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More Animals and More Biodiversity Mean More CO2 Storing

More Animals and More Biodiversity Mean More CO2 Storing

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 28, 2018 1

Forests are important in our warming world. As we burn fossil fuels—such as coal, gas and oil—and cut down and burn forests for agricultural fields, the released carbon dioxide spreads across the planet. That,

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Contrary World: Science Education, Pipelines and Wildlife

Contrary World: Science Education, Pipelines and Wildlife

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 7, 2017 2

Now, when I wake up in the mornings, I feel as if I’m just about to step foot into a truly either-or, binary-only, black-or-white, contrary world; a world where every advance forward in science

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The Anthropocene: Dawn of the Age of Humans or Demise of the Earth?

The Anthropocene: Dawn of the Age of Humans or Demise of the Earth?

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 24, 2017 2

It’s the beginning of a brand-new year, and—in geological terms—it may be the start of a new name for our era. The International Union of Geological Sciences, the professional organization in charge of defining periods

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In an Unprecedented Lawsuit, Kids Take On Climate Change

In an Unprecedented Lawsuit, Kids Take On Climate Change

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 29, 2016 1

In the environmental-action and wildlife-conservation world—the two go hand in hand, as we need healthy environments for the animal kingdom to prosper—there’s a lot of talk about preserving our planet and its biodiversity for

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Video: River Set on Fire in an Area with Fracking

Video: River Set on Fire in an Area with Fracking

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 12, 2016 3

A picture is worth a thousand words—or at least that’s the idea behind the actions of Jeremy Buckingham, a Greens Party member of the Australian Parliament. The politician recently set the Condamine River in

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New Climate Study Advises Leaving Fossil Fuels in the Ground. But Will We?

New Climate Study Advises Leaving Fossil Fuels in the Ground. But Will We?

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 24, 2015 14

At the most recent United Nations Climate Change Conference, held in Lima, Peru, in December 2014, more than 190 countries—including the United States—voluntarily agreed to limit carbon emissions in order to keep the world

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Going Vegan: Best Way to Combat Rapid Climate Change?

Going Vegan: Best Way to Combat Rapid Climate Change?

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 3, 2015 14

One of my favorite things about writing a regular eco-travel and environmental column is getting to read the comments that come in. Sometimes readers are complimentary, sometimes they are critical and sometimes they challenge

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Video: A New, High-Resolution Look at Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide

Video: A New, High-Resolution Look at Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 2, 2014 4

We Earthlings are lucky. While other planets in our solar system are either blistering hot or bitterly cold, the surface of Earth has relatively mild and stable temperatures. We get to enjoy these conditions

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