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This Summer, Make Sure Your Sunscreen Protects Coral Reefs

This Summer, Make Sure Your Sunscreen Protects Coral Reefs

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 23, 2019 0

Ah, summer. Time to enjoy the long days of sunlight with outdoor picnics, paddling, and swims in lakes and pools. In this second season of the year, we take in lots of fresh air—and

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Virtual Tours and Digital Maps: Travel Wave of the Future?

Virtual Tours and Digital Maps: Travel Wave of the Future?

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 13, 2015 7

From taking a virtual tour of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History to downloading high-definition maps of national parks to checking out our own houses on Google Street View, almost all of us

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Ten highlights of Our New Hawaii Itinerary

Ten highlights of Our New Hawaii Itinerary

WWF September 30, 2014 0

It might sound like an impossible feat: Experiencing Hawaii away from the crowds. After all, tourism is the state’s largest industry. Our Hawaii Nature Adventure, however, takes you to places many tourists have never

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A Drone Crashed in Yellowstone: Do We Need Tighter Security in Our National Parks?

A Drone Crashed in Yellowstone: Do We Need Tighter Security in Our National Parks?

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 9, 2014 13

Anyone who has visited Yellowstone National Park can attest to the beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, a body of water that has a deep, brilliant blue color at its center and measures 370 feet

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The Hawaiian Monk Seal: Living on the Brink

The Hawaiian Monk Seal: Living on the Brink

Chris Miller September 8, 2014 0

I just returned from a well-needed, relaxing vacation to the Hawaiian Islands.  I had a great time stand-up paddle boarding on Hanalei Bay, cliff jumping at Shipwreck Beach, and skipping stones and swimming under Wailua Falls… I

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Video of the Week: Slow Life – An Underwater Timelapse

Video of the Week: Slow Life – An Underwater Timelapse

Kendal Bower April 11, 2014 0

I recently came across one of the most stunning time-lapse videos I’ve seen in a while titled Slow Life.  Daniel Stoupin, a Ph.D. student from the University of Queensland in Australia, made it by

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Video: Drones over Dolphins

Video: Drones over Dolphins

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 3, 2014 25

Drones. The word conjures up reconnaissance missions and surveillance—even, perhaps, missiles and bombs. Like something out of a science fiction novel, these unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVS) are controlled either by “pilots” from the ground

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Video: Effects of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch on Midway Atoll Albatrosses

Video: Effects of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch on Midway Atoll Albatrosses

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 17, 2013 32

In one of the most remote places on Earth, an albatross fight is taking place. The battleground is the Midway Atoll, located more than 2,000 miles away from the nearest continent. On this small

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