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South Korean Forest Is Cut Down for the Olympics: Is Restoration Possible?

South Korean Forest Is Cut Down for the Olympics: Is Restoration Possible?

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 22, 2015 7

Most of us see the benefits of the world’s Olympic Games: they are some of the very few times nations come together to showcase their most beautiful landscapes and best athletes. For the hosting cities and countries,

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Photo Journal: the Tall Trees of Redwood National Park

Photo Journal: the Tall Trees of Redwood National Park

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 27, 2015 27

Some have always been drawn to the mountains, while others are called to ocean shores. But I constantly feel the pull of forests (I’ve even written a book about them). My particular predilection causes

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The Jeremiah Johnson Complex: Are Introverts Drawn to the Mountains?

The Jeremiah Johnson Complex: Are Introverts Drawn to the Mountains?

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 3, 2015 23

The first time I ever traveled outside of the United States, I didn’t choose a Caribbean beach vacation or an African safari. Even though I live 12 months out of the year in the

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Traveler Story: Lost in Time in Yellowstone National Park

Traveler Story: Lost in Time in Yellowstone National Park

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 4, 2014 8

There are a few rare places in the world where time as a linear construct just doesn’t seem to make much sense; places where the past, present and even the future seem to be

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50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act: the Meaning of Wilderness by 10 American Authors

50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act: the Meaning of Wilderness by 10 American Authors

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 2, 2014 5

Tomorrow, September 3, 2014, will mark the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act. In 1964, the bill that created the act passed the Senate by a vote of 73–12 and the House by 373–1. It’s

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Places of Peace: Video of Veterans in the Wilderness

Places of Peace: Video of Veterans in the Wilderness

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 7, 2014 3

From the moment I read John Muir’s sentiment about going to the mountains—that “thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, overcivilized people are beginning to find out going to the mountains is going home; that wilderness is

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Ten Things You Didn’t Know about Mt. Kilimanjaro

Ten Things You Didn’t Know about Mt. Kilimanjaro

WWF January 23, 2014 1

This post was originally published on the WWF Travel Blog Rising majestically above the African plains, the 20,000-foot Mt. Kilimanjaro has beckoned to climbers since the first recorded summit in 1889. Here are 10 interesting

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Change of Name: Should “Mount McKinley” Become “Denali”?

Change of Name: Should “Mount McKinley” Become “Denali”?

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 3, 2012 36

Nature surrounds us with an amazing variety of animals, insects, birds, plants and topographic features. To refer to and distinguish the entities in this bounty, we assign them names—often two: one for common use

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