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What Whales Contemplate

What Whales Contemplate

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 19, 2011 5

Seems there’s a rising singing sensation who’s getting a lot of press lately. He hails from Australia. Well, actually, from off the coast of Australia—way off. From beneath the ocean. He’s a humpback whale.

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Video: Beluga Bath Time

Video: Beluga Bath Time

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 14, 2011 2

Stunningly white in a blue sea, beluga whales are ethereally beautiful creatures when spotted in their natural habitats. Not only are they a treat for the eyes, but hearing them is something you’ll never

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Adventure: A Sales Opportunity?

Adventure: A Sales Opportunity?

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 12, 2011 4

I’ll admit it: I’m a vampire-story junkie. Ever since I read Anne Rice’s 1976 novel Interview with a Vampire, I’ve been thirsting—shall we say—for more. So, you can see why I was “sucked in”

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Natural Disasters: An Eco-Tourism Tool?

Natural Disasters: An Eco-Tourism Tool?

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 5, 2011 4

In 1951, Kirk Douglas starred in a B movie titled The Big Carnival (originally released as Ace in the Hole). I saw it as a kid, many years later, when the trend was to

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Video: Walrus Beach

Video: Walrus Beach

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 31, 2011 0

With Arctic sea ice at the third lowest level in recorded history, it’s not only polar bears that are facing climate change challenges. Tens of thousands of walruses are coming ashore in northwest Alaska,

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Saving Places Never Seen

Saving Places Never Seen

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 29, 2011 2

I still vividly recall the dream, even though I couldn’t have been more than six or seven years old when I had it. I was flying, low—without a plane, mind you—over Alaska. I soared

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