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Found: Fishing Jaguars in Brazil’s Phenomenal Pantanal

Found: Fishing Jaguars in Brazil’s Phenomenal Pantanal

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 5, 2022 0

At more than 81,000 square miles—greater than 10 times the size of Florida’s Everglades—the Pantanal, located mostly in Brazil, is the largest tropical wetland and one of the most pristine in the world. This seasonally flooded plain is

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Sounds of Spring: Not Silent Yet

Sounds of Spring: Not Silent Yet

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 15, 2022 0

For me, spring and Rachel Carson are inextricably linked. In her visionary, 1962 book, Silent Spring, Carson—a marine biologist and environmental trailblazer—wrote: “Over increasingly large areas of the United States, spring now comes unheralded

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We’re Causing Wildlife to Shape-Shift

We’re Causing Wildlife to Shape-Shift

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 25, 2022 0

Today, more than half of the global population—55 percent, or 4.2 billion inhabitants—live in cities. By 2050, two-thirds of the world’s people are expected to reside in urban areas. And when we talk about our increasingly metropolitan

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Robots Are Helping Us Understand Nature

Robots Are Helping Us Understand Nature

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 18, 2022 0

Wouldn’t it be great to have your own robot; a mechanical butler whose sole purpose is to make your life a bit easier by bringing you things and doing your cleaning and cooking? After

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Trees: Our Best Defense Against Climate Change

Trees: Our Best Defense Against Climate Change

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 4, 2022 0

For decades, it’s been clear that the Earth’s climate is changing, and it’s almost universally agreed that humans have had a role in it. The hard science shows that carbon dioxide (CO2)—the primary greenhouse

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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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Like Us, Pandas Need a Sense of Wanderlust

Like Us, Pandas Need a Sense of Wanderlust

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 16, 2021 0

As you travelers know, a sense of wanderlust can be highly beneficial for your personal growth and well-being. It can challenge your long-held assumptions, help you become more adaptable to the vicissitudes of daily life, provide

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