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Greenland: Keeping it Cool

Greenland: Keeping it Cool

Jennie Lay September 25, 2019 0

Last summer, encounters with the Greenland ice sheet made me cry. Twice. In August, I traveled to East Greenland—the remote part of the frozen expanse that Inuit locals call the “back side.” Sailing past

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Under the Ice in Antarctica and Greenland: More Future Warming and a Past Cooling Down

Under the Ice in Antarctica and Greenland: More Future Warming and a Past Cooling Down

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 18, 2018 0

If you were asked to name active volcano sites around the world, you’d probably include places such as Hawaii, Yellowstone National Park and Iceland, the country often labeled “the land of fire and ice.”

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There is Life in the Ice, and It’s Got a Message about Climate Change

There is Life in the Ice, and It’s Got a Message about Climate Change

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 9, 2018 1

Scientists have long considered polar ice to be an extreme environment; a sterile place within which nothing can survive. But new evidence shows that there are living bacteria in Arctic and Antarctic ice and

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Learning the Art of Slow Travel: Sunbathing in Greenland

Learning the Art of Slow Travel: Sunbathing in Greenland

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 10, 2018 0

On a big rock above a crystal-blue and iceberg-filled bay in wild East Greenland, I realized that travel sometimes can mean not moving at all. For several days on my Natural Habitat Adventures group

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On Land in Greenland: A Photo Essay

On Land in Greenland: A Photo Essay

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 12, 2017 1

Because Greenland is the largest island in the world, it makes sense that many people’s travels there are boat-based, as mine were four years ago. There is little infrastructure: roads are rare, and places

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Greenland Ice Sheet Melt Exceeds Scientific Predictions

Greenland Ice Sheet Melt Exceeds Scientific Predictions

Natural Habitat Adventures November 7, 2016 0

Greenland has become the global symbol of climate change. From polar bears stranded on flimsy floating ice slabs to shocking time lapse photos of glaciers melting to “before”/”after” images showing rapidly receding glacial lines.

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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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Dirty Adventure Travel

Dirty Adventure Travel

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 17, 2012 6

Antibacterial soaps, alcohol wipes and bleach in our everyday cleaning products have made us focused on eliminating all the germs that we possibly can from our lives. And when it comes to our children,

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