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Video: Old Photos Allow Us to Watch Greenland Melt

Video: Old Photos Allow Us to Watch Greenland Melt

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 1, 2016 1

Thanks to some newly discovered aerial photographs from the 1930s, we can now see the retreat of some Greenland glaciers through time. Watch!

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Listen, and You Might Actually Hear Climate Change

Listen, and You Might Actually Hear Climate Change

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 3, 2016 0

The image of a polar bear stranded on an ice floe. Herds of thousands of walruses hauled out on land, deprived of their sunning platforms of choice: sea ice. Videos from NASA simulating how

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(South) Georgia On My Mind

(South) Georgia On My Mind

Natural Habitat Adventures February 8, 2016 0

When expectations are high, I find it rare for a destination to so completely and entirely surpass anything I could have anticipated. Without a doubt, this was the case with my first visit to

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Photo Journal: Three Places To Still See Icebergs

Photo Journal: Three Places To Still See Icebergs

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 30, 2015 5

Icebergs, those floating carvings that rival any great artist’s sculptures, are enthralling. Because they move, tip, constantly change and evolve, they seem to be living, “breathing” creations. They become even more precious when you

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Greenland’s Earthquakes: A Warming Planet’s New Worry?

Greenland’s Earthquakes: A Warming Planet’s New Worry?

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 14, 2015 2

Climate change has caused accelerated calving and melting of tidal glaciers around the world, resulting in a sea-level rise. But that’s not the only consequence: when large chunks of ice break off of a

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Video: The Importance of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

Video: The Importance of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 2, 2015 15

Almost 10 years ago, in the summer of 2005, I attended an outdoor-writing conference that included a silent auction as part of its activities. I had never participated in such an event before, had

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Travel Tale: Glacier National Park and the Promise of a Highway

Travel Tale: Glacier National Park and the Promise of a Highway

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 12, 2015 10

Before I took my first trip to Glacier National Park, I had pretty high expectations for one of its most famous features, Going-to-the-Sun Road. I would think that a highway with a name like

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Travel Tale: Getting Down to the Bones in Patagonia

Travel Tale: Getting Down to the Bones in Patagonia

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 23, 2014 12

Bones are everywhere in Patagonia. They dry on the brown steppes and jut up from the desert’s gray floor. They protrude like blue spikes through the surface of lakes and bleach white on the

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