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The Four Sisters & The Valley of Nine Villages: <br> China’s Mythic Creatures & Wild Landscapes

The Four Sisters & The Valley of Nine Villages:
China’s Mythic Creatures & Wild Landscapes

Emily Goodheart Kautz March 9, 2019 0

Jiuzhaigou Valley and Nature Reserve, deep in the Minshan Mountains, is a veritable fairyland, resplendent with blooming orchids, 220 species of singing birds, primeval forests and cascading waterfalls. Jiuzhaigou translates to “valley of nine villages,”

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Videos: The Natural Worlds of Antarctica and the Falklands

Videos: The Natural Worlds of Antarctica and the Falklands

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 5, 2019 0

Well into this very cold winter—though still far from its end—I like to dream about the summer that’s happening some other place now, down at the bottom of the world. And two of those

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Monarch Populations Soar to New Heights

Monarch Populations Soar to New Heights

Courtney Nachlas March 4, 2019 0

Walking through the Mexican Highlands, you can almost hear a little flutter. Footsteps slowly approach the noise as the forest in the distance comes into view. As you get closer, you realize the trees

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Conservation-Minded Travel and 9 Tips to Get You Started

Conservation-Minded Travel and 9 Tips to Get You Started

Hannah Wagner February 27, 2019 0

What unites travelers is our love of place. Most travelers want to help support the destinations they visit, but don’t know where to start.   As tourism developed, emphasis grew around visiting natural sites. By the 1980’s ecotourism as a trend came into the spotlight. Today,

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The Grand Canyon National Park Celebrates 100 Years

The Grand Canyon National Park Celebrates 100 Years

Hannah Wagner February 26, 2019 0

One of America’s most iconic National Parks celebrates its 100 years as a National Park. These deep rust-colored rocks carved by an ancient river now adorn countless bucket-lists with 6 million visitors a year.   Signed into

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Grand Canyon Video: The Fluid Fingers of Formation

Grand Canyon Video: The Fluid Fingers of Formation

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 26, 2019 4

The Earth’s surface has so many different colors, features and forms that it’s not hard to understand why early scientists found it difficult to determine what was responsible for creating the natural landscapes that

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Andaman Encounters | Olaf’s Corner

Andaman Encounters | Olaf’s Corner

Olaf Malver February 25, 2019 0

Kayaking the Seven Seas has given me plenty of fantastic wildlife encounters to marvel at, but what floated some hundred feet in front of my boat in the Indian Ocean on that hot afternoon

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Fernandina Giant Tortoise Found After <br> 113 Years of ‘Extinction’

Fernandina Giant Tortoise Found After
113 Years of ‘Extinction’

Emily Goodheart Kautz February 22, 2019 0

More great news for the Galapagos! A species of giant tortoise, believed to have been extinct for the past 113 years, has been found on the island of Fernandina. This historic discovery comes a

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