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“Geography of Hope”: The Wilderness Act Turns 50 in 2014

“Geography of Hope”: The Wilderness Act Turns 50 in 2014

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 6, 2012 5

Today, November 6, 2012, is Election Day in the United States. This is the day when the American people decide who will become their next president. It also denotes the end of ubiquitous, annoying

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Video: Dancing the River Back in Australia

Video: Dancing the River Back in Australia

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 25, 2012 7

Our landscapes have a practical element that can’t be denied. They respond to and reflect back the physical forces of nature—drought, storms and temperatures certainly all have their impact on the health of the

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UNESCO World Heritage 40th Anniversary: Has It Helped Preserve Our Most Treasured Places?

UNESCO World Heritage 40th Anniversary: Has It Helped Preserve Our Most Treasured Places?

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 11, 2012 6

On your bucket list of travel destinations, there are probably several United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage Sites: the Ngorongoro Crater in Tanzania, Machu Picchu in Peru, or the fjords,

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Are State and National Parks Going Extinct?

Are State and National Parks Going Extinct?

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 4, 2012 18

As wildlife seekers and nature enthusiasts, we tend to rank state and national parks high on our lists of favorite travel destinations. And with 6,624 state parks (the term state parks also includes designations such

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Has Nature Disappeared from Children’s Books?

Has Nature Disappeared from Children’s Books?

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 21, 2012 29

I used to think that some of the world’s best nature and travel books could be found in the children’s section of my local bookstore. On those dedicated shelves were tales of exotic islands

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The Jewel and the Keystone of India’s Kanha National Park

The Jewel and the Keystone of India’s Kanha National Park

Lisa Poppleton August 9, 2012 1

Certain national parks are particularly renowned for their animal denizens.  Last week, I was in Grand Teton and Yellowstone, where bison, moose, elk, and osprey were roadside attractions.  Invisible, at least on this trip,

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