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Wildlife Photo of the Week: Catch of the Day

Wildlife Photo of the Week: Catch of the Day

Steve Selden August 23, 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 grizzly feeding on salmon in Alaska.   Photographer Elaine Schmitt captured

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Coastal Bears of Katmai

Coastal Bears of Katmai

WWF August 7, 2019 0

Walking past fresh bear tracks in Katmai is an exhilarating experience, with each footstep bringing us closer to that once-in-a-lifetime photograph of the bears at close range. The expedition also required us overcoming our

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Fat Is Good at Brooks Falls, Katmai National Park, Alaska

Fat Is Good at Brooks Falls, Katmai National Park, Alaska

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 6, 2019 0

Every summer, from about mid-June to mid-October, the grizzly bears at Brooks Falls in Katmai National Park and Preserve in Alaska are featured in a live-cam show that you can watch via Explore.org. And

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The Ultimate Alaska Wildlife Safari

The Ultimate Alaska Wildlife Safari

Natural Habitat Adventures April 13, 2019 0

“This trip is exactly what it’s called. My wife and I took this Ultimate Alaska Wildlife Safari with a small group of 12 in early July, when the daylight is an average of 18

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Wildlife Photo of the Week: Did He or Didn’t He?

Wildlife Photo of the Week: Did He or Didn’t He?

Steve Selden April 5, 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 in Alaska. Photographer Valerie Van Griethuysen was at Brooks

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Glaciers: Defying Physics While Moving Down Mountains

Glaciers: Defying Physics While Moving Down Mountains

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 2, 2019 0

I count glaciers among my favorite things. They come in beautiful shades of blue, they’re cold and they’re ephemeral. But how can I describe something as old and massive as a glacier as short-lived

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Wilderness: Lost and Found

Wilderness: Lost and Found

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 29, 2019 5

Today, little more than 20 percent of the world can still be considered “wilderness.” That’s not a lot, especially when you weigh the benefits that those few designated areas provide. In the last two

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Traveling Small in the Big Outdoors

Traveling Small in the Big Outdoors

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 22, 2019 3

Being an inveterate introvert, I avoid large crowds—well, really, even groups of people numbering 15 or more—like the plague. Yet the places that call to me are some of the most jam-packed because they

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