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In Awe of the 2014 Travel Photographers of the Year

In Awe of the 2014 Travel Photographers of the Year

Emily Deemer December 15, 2014 0

The 2014 Travel Photographer of the Year awards have been announced, and the winners are nothing short of astounding. If you happen to be going to London in 2015, check out the exhibition in

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Show-and-Tell Develops Young, Budding Travel Conservationists

Show-and-Tell Develops Young, Budding Travel Conservationists

Tania Curry December 13, 2014 0

Anna and Alex confidently stood in front of a classroom full of rowdy elementary age kids. As newly-minted, pseudo polar bear ambassadors, they presented a homemade movie at their school and spoke to seven

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New Study Shows How Dogs Process Our Words. A Video Shows How They See Us.

New Study Shows How Dogs Process Our Words. A Video Shows How They See Us.

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 11, 2014 2

Anyone who has lived with a dog at any time in his or her life knows that they are masters at reading us; they understand by the tone in our voices whether we’re angry,

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Best Conservation Christmas Gift: a Federal Duck Stamp

Best Conservation Christmas Gift: a Federal Duck Stamp

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 9, 2014 7

If you’ve got a wildlife and nature enthusiast on your holiday shopping list—and I’m sure you do if you’re reading this article—I have the perfect gift idea for you. It isn’t expensive, it’s beautiful,

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Every fall I am reminded that I really love polar bears! | Ben’s Musings

Every fall I am reminded that I really love polar bears! | Ben’s Musings

Ben Bressler December 8, 2014 0

Dear Traveler, Each and every fall, as a cold snap in the air crosses North America, I pack my warm boots and parka and head northward, returning to one of Nat Hab’s most important locations—Churchill,

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Travel Tale: Lost in Time in Yellowstone National Park

Travel Tale: Lost in Time in Yellowstone National Park

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 4, 2014 8

There are a few, rare places in the world where time as a linear construct just doesn’t seem to make much sense; places where the past, present and even the future seem to be

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Field guide: Searching for snow leopards

Field guide: Searching for snow leopards

WWF December 3, 2014 0

Republished with permission from WWF-Canada. To see the original article, please go here. By Steph Morgan, WWF-Canada If you’re looking for a snow leopard, Dr. Rinjan Shrestha can tell you where to go. The

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Video: A New, High-Resolution Look at Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide

Video: A New, High-Resolution Look at Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 2, 2014 4

We Earthlings are lucky. While other planets in our solar system are either blistering hot or bitterly cold, the surface of Earth has relatively mild and stable temperatures. We get to enjoy these conditions

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