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Young People Have Less Money Than Ever Before, So Why Are They Traveling More?

Young People Have Less Money Than Ever Before, So Why Are They Traveling More?

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 15, 2014 3

The ages of some of my fellow travelers on a recent trip to Antarctica surprised me. A stay on a ship that takes you to the more remote regions of the world typically isn’t

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Video of the Week: Arctic Footage Filmed by a Polar Bear!

Video of the Week: Arctic Footage Filmed by a Polar Bear!

Chris Miller June 20, 2014 0

The U.S. Geological Survey has released a clip of the first video shot from the neck of a polar bear on Arctic sea ice. In April, scientists led by research biologist Anthony Pagano placed cameras on

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Video of the Week: Unbelievably Close to Grizzlies in Alaska

Video of the Week: Unbelievably Close to Grizzlies in Alaska

Emily Deemer May 9, 2014 0

Have you heard how close our groups get to the grizzly bears on our Coastal Alaska Grizzly trips? Within mere feet!  And it’s not from the window of a safari vehicle, it’s on foot. 

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What Arctic and Tropical Waters Have in Common

What Arctic and Tropical Waters Have in Common

Court Whelan 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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California Is the First State to Ban Lead Ammunition: Should All States Follow Suit?

California Is the First State to Ban Lead Ammunition: Should All States Follow Suit?

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 18, 2014 25

Kudos to California. Last October, it became the first state to ban lead ammunition for all types of hunting. The ban will benefit the state’s namesake condors, which nearly went extinct. In 1982, only

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Ten Interesting Facts about Glaciers

Ten Interesting Facts about Glaciers

Elissa Poma February 16, 2014 0

Glaciers creep their way across vast regions, spreading their hefty mass of hundreds of years of compacted snow and ice all swaths of land standing in their way.  Some glaciers appear dusty and rocky

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