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Video: The New Zealand Wilds

Video: The New Zealand Wilds

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 16, 2018 0

New Zealand has always seemed to me to have a wild heart. Despite all of its domestic sheep and introduced birds and plants from Europe, it is still predominantly a place of beguiling beaches,

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How Do You Define “Nature”? Probably with a Story.

How Do You Define “Nature”? Probably with a Story.

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 7, 2018 1

Ask any avid nature traveler how he or she first began to make a lifelong attachment to the outdoors, the natural world or a particular species of wildlife, and you’ll get as many anecdotes

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“The Lorax”: Prophetic Warning or Poor Forest Management?

“The Lorax”: Prophetic Warning or Poor Forest Management?

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 31, 2018 8

“Way back in the days when the grass was still green and the pond was still wet and the clouds were still clean … .” So starts the tale the “Once-ler” tells in the

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The Superpower of Nature Travel

The Superpower of Nature Travel

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 24, 2018 2

There’s no doubt that spending time in nature has restorative benefits. From forest bathing to simply looking at the ocean, nature’s healing powers are well documented. In recent years, however, research is also showing

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Video: The Pull and Pulse of Patagonia

Video: The Pull and Pulse of Patagonia

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 5, 2018 6

Patagonia is one of those places that pulls on your heart as it slowly seeps into your veins. For me, it is achingly desolate, solitary and beautiful in its aloneness. It is a place

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Cuteness Overload: A Scotland Puffins Photo Essay

Cuteness Overload: A Scotland Puffins Photo Essay

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 3, 2018 4

Every time I see a puffin, the same thought comes to mind: They’re not real, right? They’re too impossibly cute. For me and for everyone else on the planet, I bet, they seem just

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