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Traveler Story: Greenland in Words & Photos

Traveler Story: Greenland in Words & Photos

Natural Habitat Adventures September 28, 2019 0

Ellen and I have been fortunate to travel widely and see a world beyond where we live. Our recent trip to Greenland certainly ranks high on our list of favorites. It was remote. It

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Wildlife Photo of the Week: Mother and Child

Wildlife Photo of the Week: Mother and Child

Steve Selden September 27, 2019 0

Every Friday, we choose our favorite photo of the week from our Wildlife Photo of the Day website. This week we chose a brown bear sow and three cubs in Alaska. Photographer George Beller

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Greenland: Keeping it Cool

Greenland: Keeping it Cool

Jennie Lay September 25, 2019 0

Last summer, encounters with the Greenland ice sheet made me cry. Twice. In August, I traveled to East Greenland—the remote part of the frozen expanse that Inuit locals call the “back side.” Sailing past

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New Zealand Grants Mountains, Parks and Rivers Personhood

New Zealand Grants Mountains, Parks and Rivers Personhood

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 24, 2019 0

When it comes to the world’s waters, I’m more of a river person than a lake person. Rivers always seem to me to be on an urgent mission; they go places. They “run” downstream,

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Celebrate World Rhino Day with Our Quiz!

Celebrate World Rhino Day with Our Quiz!

Courtney Nachlas September 22, 2019 0

As one of the Big Five, rhinoceros are an integral part to the African safari experience, and spotting them in the wild is considered a highlight for many travelers. Unfortunately, rhino populations have dwindled

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Wildlife Photo of the Week: Mother and Child

Wildlife Photo of the Week: Mother and Child

Steve Selden September 20, 2019 0

Every Friday, we choose our favorite photo of the week from our Wildlife Photo of the Day website. This week we chose a brown bear sow and her cub in Alaska. Photographer George Beller

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National Parks Are Warming Faster Than the Rest of the U.S.

National Parks Are Warming Faster Than the Rest of the U.S.

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 17, 2019 0

National parks are some of our favorite wild places, set aside for all of us to enjoy and for wildlife to find some yet remaining, far-too-scarce natural habitats. Here, in these lands, we can

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The Coolness of Zebra Stripes

The Coolness of Zebra Stripes

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 10, 2019 0

Why zebras have stripes has been a matter for scientific debate for decades. A lot of theories have been put forth, such as they’ve evolved for camouflage, to confuse the vision of biting flies,

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