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In the Hall of a Mountain Cat

In the Hall of a Mountain Cat

Lisa Poppleton November 29, 2012 2

When I see this broad furry face staring straight into the camera, I can’t help but think of a wizened little mountain troll.  “What are you doing in my home?” it seems to say.

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Concern for the Environment Reaches a New Low

Concern for the Environment Reaches a New Low

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 27, 2012 30

The exhausting November 2012 presidential election is finally over. Now we Americans begin what can be another long and involved phase: analysis of that election. One recent item to come out of this process

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The Right Whale Encounter

The Right Whale Encounter

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 22, 2012 6

The most rare of all large whales, right whales were given their common name by whalers, who identified them as the “right whales” to kill. At fifty feet long and weighing seventy tons, right

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Want to Be More Productive? Look at Cute Baby Animal Photos

Want to Be More Productive? Look at Cute Baby Animal Photos

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 20, 2012 5

A highlight of any nature travel experience is seeing baby animals: fuzzy and clumsy Churchill polar bear cubs, just emerged from the den; young Yellowstone wolves tumbling and rolling as they “play” fight; or

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Arctic Adventuring In the Footsteps of Fritjof Nansen | Olaf’s Corner

Arctic Adventuring In the Footsteps of Fritjof Nansen | Olaf’s Corner

Olaf Malver November 16, 2012 1

Last August, Olaf Malver led the first-ever exploratory commercial kayaking expedition into the Skjoldungen Fjords of southeast Greenland, in pursuit of legendary Arctic explorer Fritjof Nansen’s route 125 years earlier. Here is his first-hand

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Active Africa! Multi-Sport Adventure Safari in Kenya

Active Africa! Multi-Sport Adventure Safari in Kenya

guest November 16, 2012 0

By Wendy Klausner Anyone who knows me well — including the many Nat Hab clients I’ve served as an Adventure Specialist over my 16 years with the company — know that Africa is my

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