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More than Travel Guides, Maps Tell Nature’s Stories

More than Travel Guides, Maps Tell Nature’s Stories

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 8, 2019 1

Maps are far more than sets of instructions on how to get from Point A to Point B. They tell stories. And whether they’re digital or paper maps, the tales they spin range from

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New Year’s Day 2019: What Outdoor Place Misses You?

New Year’s Day 2019: What Outdoor Place Misses You?

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 1, 2019 5

My father never had the “urge for going,” as songwriter-singer Joni Mitchell calls it—the desire to travel. I place the blame for that fact squarely on the shoulders of World War II. As a

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Wildlife Photo of the Week: Weddell Seal

Wildlife Photo of the Week: Weddell Seal

Kendal Bower December 28, 2018 0

Every Friday, we choose our favorite photo of the week from our Wildlife Photo of the Day website. This week we chose a Weddell seal in Antarctica. Photographer Lisa Marun was photographing the wildlife

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Wildlife Photo of the Week: Jaguar in Brazil

Wildlife Photo of the Week: Jaguar in Brazil

Kendal Bower December 21, 2018 0

Every Friday, we choose our favorite photo of the week from our Wildlife Photo of the Day website. This week we selected a jaguar who just spotted a rival. Photographer Mark Gottlieb took this

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Video: Travelers, Tread Lightly—the Palau Giant’s Message

Video: Travelers, Tread Lightly—the Palau Giant’s Message

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 6, 2018 3

If you love to travel, you’ve probably collected a lot of stamps in several, worn-out passports. The one you received from the island nation of Palau, however, may be the most extraordinary: Children of

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Realizations from a River in Alaska

Realizations from a River in Alaska

WWF December 5, 2018 0

I am in a river. IN a river. In Alaska at Brooks Falls, and I can’t go anywhere because a bear has plopped herself down 25 yards away from me, my group, and our

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