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10 Tips on Cultural Photography during ANY Adventure

10 Tips on Cultural Photography during ANY Adventure

Court Whelan, Ph.D. November 9, 2018 1

When it comes to cultural photography, one of the most important things to recognize right away is that cultural photography doesn’t always need to be about masked or face-painted figures that appear other-worldly.  Nor does

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Enter Our Monarch Butterfly Adventure Giveaway!

Enter Our Monarch Butterfly Adventure Giveaway!

Court Whelan, Ph.D. March 13, 2017 0

The monarch butterfly migration is quite simply one of the most jaw-dropping spectacles on earth.  While one may initially think that the migration event is one dimensional (after all, it is just one species, right?),

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Monarch Butterflies are Making a Rebound

Monarch Butterflies are Making a Rebound

Court Whelan, Ph.D. May 20, 2016 4

Newsworthy, noteworthy, and utterly fascinating. Monarch butterflies routinely make the news—for good reason. The migration of the monarch butterfly is considered by scientists a unique phenomenon, and one of the largest animal migrations on

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Spotlight on Sustainability: What is the IGTOA?

Spotlight on Sustainability: What is the IGTOA?

Court Whelan, Ph.D. May 12, 2014 0

No, it’s not the name of a monster from one of those Godzilla movies, nor is it the name of a European shelving unit that you’d find at Ikea. IGTOA stands for the International

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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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Spotlight on Sustainability: Ecotourism Facts

Spotlight on Sustainability: Ecotourism Facts

Court Whelan, Ph.D. April 20, 2014 0

If you’ve read my other ecotourism posts here, you’re probably familiar with my emphatic stance on ecotourism’s potential in the conservation of environments and cultures.  But, I think it’s about time to break out

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