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Video: Walrus Beach

Video: Walrus Beach

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 31, 2011 0

With Arctic sea ice at the third lowest level in recorded history, it’s not only polar bears that are facing climate change challenges. Tens of thousands of walruses are coming ashore in northwest Alaska,

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Saving Places Never Seen

Saving Places Never Seen

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 29, 2011 2

I still vividly recall the dream, even though I couldn’t have been more than six or seven years old when I had it. I was flying, low—without a plane, mind you—over Alaska. I soared

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The Problem with Being Popular

The Problem with Being Popular

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 22, 2011 4

Like all traipsers through woods and walkers of rivers, I have a few, favorite “secret places.” I could go on and on about their beauty, about what makes them so different from any other

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Video: When a Leopard Seal Serves You Lunch

Video: When a Leopard Seal Serves You Lunch

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 17, 2011 3

When National Geographic photographer Paul Nicklen jumped in the waters off Antarctica to photograph a leopard seal, he never expected her to play the perfect host—and offer him a snack. The huge seal began

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The Open End of Adventure

The Open End of Adventure

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 15, 2011 3

When Amelia Earhart and her navigator, Fred Noonan, stepped into her twin-engine plane in Miami on June 1, 1937, they were embarking on an adventure of a grand sort. The two hoped to fly

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Blaming Animals for Our Bad Behavior

Blaming Animals for Our Bad Behavior

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 8, 2011 12

There are many Native American stories regarding the stunning red, orange and white hoodoos in Utah’s Bryce Canyon National Park. The Paiute Indians call the park Unka-timpe-wa-wince-pockich—which means “red rocks standing like men in

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