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Video: The “Scientific” Beauty of the Northern Lights

Video: The “Scientific” Beauty of the Northern Lights

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 19, 2019 7

There are many delightful and magical myths about the aurora borealis, also known as the northern lights. The Inuit of North America interpreted the lights as a ball game—with a walrus head serving as

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Under the Ice in Antarctica and Greenland: More Future Warming and a Past Cooling Down

Under the Ice in Antarctica and Greenland: More Future Warming and a Past Cooling Down

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 18, 2018 0

If you were asked to name active volcano sites around the world, you’d probably include places such as Hawaii, Yellowstone National Park and Iceland, the country often labeled “the land of fire and ice.”

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19 Nat Hab Travel Destinations Named <br> Top Trips of 2019

19 Nat Hab Travel Destinations Named
Top Trips of 2019

Emily Goodheart Kautz December 17, 2018 3

With the New Year approaching, travel media outlets such as Lonely Planet, Fodor’s and National Geographic have been curating lists of the best places to go in 2019. Several of Nat Hab’s destinations have

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Wilderness Medicine in East Greenland

Wilderness Medicine in East Greenland

Natural Habitat Adventures October 18, 2018 0

I was O…VER…WHELMED. I was there. You’ve been there too. And if you haven’t yet, you’ll probably be there someday. Though I sincerely (if unrealistically) hope you never do. Life had been steamrolling me

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A Wild Polar Bear Encounter in Greenland

A Wild Polar Bear Encounter in Greenland

Natural Habitat Adventures October 13, 2018 0

“We loved being at Base Camp Greenland. Being based there enabled us to see East Greenland up close and personal! Walking on the tundra, riding in the Zodiacs, kayaking, seeing the glaciers and endless

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There is Life in the Ice, and It’s Got a Message about Climate Change

There is Life in the Ice, and It’s Got a Message about Climate Change

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 9, 2018 1

Scientists have long considered polar ice to be an extreme environment; a sterile place within which nothing can survive. But new evidence shows that there are living bacteria in Arctic and Antarctic ice and

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The National Park Service: Big Wonders in Small Spots

The National Park Service: Big Wonders in Small Spots

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 25, 2018 0

If I asked you to name your favorite National Park Service (NPS) places, you’d probably immediately mention parks such as Grand Canyon National Park, Yosemite National Park, Yellowstone National Park, Zion National Park and

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Cuteness Overload: A Scotland Puffins Photo Essay

Cuteness Overload: A Scotland Puffins Photo Essay

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 3, 2018 6

Every time I see a puffin, the same thought comes to mind: They’re not real, right? They’re too impossibly cute. For me and for everyone else on the planet, I bet, they seem just

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