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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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Video: Using Drone Photography to Protect the Arctic

Video: Using Drone Photography to Protect the Arctic

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 20, 2018 3

Growing up in the Arctic regions of Canada made a lasting impression on National Geographic Young Explorer Nansen Weber. When he wasn’t out guiding guests who visited his parents remote lodge on the otherwise

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Scotland Doctors Are Now Officially Prescribing Nature

Scotland Doctors Are Now Officially Prescribing Nature

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 4, 2018 8

Decades of research have proven that nature is good for us, whether we’re children or in our senior years. From attention deficit disorder to anxiety, and from high blood pressure to depression—and even from

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Video: The Mysterious Machu Picchu in High Definition

Video: The Mysterious Machu Picchu in High Definition

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 8, 2018 2

Encircled in mists and surrounded by emerald, forested slopes, the long-ago Inca city of Machu Picchu in Peru wears an even heavier cloak of mystery. Although this World Heritage site, built on a mountaintop

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Audio Tale: Wolf Encounter in Glacier Bay National Park

Audio Tale: Wolf Encounter in Glacier Bay National Park

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 27, 2018 1

One summer morning, while camping on an island far off the beaten path in Glacier Bay National Park in Alaska, naturalist Richard Nelson and a friend set off in kayaks and paddled toward the

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