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Study: Tourism Helps Protect Canada’s Spirit Bear

Study: Tourism Helps Protect Canada’s Spirit Bear

Tania Curry March 26, 2014 0

Bear-viewing tours bring in 12 times more money than hunting in western Canada, according to a new study. As many nations in Africa and around the world have learned, protecting wildlife and inviting travelers

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Video: The Top 25 Most Intelligent Nonhuman Animals

Video: The Top 25 Most Intelligent Nonhuman Animals

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 9, 2014 17

I’m always a little wary of smart animal lists for two reasons. The first is that I know without a doubt that my greyhound, Chic, is the smartest dog in the world, yet greyhounds

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Video of the Week: Huge Bear Crashes A Dryer Commercial Shoot

Video of the Week: Huge Bear Crashes A Dryer Commercial Shoot

Emily Deemer January 2, 2014 0

You won’t believe what happened while a film crew was filming this commercial for a Samsung clothes dryer!  They were shooting last January in British Columbia near Manning Park, an area known for moose,

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If Government Wildlife Numbers Are Routinely Overestimated, Should Trophy Hunting Be Outlawed?

If Government Wildlife Numbers Are Routinely Overestimated, Should Trophy Hunting Be Outlawed?

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 12, 2013 27

Today around the world, with government conservation monies dwindling and severe staffing cutbacks, it stands to reason that wildlife management entities desperately need the funds that recreational hunters provide—not only to keep population numbers

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Saving Places Never Seen

Saving Places Never Seen

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 29, 2011 2

I still vividly recall the dream, even though I couldn’t have been more than six or seven years old when I had it. I was flying, low—without a plane, mind you—over Alaska. I soared

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Can You Hear the Call of the Northern Wild?

Can You Hear the Call of the Northern Wild?

Wendy Redal January 12, 2011 1

While “the Arctic” may conjure up images of sprawling icefields and endless snow-mantled landscapes, polar bears, and fur-clad Inuit bundled against the cold, it’s a whole different scenario in the summertime. Check out these

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Travel Memories: Were We on the Same Trip?

Travel Memories: Were We on the Same Trip?

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 8, 2010 5

For eight years now, I’ve been traveling to various nature spots around the globe with a great group of folks. Thirteen of us met on a polar bear tour in 2002, and since then,

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In the Unplanned Moments, Travel Happens

In the Unplanned Moments, Travel Happens

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 25, 2010 9

There are probably just as many “types” of travelers as there are travelers. But when it comes to travel itineraries, you can generally break people down into two categories: those of the what-will-be-will-be ilk

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