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Let Your Mind Wander: Those “Travels” Are Good for You

Let Your Mind Wander: Those “Travels” Are Good for You

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 28, 2017 0

Mindfulness is a buzzword today. It refers to the notion that we should strive to keep our minds fully attending to and totally aware of what’s happening and what we’re doing on a moment-to-moment basis.

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The Call of the Leopard Seal in Antarctica

The Call of the Leopard Seal in Antarctica

Natural Habitat Adventures February 27, 2017 0

The call echoed throughout the whole bay. We sat in our kayaks; still, eyes closed, barely breathing. A chill came over my whole body. It was the most beautiful, ethereal sound I’ve ever heard

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Wildlife Photo of the Week: Mama Bear & Her Cubs

Wildlife Photo of the Week: Mama Bear & Her Cubs

Kendal Bower February 25, 2017 1

Every Friday, we choose our favorite photo of the week from our Wildlife Photo of the Day website. This week we chose a sweet moment between a mother brown bear and her cubs. Photographer Chris Dennard,

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Family Ties on a Kenya Migration Photo Safari

Family Ties on a Kenya Migration Photo Safari

Nick Grossman February 23, 2017 0

One of the things that I noticed during my Kenya Migration Photo Safari was the family connections were present in so many aspects of our nature adventure. The relationships among groups of people working

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Concrete Jungles Store Carbon Dioxide, But Is It Enough?

Concrete Jungles Store Carbon Dioxide, But Is It Enough?

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 21, 2017 0

Called the “lungs of the world,” our planet’s forests store more carbon dioxide in their leaves, soil and wood than is contained in the Earth’s entire atmosphere—often for hundreds of years. Forests keep the

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Pinch Me: Polar Bears & Northern Lights

Pinch Me: Polar Bears & Northern Lights

Jennie Lay February 20, 2017 6

While it is one of the best times to see wild polar bears, late November isn’t exactly prime time for viewing the northern lights in Churchill, Manitoba. Skies are supposed to be stormy. Winter

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