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A Labor Day Weekend Video Thought: Sometimes, It Truly Is a Wonderful World

A Labor Day Weekend Video Thought: Sometimes, It Truly Is a Wonderful World

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 31, 2017 1

On Monday, September 4, Americans will celebrate Labor Day, the national holiday that was instituted in 1894 and which pays tribute to the social and economic achievements and contributions of American workers. The idea

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Q-and-A: Guides of the Galapagos

Q-and-A: Guides of the Galapagos

WWF August 30, 2017 1

Travelers can be overwhelmed by the incredible wildlife and breathtaking vistas of the Galapagos Islands. WWF was curious to hear about the perspective from people who have experienced the “enchanted islands” for years as opposed to days.

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99 Percent of Us Want Our National Parks and Monuments Protected, but Downsizing Looms

99 Percent of Us Want Our National Parks and Monuments Protected, but Downsizing Looms

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 29, 2017 3

In quiet places, we yearn for absolution. But peace swiftly flees. It’s not surprising that 99.2 percent of us want our national parks and monuments to continue to stand—or even grow—in their current sizes

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All In For Totality

All In For Totality

Jennie Lay August 28, 2017 1

A swan splashed down last spring in the lake near my cabin. Before that lone juvenile arrived, I had no clue swans flew through northwest Colorado’s mountain valleys. He joined a posse of voracious

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Galapagos Through My Daughter’s Eyes

Galapagos Through My Daughter’s Eyes

Natural Habitat Adventures August 28, 2017 0

During my 18+ years at Natural Habitat Adventures, I’ve been fortunate—frankly, blessed—to travel the world as an emissary of the company. Whether in search of the next great trip, having the opportunity to share

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Wildlife Photo of the Week: Sleeping Otter

Wildlife Photo of the Week: Sleeping Otter

Kendal Bower August 25, 2017 0

Every Friday, we choose our favorite photo of the week from our Wildlife Photo of the Day website. This week we selected a resting otter in Alaska. Photographer Joey Campbell spotted this otter covering his eyes

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