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Wildlife Photo of the Week: Chatting Bee Eaters

Wildlife Photo of the Week: Chatting Bee Eaters

Kendal Bower June 26, 2015 0

Every Friday we choose our favorite photo of the week from our new Wildlife Photo of the Day website. This week we chose a couple of chatty carmine bee eaters. Photographer Judy Moncrief captured this

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Avid photographer? Put your camera down (sometimes)!

Avid photographer? Put your camera down (sometimes)!

Wendy Redal June 24, 2015 1

Do you miss more, or miss out, when you're too intent on not missing a shot? Join our discussion on travel photography as we ponder when or whether to put your camera aside

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Wildlife Photo of the Week: Saddle-billed Stork

Wildlife Photo of the Week: Saddle-billed Stork

Kendal Bower June 19, 2015 0

Every Friday we choose our favorite photo of the week from our new Wildlife Photo of the Day website. This week we chose this beautiful saddle-billed stork in Botswana. Photographer Bob Thomas captured this photo

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Travel Tale: Rite of Passage—Crossing the Drake

Travel Tale: Rite of Passage—Crossing the Drake

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 18, 2015 6

I’ve wanted to go to Antarctica ever since I first heard about it when I was a young child, probably in a children’s book about penguins or on TV. I thought it looked like

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4 Places To Watch Wild Bears

4 Places To Watch Wild Bears

Wendy Redal June 17, 2015 2

The planet’s largest land predator looked disarmingly cuddly. Ambling over the snowy tundra toward us, he was all big furry head and huge shaggy paws — which we got a close-up eyeful of as

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Wind Power: Must the Choice Be Clean Energy or Wildlife?

Wind Power: Must the Choice Be Clean Energy or Wildlife?

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 16, 2015 27

To help meet our growing energy needs, in recent years we have increasingly turned to wind power. The U.S. Energy Information Administration estimates that in 2014, 4.4 percent of the electricity we generated came

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