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Places, Good and Bad

Places, Good and Bad

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 26, 2011 2

We humans seem to have a great need to anthropomorphize; that is, we tend to want to ascribe human characteristics to inanimate objects, nonhuman animals and natural phenomena, such as the wind, rain or

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What Whales Contemplate

What Whales Contemplate

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 19, 2011 5

Seems there’s a rising singing sensation who’s getting a lot of press lately. He hails from Australia. Well, actually, from off the coast of Australia—way off. From beneath the ocean. He’s a humpback whale.

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Video: Beluga Bath Time

Video: Beluga Bath Time

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 14, 2011 2

Stunningly white in a blue sea, beluga whales are ethereally beautiful creatures when spotted in their natural habitats. Not only are they a treat for the eyes, but hearing them is something you’ll never

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Adventure: A Sales Opportunity?

Adventure: A Sales Opportunity?

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 12, 2011 4

I’ll admit it: I’m a vampire-story junkie. Ever since I read Anne Rice’s 1976 novel Interview with a Vampire, I’ve been thirsting—shall we say—for more. So, you can see why I was “sucked in”

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Natural Disasters: An Eco-Tourism Tool?

Natural Disasters: An Eco-Tourism Tool?

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 5, 2011 4

In 1951, Kirk Douglas starred in a B movie titled The Big Carnival (originally released as Ace in the Hole). I saw it as a kid, many years later, when the trend was to

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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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