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Videos: Elk in Estes Park

Videos: Elk in Estes Park

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 7, 2012 9

Ah, summer. Time for weekend drives and family vacations. Tourist towns all over the country are gearing up for an influx of visitors. But for one city in Colorado, it’s the elk that will

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Does Adventure Today Mean Going Retro?

Does Adventure Today Mean Going Retro?

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 5, 2012 7

British explorer and Royal Navy officer Robert Falcon Scott reached the South Pole on January 17, 1912. A hundred years later, on January 17, 2012, in honor of this historic adventure, the National Geographic

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Starry Nights in Danger at Bryce Canyon National Park

Starry Nights in Danger at Bryce Canyon National Park

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 29, 2012 13

America’s national parks give us the rare opportunity to see a star-filled night sky, a window on nature that most of us who live anywhere near a town or developed area have probably never truly

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Watch for Ramped Up Aurora Activity This Week

Watch for Ramped Up Aurora Activity This Week

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 10, 2012 6

Right now, Earth is experiencing an amazing natural event—one you may not even have noticed if you haven’t been looking directly at the sun, as your mother wisely warned. A very large sunspot has

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Sea Ice: Losing in the Arctic, but Gaining in the Antarctic

Sea Ice: Losing in the Arctic, but Gaining in the Antarctic

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 8, 2012 7

Cute, adorable animals are often used to garner support for environmental causes in places that are remote. After all, it’s hard to have concern for an area that is at the opposite end of

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Happy Mother’s Day 2012, to Cheetahs, Gemsboks and You

Happy Mother’s Day 2012, to Cheetahs, Gemsboks and You

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 1, 2012 3

All animal mothers seem to share one common trait: a fierce desire to protect their young. In fact, sometimes that desire becomes a little too overbearing, and moms begin to cross the line into

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