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On Land in Greenland: A Photo Essay

On Land in Greenland: A Photo Essay

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 12, 2017 0

Because Greenland is the largest island in the world, it makes sense that many people’s travels there are boat-based, as mine were four years ago. There is little infrastructure: roads are rare, and places

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Where We’ve Been, Where We’re Going: Matt Erke

Where We’ve Been, Where We’re Going: Matt Erke

WWF June 21, 2017 0

Matt Erke serves as an Program Officer for WWF’s Forest Program. Matt tells about how travel opened his eyes to the incredible beauty and power of nature. 1. How did you catch the travel bug?

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Can National Parks Survive Our Behavior for Another Century?

Can National Parks Survive Our Behavior for Another Century?

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 15, 2016 4

This was a banner year for our national parks. In 2016, we celebrated 100 years of America’s “best idea,” to quote environmentalist and nature writer Wallace Stegner. Many of us flocked to our national

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Peril to Our Public Lands: Privatization

Peril to Our Public Lands: Privatization

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 23, 2016 3

This week, on Thursday, August 25, the National Park Service will celebrate its centennial. This year has been filled with campaigns and events to commemorate our shared and cherished public lands. But underneath all

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Finding the Sound of Silence in Glacier Bay National Park

Finding the Sound of Silence in Glacier Bay National Park

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 2, 2016 6

The quietest place you may ever experience is next to a little pond off the Forest Trail in Glacier Bay National Park in Alaska. Hiking there just a couple of weeks ago, I found myself

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Father’s Day 2016: My Dad Always Said, “Leave a Place Better than You Found It”

Father’s Day 2016: My Dad Always Said, “Leave a Place Better than You Found It”

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 9, 2016 2

Father’s Day is June 19 this year; and although my father is no longer with us, every year on this special day I reflect on some of the many things he taught and told me.

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