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The U.S. (and Us) Before the Environmental Protection Agency

The U.S. (and Us) Before the Environmental Protection Agency

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 28, 2017 6

As a kid, I looked forward to my weekend road trips with my big sister, who was old enough to have her driver’s license. We usually traveled along Interstate 90, up to northern Wisconsin.

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Concrete Jungles Store Carbon Dioxide, But Is It Enough?

Concrete Jungles Store Carbon Dioxide, But Is It Enough?

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 21, 2017 0

Called the “lungs of the world,” our planet’s forests store more carbon dioxide in their leaves, soil and wood than is contained in the Earth’s entire atmosphere—often for hundreds of years. Forests keep the

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Climate Change Could Expose a Hazardous U.S. Military Base in Greenland

Climate Change Could Expose a Hazardous U.S. Military Base in Greenland

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 6, 2016 0

In the past few decades, rapid climate change has certainly revealed a lot about how our planet is being reshaped and modified. Global warming has been linked to wars, the death of the world’s

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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: Imperiled Corals of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef

Video: Imperiled Corals of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 10, 2016 0

The Great Barrier Reef, a United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage site located on the northeast coast of Australia, was surprisingly absent in a report on climate change published earlier this

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The Matter of One Meadow: Yosemite’s New Addition

The Matter of One Meadow: Yosemite’s New Addition

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 13, 2016 2

Yosemite National Park is growing. Here, now, in 2016, that’s a statement I never thought I would be able to make. But last week, on September 7, the National Park Service announced that the

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Family Politics: Ranking Climate Change

Family Politics: Ranking Climate Change

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 28, 2016 0

My sister and I, like most sisters, share a lot in common. But we don’t always see eye to eye when it comes to politics. Yesterday, she told me that in this election year,

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Climate Change and the Astronaut: the Endgame

Climate Change and the Astronaut: the Endgame

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 29, 2016 1

If you got the news that, best-case scenario, you only had 12 to 18 months to live, I’m guessing you might quit your job and spend your final days traveling, vacationing or generally having

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