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Northern Lights: Nature’s Winter Magic

Northern Lights: Nature’s Winter Magic

Wendy Redal January 28, 2011 7

Few natural wonders are as moving as an encounter with the mystical northern lights. One of the best places to see them is Churchill, Canada, now and in the weeks just ahead.

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Churchill: Home of the Pizzly?

Churchill: Home of the Pizzly?

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 25, 2011 9

As the Arctic continues to warm, it comes as no surprise that cold-adapted species, such as polar bears, are moving north in an effort to survive, while those that favor more moderate temperatures are

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Amazing Alaska Grizzly Bear Videos

Amazing Alaska Grizzly Bear Videos

James Dziezynski January 24, 2011 4

Natural Habitat Adventure guide Brad Josephs recently sent us this amazing compilation of grizzly bear footage from our Hidden Alaska and Grizzlies: From Kodiak to Katmai trips. Watch as these amazing bears fight, hunt,

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Sometimes I Really Want to Murder My Dogs… But I Won’t | Ben’s Musings

Sometimes I Really Want to Murder My Dogs… But I Won’t | Ben’s Musings

Ben Bressler January 21, 2011 1

Dear Friend, This subject matter, of course, has nothing to do with nature travel… but, like many of you, I am a dog lover. In Boulder, Colorado, as an “animal-loving nature guy” it’s pretty

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Video: Black Bears Ask, “Is It Your Backyard, or Mine?”

Video: Black Bears Ask, “Is It Your Backyard, or Mine?”

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 20, 2011 2

A guy in a bad bear suit may not be the best spokesperson for an audience of serious nature enthusiasts, but this video that uses one does, in the end, ask an important question

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Top Adventure Job of 2010

Top Adventure Job of 2010

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 18, 2011 4

Winter, along with the start of a brand-new year, tends to put us in a reflective mood. I guess that’s why the January issues of many magazines are now full of “best of” lists

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Bhutan: Where Gross National Happiness Matters Most

Bhutan: Where Gross National Happiness Matters Most

Wendy Redal January 18, 2011 4

As much of the world struggles to climb out of a recession in which Gross National Product is the paramount concern, the tiny kingdom of Bhutan is more concerned with a different measure of

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Arctic Autopsy: The Immortal John Torrington

Arctic Autopsy: The Immortal John Torrington

James Dziezynski January 17, 2011 9

John Torrington’s tombstone on Beechey Island. The mummy of John Torrington rests far, far away from the sweltering catacombs of Egyptian pharaohs. But as Ramessess II or Yoda might say, “When 186 years old

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