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Video: Glacier Ice Is the Most Beautiful Blue in Nature

Video: Glacier Ice Is the Most Beautiful Blue in Nature

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 15, 2018 1

There’s something about the blue color of glacier ice that leaves a lasting impression. It may be because glacier-blue is a hue that can’t be duplicated anywhere else or by any other means. I

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Emoji: the New Language of Adventure and Travel Writing?

Emoji: the New Language of Adventure and Travel Writing?

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 13, 2018 0

In case you can’t read the sentence in the image above, I’ll translate it for you: “I love the snows of Antarctica and the glaciers of Greenland. And so, my adventures in ice began.”

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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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Video: Yellowstone Bear Bathtub

Video: Yellowstone Bear Bathtub

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 1, 2018 1

It seems that the snow monkeys of Japan aren’t the only animals that seek out baths. In 2016, National Geographic set up some camera traps at the “bear bathtub,” a natural swimming hole in

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Eastern Cougars Declared Extinct. Will It Help Reintroduction Efforts?

Eastern Cougars Declared Extinct. Will It Help Reintroduction Efforts?

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 30, 2018 6

Eastern cougars (Puma concolor couguar) were officially declared extinct last week, on January 22, 2018. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) has now removed them from the Endangered Species list, where they had been

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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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