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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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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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See World Heritage Sites with Natural Habitat Adventures

See World Heritage Sites with Natural Habitat Adventures

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 21, 2020 0

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) defines world heritage as “our legacy from the past, what we live with today, and what we pass on to future generations. Our cultural and

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This Summer, Make Sure Your Sunscreen Protects Coral Reefs

This Summer, Make Sure Your Sunscreen Protects Coral Reefs

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 23, 2019 0

Ah, summer. Time to enjoy the long days of sunlight with outdoor picnics, paddling, and swims in lakes and pools. In this second season of the year, we take in lots of fresh air—and

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Video: The Mysterious Machu Picchu in High Definition

Video: The Mysterious Machu Picchu in High Definition

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 8, 2018 2

Encircled in mists and surrounded by emerald, forested slopes, the long-ago Inca city of Machu Picchu in Peru wears an even heavier cloak of mystery. Although this World Heritage site, built on a mountaintop

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Development Threatens Nearly Half of All Natural World Heritage Sites

Development Threatens Nearly Half of All Natural World Heritage Sites

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 18, 2017 3

The Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System. The Galapagos Islands of Ecuador. Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona. These are just three of the 238 natural and mixed (cultural and natural) sites designated as World

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Video: Imperiled Corals of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef

Video: Imperiled Corals of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 10, 2016 0

The Great Barrier Reef, a United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage site located on the northeast coast of Australia, was surprisingly absent in a report on climate change published earlier this

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Films Shot in Fragile Places: Creating Conservationists or Eroding the Environment?

Films Shot in Fragile Places: Creating Conservationists or Eroding the Environment?

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 31, 2016 5

It’s the day after Memorial Day, the unofficial start of the summer season. While the summer solstice is still a ways off—June 20—after Memorial Day, vacations start and movie production companies bring out what

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