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Utah’s Canyons: Structures, Spectacles and Straight-Up Lands

Utah’s Canyons: Structures, Spectacles and Straight-Up Lands

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 1, 2020 0

A strange, three-sided, metallic monolith was discovered in an undisclosed spot somewhere in Utah’s canyons during a helicopter survey of bighorn sheep on November 18, 2020. The Utah Department of Public Safety workers who

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Video: Nature’s Force in Full View at Victoria Falls

Video: Nature’s Force in Full View at Victoria Falls

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 13, 2020 0

Nature is powerful. It exists by the rules that it alone sets, and it progresses on its own trajectory. Its force is far stronger than we are. The coronavirus pandemic has certainly shown us

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Greenland and the Culture of the Kayak

Greenland and the Culture of the Kayak

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 29, 2020 0

The first time I heard the expression “Eskimo roll,” I was standing on the deck of the M/V Sea Spirit, a small, polar-adapted, expedition ship that was my home for two weeks as I

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Feel Like Screaming? Iceland Wants to Help.

Feel Like Screaming? Iceland Wants to Help.

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 21, 2020 0

Shelter-in-place orders. Mask-wearing edicts. Quarantine guidelines. Social-distancing rules. Flatten-the-curve requirements. Temperature-taking regulations. Public-health travel restrictions. In-person, back-to-school mandates. The coronavirus pandemic, with all the unwanted stressors it’s brought into your life, can sometimes make

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Good News for Wildlife: Rare South American Bush Dogs Spotted in Costa Rica

Good News for Wildlife: Rare South American Bush Dogs Spotted in Costa Rica

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 14, 2020 0

Stories of animals venturing into and enjoying new places have been one bright spot during the COVID-19 worldwide pandemic of 2020. But even before we had heard of the word coronavirus—a little over a

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Five Sensory Travel Journeys for the Coronavirus Age

Five Sensory Travel Journeys for the Coronavirus Age

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 5, 2020 0

The world that I look out upon from the window in my home office, here in Wisconsin, is pretty quiet right now. In other times, the interstate just beyond the woods that surrounds my

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How to Be a Better Environmentalist When Traveling

How to Be a Better Environmentalist When Traveling

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 10, 2020 0

Like many of you, I suspect, I worry a lot about environmental issues: diminishing biodiversity, climate change, greenhouse gases and melting glaciers. Yet, about once a year, I book a flight. And even though

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Video: Rewilding Scotland’s Highlands with Wildcats

Video: Rewilding Scotland’s Highlands with Wildcats

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 3, 2020 0

Bears, lynx, wolves and wildcats used to roam the lands that today make up Great Britain. European brown bears, however, have been extinct there since at least the early Middle Ages—and possibly even earlier. British lynx disappeared around 700 A.D., due to

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