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Beached Dolphins Rescued

Beached Dolphins Rescued

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 29, 2012 7

When a single whale or dolphin strands itself on a beach, it is usually very sick. When those animals strand themselves in groups, however, other, unknown factors are probably at play. There are several

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Meet Siku, A Polar Bear Cub With a Mission

Meet Siku, A Polar Bear Cub With a Mission

Wendy Redal March 27, 2012 0

Few baby animals are more adorable than a roly-poly white polar bear cub. So it’s no wonder that Siku has stolen the hearts of the world via the Polar Bear Cam at Denmark’s Scandinavian

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James Cameron Reaches Bottom of the Ocean, Deepest Solo Dive Ever

James Cameron Reaches Bottom of the Ocean, Deepest Solo Dive Ever

Wendy Redal March 26, 2012 0

National Geographic Explorer and Filmmaker James Cameron makes a triumphant return from the bottom of the Challenger Deep, nearly seven miles below the ocean's surface

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Bhutan Takes Measures Against Wildlife Poaching

Bhutan Takes Measures Against Wildlife Poaching

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 20, 2012 11

By any measure, Bhutan is a spiritual place, known for how it assesses the quality of life of its citizens, phrased as “gross national happiness (GNH).” The term, in fact, was coined in 1972

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Play the Bird-ID Game

Play the Bird-ID Game

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 15, 2012 6

Ever wonder who creates those plant- or animal-identification outdoor apps and how designers know which questions they need to ask in order to help you make a positive ID? Now, you can get in on

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Answers to Our Nature Trivia Quiz!

Answers to Our Nature Trivia Quiz!

Wendy Redal March 14, 2012 2

Thanks to all who took part in our Nature Trivia Quiz. You’re a savvy bunch; we received quite a few 100% correct responses! The winner was Jim Reisert, who was first to send in

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Take our Nature Trivia Quiz, Win a Free Waist Pack!

Take our Nature Trivia Quiz, Win a Free Waist Pack!

Wendy Redal March 14, 2012 20

If you’re reading our blog, you’re likely a nature lover and a wildlife watcher… if that’s the case, let’s see how you do on our Nature Trivia Quiz!  The first person to submit all

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Take a Virtual Hike in our National Parks!

Take a Virtual Hike in our National Parks!

Wendy Redal March 9, 2012 3

Nature Valley Trail View may be the next best thing to being there… While nothing can compare with actually standing on the edge of the Grand Canyon gaping into the chasm’s shadowy depths, or wandering

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