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In the Hall of a Mountain Cat

In the Hall of a Mountain Cat

Lisa Poppleton November 29, 2012 2

When I see this broad furry face staring straight into the camera, I can’t help but think of a wizened little mountain troll.  “What are you doing in my home?” it seems to say.

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Concern for the Environment Reaches a New Low

Concern for the Environment Reaches a New Low

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 27, 2012 30

The exhausting November 2012 presidential election is finally over. Now we Americans begin what can be another long and involved phase: analysis of that election. One recent item to come out of this process

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Video: The Right Whale Encounter

Video: The Right Whale Encounter

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 22, 2012 6

The most rare of all large whales, right whales were given their common name by whalers, who identified them as the “right whales” to kill. At 50 feet long and weighing 70 tons, right

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Arctic Adventuring In the Footsteps of Fritjof Nansen | Olaf’s Corner

Arctic Adventuring In the Footsteps of Fritjof Nansen | Olaf’s Corner

Olaf Malver November 16, 2012 1

Last August, Olaf Malver led the first-ever exploratory commercial kayaking expedition into the Skjoldungen Fjords of southeast Greenland, in pursuit of legendary Arctic explorer Fritjof Nansen’s route 125 years earlier. Here is his first-hand

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Active Africa! Multi-Sport Adventure Safari in Kenya

Active Africa! Multi-Sport Adventure Safari in Kenya

guest November 16, 2012 0

By Wendy Klausner Anyone who knows me well — including the many Nat Hab clients I’ve served as an Adventure Specialist over my 16 years with the company — know that Africa is my

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Tourists Not to Blame for Penguin Declines

Tourists Not to Blame for Penguin Declines

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 13, 2012 10

As an ecotourist, you know that your travels can do a lot of good in the world. They can help boost the economies of local communities, fund preserves and deter poaching. You also know

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Video: Defining The Wilderness Act

Video: Defining The Wilderness Act

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 8, 2012 9

It’s fall in Wisconsin where I live; and during these moody, gray November days, the white-tailed deer “begin to run,” as we say. It’s the time of year when I see them the most.

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“Geography of Hope”: The Wilderness Act Turns 50 in 2014

“Geography of Hope”: The Wilderness Act Turns 50 in 2014

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 6, 2012 5

Today, November 6, 2012, is Election Day in the United States. This is the day when the American people decide who will become their next president. It also denotes the end of ubiquitous, annoying

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