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Video: Spend Two Minutes with Our Awe-Inspiring Earth

Video: Spend Two Minutes with Our Awe-Inspiring Earth

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 7, 2016 6

Almost a decade ago, the world fell in love with the documentary series Planet Earth. Produced by the BBC, the project employed 71 cameramen spending more than 2,000 days in the field, filming in

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Cod: Save the Species or Preserve East Coast Economies?

Cod: Save the Species or Preserve East Coast Economies?

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 8, 2015 0

Warming ocean temperatures are diminishing the number of polar bears, causing a loss of Arctic sea ice and breaking up the East Antarctica ice sheet. While those facts about the poles get a lot

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As Earth’s Superpredators, Can We Change How We Use Wildlife?

As Earth’s Superpredators, Can We Change How We Use Wildlife?

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 13, 2015 15

Would you mind living next door to a top predator? It’s a question I’ve asked you before. It seems that when it comes to bears, lions or wolves, we humans, as a whole, can’t

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Photo Journal: the Tall Trees of Redwood National Park

Photo Journal: the Tall Trees of Redwood National Park

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 27, 2015 27

Some have always been drawn to the mountains, while others are called to ocean shores. But I constantly feel the pull of forests (I’ve even written a book about them). My particular predilection causes

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Video: Water’s Staying Power

Video: Water’s Staying Power

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 14, 2015 9

Water has been in the news this week: especially regarding how we’ll deal with insufficient quantities of it where we need it most—water is heavy and costly to transport—in a world that continues to

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Video: How Whales Help Sequester CO2

Video: How Whales Help Sequester CO2

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 30, 2015 18

We know that the world’s forests—boreal, temperate and tropical—play a large role in sequestering carbon dioxide (CO2)—as long as drought, harvesting, insect damage and wildfires don’t overpower them. But we may have another “champion”

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Top 10 Facts about the World’s Oceans

Top 10 Facts about the World’s Oceans

Tania Curry June 8, 2014 0

Oceans play a crucial role in our planet’s health by regulating global temperatures. Oceans are also home to a staggering amount of life and provide more than a billion people with their primary source

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