect Nature

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 28, 2020 0

Spreading around the world at the speed of light, COVID-19 has now infected more than 2.5 million people and killed almost 177,000. Although the virus’s origins are still a little murky, it’s highly likely

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For Earth Day 2020, a 50th Anniversary Film: “When the Earth Moves”

For Earth Day 2020, a 50th Anniversary Film: “When the Earth Moves”

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 21, 2020 0

The original Earth Day turns 50 years old tomorrow. I have been thinking about this momentous anniversary for almost a year, now. Twelve months ago, in my Earth Day 2019 post, I had written:

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