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The Impact of COVID-19 on the Natural Environment—and the People Who Depend on It

The Impact of COVID-19 on the Natural Environment—and the People Who Depend on It

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 23, 2021 0

Even if you don’t know much about the science regarding COVID-19, you probably can’t escape the fact that the disease has caused major changes in your everyday life and livelihood. You’re not alone: all

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You May Not Be as Environmentally Friendly as You Think

You May Not Be as Environmentally Friendly as You Think

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 9, 2021 0

If I asked you to tell me how environmentally friendly you are, you’d probably say that you think you rate pretty high on the scale; that you use few paper products, compost, try to

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World Wildlife Day: Wildlife’s Value—Now and Even after Death

World Wildlife Day: Wildlife’s Value—Now and Even after Death

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 2, 2021 0

Tomorrow, March 3, we’ll recognize the eighth World Wildlife Day, which was proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly (U.N.G.A.) at its 68th session on December 20, 2013. This annual day of recognition is

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Where Antarctica Penguins “Go,” Biodiversity Follows

Where Antarctica Penguins “Go,” Biodiversity Follows

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 23, 2021 0

On first impression, Antarctica may look barren and less biodiverse than most other places on Earth—and, even, simple in its black-and-whiteness. In reality, however, in recent years we’ve learned that the White Continent is

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The Most Beautiful Countries in the World Have Two Problems

The Most Beautiful Countries in the World Have Two Problems

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 9, 2021 0

Almost a year ago, before the COVID-19 pandemic raced around the world, I thought of writing to you about the countries that seem to perpetually be on annual lists of the “most beautiful in

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Ten Facts About Sea Otters

Ten Facts About Sea Otters

Elissa Poma February 2, 2021 0

From a distance, the line of black bobbing forms in the waters just off the coast of Alaska look like flotsam, or driftwood entangled in kelp. But upon closer inspection, the almost comically adorable

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Paying for Protecting Wildernesses and Biodiversity

Paying for Protecting Wildernesses and Biodiversity

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 2, 2021 0

True wilderness areas—where human impacts are minimal or entirely absent—are dwindling. That probably comes as no surprise to you. But you may not know the specific facts: that less than 20 percent of the

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Asian Elephants Have Distinct Personalities Similar to Ours

Asian Elephants Have Distinct Personalities Similar to Ours

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 5, 2021 0

Anyone who has ever adopted a cat or dog into the family knows that each pet is distinctive. One of your dogs, for example, may have loved to spend all day at your side,

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