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Video: Model Management in the Great Bear Rainforest

Video: Model Management in the Great Bear Rainforest

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 18, 2014 5

The Great Bear Rainforest in British Columbia, Canada, has often been described as a “bastion of biodiversity.” Not only is it home to grizzly bears, black bears and spirit bears, it has a human

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Video: Spend a Year in the Forest in Three Minutes

Video: Spend a Year in the Forest in Three Minutes

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 4, 2014 4

Forests are important for our welfare for a very long list of reasons, a few of which are: they provide us with medicines; they manufacture breathable air: just one adult, leafy tree can produce

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Are We Now Losing Our Most Iconic Buildings Due to Climate Change?

Are We Now Losing Our Most Iconic Buildings Due to Climate Change?

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 8, 2014 6

“Extinction tourism” is a familiar term when it comes to wildlife and natural habitats: it’s described as a desire to see the animals and landscapes that are just managing to hang on before they’re

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Study: Tourism Helps Protect Canada’s Spirit Bear

Study: Tourism Helps Protect Canada’s Spirit Bear

Tania Curry March 26, 2014 0

Bear-viewing tours bring in 12 times more money than hunting in western Canada, according to a new study. As many nations in Africa and around the world have learned, protecting wildlife and inviting travelers

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Tales of Ice-Bound Wonderlands – A Ted Talk by Paul Nicklen

Tales of Ice-Bound Wonderlands – A Ted Talk by Paul Nicklen

Emily Deemer September 3, 2013 0

Alaskan glaciers, icebergs in Antarctica,  the chilling Beaufort Sea – these polar wonderlands are the worldwide offices of Paul Nicklen, acclaimed wildlife photographer for National Geographic.  Spirit bears, leopard seals, polar bears, penguins –

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Travel Memories: Were We on the Same Trip?

Travel Memories: Were We on the Same Trip?

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 8, 2010 5

For eight years now, I’ve been traveling to various nature spots around the globe with a great group of folks. Thirteen of us met on a polar bear tour in 2002, and since then,

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White Lions, White Tigers, White Bears – Oh My!

White Lions, White Tigers, White Bears – Oh My!

Wendy Redal September 20, 2010 1

Ever seen a white tiger? How about a white lion? Like the creamy Spirit Bear of Canada's west coast, white lions are not albinos but unusual genetic anomalies. They're extinct in the wild, but

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In the Unplanned Moments, Travel Happens

In the Unplanned Moments, Travel Happens

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 25, 2010 9

There are probably just as many “types” of travelers as there are travelers. But when it comes to travel itineraries, you can generally break people down into two categories: those of the what-will-be-will-be ilk

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