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What Arctic and Tropical Waters Have in Common

What Arctic and Tropical Waters Have in Common

Court Whelan, Ph.D. April 30, 2014 0

The old schooner purchased from a fisherman, cut through the icy waters of Glacier Bay, cruising along the picturesque Alaska coastline towards a pod of six massive humpback whales bubble-feeding at the surface of

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Yet Another Study on Climate Change, or Is This One a Game Changer?

Yet Another Study on Climate Change, or Is This One a Game Changer?

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 29, 2014 28

You probably looked at the headline above and thought: Another article on climate change, ho-hum. Right? I can tell you that even I had to think hard about writing yet another one, given that

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An Encounter with China’s Stunning Nature

An Encounter with China’s Stunning Nature

Natural Habitat Adventures April 28, 2014 1

This travel tale is brought to you by Wendy Klausner, NHA Adventure Specialist I can’t believe it was 20 years ago that I took my first trip to China. I had the good fortune to

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Kayaking Greenland: A Moment From the Past

Kayaking Greenland: A Moment From the Past

Natural Habitat Adventures April 26, 2014 0

This travel tale was writtten by Andrea Reynolds, Adventure Specialist at Natural Habitat Adventures When I took my first trip to Greenland, my first impression was just as I’ve heard others describing it—Greenland is

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Video: Google Glass Aids Rhino Conservation Groundwork

Video: Google Glass Aids Rhino Conservation Groundwork

WWF April 25, 2014 0

WWF has actively been looking at how technology is transforming conservation. As a Google Glass Explorer,  WWF has started to test Field Notes, a tool biologists can use to record field data hands-free. Watch

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Where in the World You Can See Penguins

Where in the World You Can See Penguins

Maddi Higgins April 23, 2014 1

They slide on their bellies across the snow, congregate on icebergs and seem to fly through freezing water in search of fish. That’s how most people picture penguins, in Antarctica. The southernmost continent has

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