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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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Video: Greenland’s Ice, Elemental and Ephemeral

Video: Greenland’s Ice, Elemental and Ephemeral

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 16, 2021 0

A polar vortex over the Midwestern states has kept me cold and inside for most of this month. I’ve had to stop my daily walks with my dog, because her paws get too cold.

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Patagonia Ice and the Pandemic Stories It Will Tell

Patagonia Ice and the Pandemic Stories It Will Tell

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 1, 2020 0

With temperatures predicted to top 90 degrees Fahrenheit all week in Wisconsin where I live, I, of course, have been thinking about ice. For the past two decades, in fact, my thoughts have often

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New Discovery Shows Mayans Valued Essential Workers, Too

New Discovery Shows Mayans Valued Essential Workers, Too

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 18, 2020 0

One of the many things that the COVID-19 pandemic has taught us is how important essential workers are to our own well-being and to society as a whole. Throughout the country, there has been

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New “Ghost Forests” Are a Sign of Climate Change

New “Ghost Forests” Are a Sign of Climate Change

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 20, 2019 0

Now, at the end of August, you may think that it’s about two months too early to talk about “ghost forests.” But, in fact, they have nothing to do with Halloween—and everything to do

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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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Artificial Reefs: Help for Endangered Ecosystems or Ocean Junk?

Artificial Reefs: Help for Endangered Ecosystems or Ocean Junk?

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 17, 2017 6

A full 25 percent of all the marine life on the planet calls coral reefs home. But around the world, these natural habitats are in trouble. According to World Wildlife Fund, about one-quarter of

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