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Finding the Sound of Silence in Glacier Bay National Park

Finding the Sound of Silence in Glacier Bay National Park

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 2, 2016 6

The quietest place you may ever experience is next to a little pond off the Forest Trail in Glacier Bay National Park in Alaska. Hiking there just a couple of weeks ago, I found myself

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Video: Piper, the Airport Runway Dog

Video: Piper, the Airport Runway Dog

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 26, 2016 1

For travelers, wildlife strikes to airplanes are no laughing matter. According to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the number of wildlife strikes to civil aircraft annually has increased 7.4-fold: from 1,851 in 1990 to

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Five Live Critter Cams for Summer Viewing

Five Live Critter Cams for Summer Viewing

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 12, 2016 0

We just passed the unofficial middle of summer, July 4. With that marker comes a usual complaint: there’s nothing to watch on TV. But now that most regular programs are on hiatus, I’ve found

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Video: A Traveler’s Crafty Revenge on Loud Cell Phone Users

Video: A Traveler’s Crafty Revenge on Loud Cell Phone Users

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 7, 2016 0

Lately, it seems as if we’re encountering more and more bad behavior when we travel. And one of the most annoying habits people engage in that we’ve all had to endure at one time

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Dead Bees on Washington: Does the Environmental “Now” Ever Come?

Dead Bees on Washington: Does the Environmental “Now” Ever Come?

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 5, 2016 7

Just two weeks ago, June 20-26, 2016, we celebrated the annual National Pollinator Week—or you may have observed it if you knew it was National Pollinator Week. Most likely, you didn’t. Some beekeepers would

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Family Politics: Ranking Climate Change

Family Politics: Ranking Climate Change

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 28, 2016 0

My sister and I, like most sisters, share a lot in common. But we don’t always see eye to eye when it comes to politics. Yesterday, she told me that in this election year,

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