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Inside Antarctica: The White Continent

Inside Antarctica: The White Continent

Nate Small December 19, 2013 0

My Antarctica guiding season begins with a classic Antarctica trip across the surging seas of the Drake Passage, followed by exquisite landscapes, absurdly hilarious penguins, and of course, the one thing that never ceases

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Antarctica’s Wildlife Needs Our Help!

Antarctica’s Wildlife Needs Our Help!

Emily Deemer October 4, 2013 0

Did you know that Antarctica is home to more than 10,000 species of penguins, whales, and seals – just to name a few – that are found nowhere else on earth?  Unfortunately, Antarctica’s wildlife

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5 Reasons to Take an Adventure Cruise

5 Reasons to Take an Adventure Cruise

Emily Deemer June 21, 2013 0

Are you one of those people who thinks they’re not a cruise person?  Do you think cruises are too boring and not active enough for you, and do you shudder at the idea of

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Tourists Not to Blame for Penguin Declines

Tourists Not to Blame for Penguin Declines

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 13, 2012 10

As an ecotourist, you know that your travels can do a lot of good in the world. They can help boost the economies of local communities, fund preserves and deter poaching. You also know

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Video: When a Leopard Seal Serves You Lunch

Video: When a Leopard Seal Serves You Lunch

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 17, 2011 3

When National Geographic photographer Paul Nicklen jumped in the waters off Antarctica to photograph a leopard seal, he never expected her to play the perfect host—and offer him a snack. The huge seal began

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Adventuring in Antarctica with Journalist Susan Moran

Adventuring in Antarctica with Journalist Susan Moran

Wendy Redal December 13, 2010 1

Follow along with science journalist Susan Moran as she gets an earful from an elephant seal, learns to tell penguins apart, and takes an ocean swim -- without a dry suit! -- surrounded by

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Georgia On My Mind

Georgia On My Mind

Wendy Redal September 27, 2010 0

Northern Georgia, where the Appalachian Trail terminates, is adventure country for hikers, mountain bikers and waterfall-watchers. But if you're looking for a wilder Georgia adventure, check out two more Georgias you may never even

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