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The Magic of Nature through Marion Owen’s Lens

The Magic of Nature through Marion Owen’s Lens

Wendy Redal January 30, 2012 0

It’s the middle of winter, and for many that means snow. When it impedes driving or piles up in great drifts that need shoveling, it’s hard to remember how exquisitely beautiful each tiny flake

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The Galapagos Islands: An “Opposite” Trip

The Galapagos Islands: An “Opposite” Trip

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 24, 2012 7

Now, about the middle of January, is the time when I start to dream about the places I’d like to visit. The snow and cold have gotten a good foothold here in the Midwest,

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Charles Darwin’s Fossils Newly Discovered

Charles Darwin’s Fossils Newly Discovered

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 19, 2012 9

Curiosity can lead to wondrous things, as every scientist knows. And it certainly did recently for Dr. Howard Falcon-Lang at the British Geological Survey. Poking around in a dusty corner in the survey’s archives,

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Adventure Dispatch from Greenland’s Daunting, Glorious East Coast

Adventure Dispatch from Greenland’s Daunting, Glorious East Coast

Wendy Redal January 17, 2012 0

James Dziezynski is a hard-core adventurer and freelance writer from Boulder, Colorado, who had the good fortune to paddle Greenland's wild east coast with Explorers' Corner. Read his account here!

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Scientists Discover ‘Extinct’ Galapagos Tortoise

Scientists Discover ‘Extinct’ Galapagos Tortoise

Wendy Redal January 12, 2012 2

Wow, this is exciting news from the conservation world!  A Galapagos tortoise species thought to be extinct for 150 years has been discovered through DNA analysis by a team of researchers from Yale University. Matt

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The Cure for Too Much Information: Detox Inside by Getting Outside

The Cure for Too Much Information: Detox Inside by Getting Outside

Wendy Redal January 9, 2012 2

For 2012, resolve to turn off the Internet, tune out the text and rediscover your inner self and core values -- ideally on a wilderness adventure far away from technological tethers

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