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What Arctic and Tropical Waters Have in Common

What Arctic and Tropical Waters Have in Common

Court Whelan, Ph.D. April 30, 2014 0

The old schooner purchased from a fisherman, cut through the icy waters of Glacier Bay, cruising along the picturesque Alaska coastline towards a pod of six massive humpback whales bubble-feeding at the surface of

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Women in Conservation: Melissa Scott

Women in Conservation: Melissa Scott

Maddi Higgins March 15, 2014 0

March celebrates International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month. To inspire you and the women in your life, we are featuring profiles of women we know who thirst for adventure and care deeply about

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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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Nat Hab Exclusive: Alone with the last remaining wolves of the Lamar Canyon Pack

Nat Hab Exclusive: Alone with the last remaining wolves of the Lamar Canyon Pack

Natural Habitat Adventures March 10, 2014 1

Guest post by NHA guide, biologist, and photographer Sean Beckett The interior of Yellowstone is inaccessible in the winter without a snowmobile or a snow coach. Opting against the frigid and blustery snowmobiles, we

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Photos: 10 Incredible Pictures of Polar Bears in the Wild

Photos: 10 Incredible Pictures of Polar Bears in the Wild

Maddi Higgins March 1, 2014 4

There is nothing quite like seeing polar bears in their natural habitat. These powerful “kings of the arctic” rule the unforgiving landscape of the North. We’ve compiled ten stunning photos that capture the true

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Inside Antarctica: Rare Video of a Leopard Seal

Inside Antarctica: Rare Video of a Leopard Seal

Nate Small January 30, 2014 0

One of my favorite things about Antarctica cruises is always the zodiac excursions.  I’ve done hundreds of these zodiac trips now, and the wildlife encounters never fail to surprise and amaze me.  Today’s excursion

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Does Adventure Today Mean Going Retro?

Does Adventure Today Mean Going Retro?

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 5, 2012 7

British explorer and Royal Navy officer Robert Falcon Scott reached the South Pole on January 17, 1912. A hundred years later, on January 17, 2012, in honor of this historic adventure, the National Geographic

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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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