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Our Needs to Walk and to Talk Are Satisfied by Travel

Our Needs to Walk and to Talk Are Satisfied by Travel

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 20, 2020 0

The human body was designed to walk. In fact, humans walk better than any other species on Earth. And very few things in our lives boost health, instill creativity and relieve stress more than taking

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Working at Home? Look at Cute Baby Animals and Get More Done

Working at Home? Look at Cute Baby Animals and Get More Done

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 12, 2020 0

A lot of us are working from home right now; and if you happen to be someone who’s not used to the freelance life, it may be harder than you imagined. After a couple

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Nat Hab Grant Helps Children Reconnect with Nature

Nat Hab Grant Helps Children Reconnect with Nature

Emily Goodheart Kautz February 15, 2020 0

Nat Hab is pleased to share that the FortWhyte Alive Class Act project in Winnipeg, Canada, has been selected to receive a philanthropy grant for the coming year. The $2,500 will sponsor 10 classroom

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Video: The “Scientific” Beauty of the Northern Lights

Video: The “Scientific” Beauty of the Northern Lights

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 19, 2019 7

There are many delightful and magical myths about the aurora borealis, also known as the northern lights. The Inuit of North America interpreted the lights as a ball game—with a walrus head serving as

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More than Travel Guides, Maps Tell Nature’s Stories

More than Travel Guides, Maps Tell Nature’s Stories

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 8, 2019 1

Maps are far more than sets of instructions on how to get from Point A to Point B. They tell stories. And whether they’re digital or paper maps, the tales they spin range from

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Crows Are as Intelligent as a Seven-Year-Old Child

Crows Are as Intelligent as a Seven-Year-Old Child

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 23, 2018 3

We humans seem to have a penchant for studying wildlife. We tag them with satellite transmitters, outfit them with radio collars, spy on them with trail cameras and use other observation techniques—all to learn

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Giving Females Their Voices: Understudied Birdsong

Giving Females Their Voices: Understudied Birdsong

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 12, 2018 4

One of my favorite environmental authors, Terry Tempest Williams, once wrote about an experience she had in 1994 when testifying before Congress on behalf of conserving wild lands in Utah. She said: “Congressman Jim

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Dawn of the North: Of Auroras and Moons in Churchill

Dawn of the North: Of Auroras and Moons in Churchill

Emily Goodheart Kautz January 21, 2018 0

The northern lights have inspired wonder in the generations of people who have laid eyes upon them. The aurora borealis, named after Aurora, the Roman goddess of the dawn, and Boreas, the Greek god

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