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Photo Journal: Three Places To Still See Icebergs

Photo Journal: Three Places To Still See Icebergs

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 30, 2015 5

Icebergs, those floating carvings that rival any great artist’s sculptures, are enthralling. Because they move, tip, constantly change and evolve, they seem to be living, “breathing” creations. They become even more precious when you

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Greenland’s Earthquakes: A Warming Planet’s New Worry?

Greenland’s Earthquakes: A Warming Planet’s New Worry?

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 14, 2015 2

Climate change has caused accelerated calving and melting of tidal glaciers around the world, resulting in a sea-level rise. But that’s not the only consequence: when large chunks of ice break off of a

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Video: The Importance of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

Video: The Importance of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 2, 2015 15

Almost 10 years ago, in the summer of 2005, I attended an outdoor-writing conference that included a silent auction as part of its activities. I had never participated in such an event before, had

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Why Greenland Stirred My Soul

Why Greenland Stirred My Soul

Natural Habitat Adventures March 23, 2015 0

This Greenland travel tale was written by Don Martinson, Director of Travel Industry Relations at Nat Hab. In the summer of 2014, I visited a place that truly stunned me with its natural beauty

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Travel Tale: Glacier National Park and the Promise of a Highway

Travel Tale: Glacier National Park and the Promise of a Highway

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 12, 2015 10

Before I took my first trip to Glacier National Park, I had pretty high expectations for one of its most famous features, Going-to-the-Sun Road. I would think that a highway with a name like

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Travel Tale: Getting Down to the Bones in Patagonia

Travel Tale: Getting Down to the Bones in Patagonia

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 23, 2014 12

Bones are everywhere in Patagonia. They dry on the brown steppes and jut up from the desert’s gray floor. They protrude like blue spikes through the surface of lakes and bleach white on the

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Yet Another Study on Climate Change, or Is This One a Game Changer?

Yet Another Study on Climate Change, or Is This One a Game Changer?

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 29, 2014 28

You probably looked at the headline above and thought: Another article on climate change, ho-hum. Right? I can tell you that even I had to think hard about writing yet another one, given that

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Inside Antarctica: The White Continent

Inside Antarctica: The White Continent

Nate Small December 19, 2013 0

My Antarctica guiding season begins with a classic Antarctica trip across the surging seas of the Drake Passage, followed by exquisite landscapes, absurdly hilarious penguins, and of course, the one thing that never ceases

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