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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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Inside Antarctica: A Rare Glimpse of a Whale Breaching

Inside Antarctica: A Rare Glimpse of a Whale Breaching

Nate Small March 13, 2014 0

It usually starts with a small plume of water out in the open ocean, typically quite an underwhelming sight. You can only see something more significant with a good pair of binoculars, and that’s

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Hidden Hawaii…A Magical Discovery

Hidden Hawaii…A Magical Discovery

guest September 10, 2013 0

By Jennifer Bravo NHA Senior Destination Manager Hawaii is a land of many enchanting faces. It glitters and glows even as it smokes and smolders. Bees and butterflies dance with silk-soft flowers, which burst

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Video: Thank-You Note from a Whale

Video: Thank-You Note from a Whale

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 21, 2011 3

When going out into the Sea of Cortez, California, with the intended purpose of doing some whale watching, it’s probably not all that unusual to actually come across some whales. However, finding a dead

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What Whales Contemplate

What Whales Contemplate

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 19, 2011 5

Seems there’s a rising singing sensation who’s getting a lot of press lately. He hails from Australia. Well, actually, from off the coast of Australia—way off. From beneath the ocean. He’s a humpback whale.

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See a Great Migration for Yourself!

See a Great Migration for Yourself!

Wendy Redal November 19, 2010 1

If you've been watching National Geographic Channel's "Great Migrations" documentary, you're learning a lot about one of the most amazing phenomena in the natural realm. But there's nothing like being there to witness migrating

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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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The Inventor Wore Feathers: Animal Designers

The Inventor Wore Feathers: Animal Designers

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 6, 2009 14

Dogs never lie. I suspect it’s because they have tails. Happy or sad, a canine instantly communicates his feelings by the aspect of his tail. I’ve often wondered why we don’t invent such a

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