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Videos: The Sun Bear, “He Who Likes to Sit High”

Videos: The Sun Bear, “He Who Likes to Sit High”

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 6, 2018 0

It’s ironic that an animal whose name includes the word sun would be a creature of the night. But once darkness descends, the Malayan sun bear (Helarctos malayanus)—the smallest member of the bear family—lumbers

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Outdoor Industry Uses Its Power to Save Our Public Lands

Outdoor Industry Uses Its Power to Save Our Public Lands

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 23, 2018 2

In early December 2017, Patagonia—the outdoor clothing and gear company for silent sports—took a major stand. When Christmas shoppers looking for gifts visited the Patagonia website, they were met not by the usual ads

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Could Reintroducing Lynx to Great Britain Revive Ecotourism?

Could Reintroducing Lynx to Great Britain Revive Ecotourism?

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 3, 2017 5

It’s a story too often told. Once, a predator roamed wildlands and then was relentlessly hunted to extinction or to the brink of it. In the Lower 48, the histories of bison, gray wolves,

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On Land in Greenland: A Photo Essay

On Land in Greenland: A Photo Essay

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 12, 2017 1

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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