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Rare Video Footage of Wild Pandas

Rare Video Footage of Wild Pandas

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 21, 2013 10

Giant pandas are among the world’s most uncommon and elusive animals. China’s State Forestry Administration estimates that there are only about 1,600 of them remaining in the wild, down from 2,500 in the 1970s.

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The Art of Adventure: Cartographers and Paleoartists

The Art of Adventure: Cartographers and Paleoartists

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 10, 2012 4

In 1719, when cartographer John Senex was drawing a map of the English empire in America, there was still a lot that was unknown. The little information about this “new land” that he did

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James Cameron Reaches Bottom of the Ocean, Deepest Solo Dive Ever

James Cameron Reaches Bottom of the Ocean, Deepest Solo Dive Ever

Wendy Redal March 26, 2012 0

National Geographic Explorer and Filmmaker James Cameron makes a triumphant return from the bottom of the Challenger Deep, nearly seven miles below the ocean's surface

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First Explorers: The Siberia-Native American Connection

First Explorers: The Siberia-Native American Connection

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 28, 2012 10

When early, intrepid European explorers first began trekking through the New World in the late 1400s, they were awed by the strikingly different cultures they encountered. But they also came to notice something else:

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New Outdoor Apps—Bring Them with You Outdoors

New Outdoor Apps—Bring Them with You Outdoors

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 20, 2011 9

It’s less than a week before Christmas, and I’ll bet by now you’re beginning to feel “gadgeted out,” tired of being bombarded with all of the e-mail, internet and TV ads for nifty electronics,

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Finding the Real Sea Monsters

Finding the Real Sea Monsters

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 8, 2011 1

Sea monsters are the stuff of thrilling fiction. From Jules Verne’s 1870 book Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea to James Cameron’s 1989 movie The Abyss, tales of what creatures lurk in our oceans

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Test Your Traveler’s Knowledge!

Test Your Traveler’s Knowledge!

Wendy Redal October 12, 2010 0

As a global adventurer, you probably delight in testing your knowledge of the geographic esoterica of our planet. Here are a few questions to challenge you, plus a link to a whole slate of

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The Making of an Adventure Town

The Making of an Adventure Town

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 4, 2010 6

I’m going to have to ask for your forbearance right up front on this one, because I’m going to do a little bragging here. Not too long ago, my hometown of Madison, Wisconsin, was

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