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World Wildlife Day: Wildlife’s Value—Now and Even after Death

World Wildlife Day: Wildlife’s Value—Now and Even after Death

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 2, 2021 0

Tomorrow, March 3, we’ll recognize the eighth World Wildlife Day, which was proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly (U.N.G.A.) at its 68th session on December 20, 2013. This annual day of recognition is

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Where Antarctica Penguins “Go,” Biodiversity Follows

Where Antarctica Penguins “Go,” Biodiversity Follows

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 23, 2021 0

On first impression, Antarctica may look barren and less biodiverse than most other places on Earth—and, even, simple in its black-and-whiteness. In reality, however, in recent years we’ve learned that the White Continent is

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Video: Greenland’s Ice, Elemental and Ephemeral

Video: Greenland’s Ice, Elemental and Ephemeral

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 16, 2021 0

A polar vortex over the Midwestern states has kept me cold and inside for most of this month. I’ve had to stop my daily walks with my dog, because her paws get too cold.

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The Most Beautiful Countries in the World Have Two Problems

The Most Beautiful Countries in the World Have Two Problems

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 9, 2021 0

Almost a year ago, before the COVID-19 pandemic raced around the world, I thought of writing to you about the countries that seem to perpetually be on annual lists of the “most beautiful in

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Snow Leopards and Conservation Travel in Ladakh, India

Snow Leopards and Conservation Travel in Ladakh, India

Natural Habitat Adventures February 2, 2021 0

Insights from India Expedition Leader Surya Ramachandran Ladakh, the Indian trans-Himalaya, is one of the last bastions of Tibetan Buddhism in the 21st century. With its richness of history, culture and landscapes, it has

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Paying for Protecting Wildernesses and Biodiversity

Paying for Protecting Wildernesses and Biodiversity

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 2, 2021 0

True wilderness areas—where human impacts are minimal or entirely absent—are dwindling. That probably comes as no surprise to you. But you may not know the specific facts: that less than 20 percent of the

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Paring Down: Patagonia in 10 Photos

Paring Down: Patagonia in 10 Photos

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 26, 2021 0

For the past year, now, your travels have probably been small ones, perhaps no farther than your own backyard or local park. So, if you’re like me—until it feels more comfortable getting out and

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Video: Grand Teton National Park Getaway

Video: Grand Teton National Park Getaway

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 19, 2021 0

Let’s just go to Grand Teton National Park. I mean it. After so many weeks of economic hardships, pandemic worries and political chaos, I need to shut down for a while and get away.

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