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Video: Helping Reindeer Cross a Treacherous Strait

Video: Helping Reindeer Cross a Treacherous Strait

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 24, 2013 34

Sometimes, even Santa’s strongest and swiftest assistants need a little help. Reindeer in the Arctic lead a tough existence, depending on a delicate balance of climate, food supplies and predator/prey relationships to maintain their

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Video of the Week: Another Northern Lights Timelapse – But this time From an Airplane!

Video of the Week: Another Northern Lights Timelapse – But this time From an Airplane!

Emily Deemer December 20, 2013 2

Sure, we all love a good aurora borealis timelapse video.  But have you ever seen one shot through the passenger window of a trans-Atlantic flight?  Talk about in-flight entertainment!  No need for seat-back video

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JUST ANNOUNCED: Climate Change Expert to Escort Iceland and Norway Voyage

JUST ANNOUNCED: Climate Change Expert to Escort Iceland and Norway Voyage

Natural Habitat Adventures November 13, 2013 0

This just in from WWF: A climate change and renewable energy expert with World Wildlife Fund will be the special guest lecturer aboard our voyage from Iceland and across the Arctic Circle to Svalbard,

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More Penguins—and People—in Antarctica than Previously Thought

More Penguins—and People—in Antarctica than Previously Thought

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 24, 2012 5

There are twice as many emperor penguins in Antarctica than previously thought, stated the National Science Foundation in mid April. That’s certainly good news, as concerns about the effects of global warming on penguin

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Eating Traditionally, or Eating Touristy?

Eating Traditionally, or Eating Touristy?

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 22, 2011 19

Part of the pleasure of visiting new places is learning about local customs and tasting homegrown foods. Who hasn’t at least wanted to try haggis in Scotland, say, or “cod cheeks” in Newfoundland? It’s

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