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Beyond Sustainable

Beyond Sustainable

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 27, 2011 4

As someone committed to going on nature adventures, you most likely try to make the least negative impact on the world that you possibly can when you travel. You choose carbon-neutral companies, try to

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Best Way to Protect Our Public Lands? Enjoy Them!

Best Way to Protect Our Public Lands? Enjoy Them!

Wendy Redal September 20, 2011 0

When our shared natural treasures--our public lands--are under threat, the best political action may be encouraging your fellow citizens to spend more time there. Best of all, it will hardly costs a thing!

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2011: The International Year of Forests

2011: The International Year of Forests

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 15, 2011 3

Guardians of our climate and protectors of our health, trees first appeared on Earth more 380 million years ago. Our planet’s forests store more carbon than is contained in the Earth’s entire atmosphere, and

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What Makes a Species “Native”?

What Makes a Species “Native”?

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 6, 2011 4

Denali National Park and Preserve, established in 1917 as Mount McKinley National Park, is known the world over for its stunning scenery, wild and remote frontier regions, and Denali—at 20,320 feet, the highest point

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New monkey species discovered in Amazon

New monkey species discovered in Amazon

Wendy Redal August 30, 2011 0

Scientists have discovered a new species of monkey on an expedition into an unexplored part of the Brazilian Amazon. The monkey is a new species of titi, or Callicebus, monkey, and features different colored

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Yosemite to Cut Trees for Better Views

Yosemite to Cut Trees for Better Views

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 23, 2011 8

“These darn trees are getting in the way of my view of nature,” joked one of my guides on a trip to British Columbia a few years back. We had stopped during a hike

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