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Want a Creativity Boost? Take a Walk in Nature.

Want a Creativity Boost? Take a Walk in Nature.

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 16, 2018 7

There’s no doubt that today most adults and children spend more time indoors interacting with media and technology than participating in outdoor activities. Numerous studies have shown that spending time in nature is good

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Brewing Up a Cup of Coffee for Galapagos’ Giant Tortoises

Brewing Up a Cup of Coffee for Galapagos’ Giant Tortoises

WWF October 3, 2018 9

I met Reyna Oleas, owner of MonteMar on a misty Saturday morning off a dirt road nestled beneath stands of banana, guava and scalesia trees. It was early in the morning on Santa Cruz

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Esteeming Elephants: September 22 Is National Elephant Appreciation Day

Esteeming Elephants: September 22 Is National Elephant Appreciation Day

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 18, 2018 2

More than 1,500 “national” days have been declared, according to the National Day Calendar. For example, January 2 is National Cream Puff Day. March 4 is Marching Music Day. The first Saturday in May

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Balancing with the Bears of Katmai

Balancing with the Bears of Katmai

WWF September 12, 2018 0

Three commercial flights, a float plane, a two-hundred-ton marine vessel, and a raft; followed by a trek through swamps, rocky shorelines, and dense brush. This was my journey to the isolated wilderness of Alaska’s

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Seniors and the Outdoors

Seniors and the Outdoors

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 11, 2018 1

Nature deficit disorder in children has become widely known, thanks to author Richard Louv and his popular books, Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children from Nature Deficit Disorder, The Nature Principle and Vitamin

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Hidden Amazon

Hidden Amazon

WWF August 29, 2018 0

The Amazon is teeming with wildlife. While traveling with Natural Habitat Adventures, I had the chance to see so many charismatic species, including pink and gray river dolphins, seemingly endless bird species like kingfishers

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