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Spirit Bear Videos: A Look into Lives of Peace and Harmony

Spirit Bear Videos: A Look into Lives of Peace and Harmony

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 12, 2018 0

According to legend, Raven went among the black bears and promised that every 10th bear cub would be born white as a reminder of the time when the world was pure and clean and

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Learning the Art of Slow Travel: Sunbathing in Greenland

Learning the Art of Slow Travel: Sunbathing in Greenland

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 10, 2018 0

On a big rock above a crystal-blue and iceberg-filled bay in wild East Greenland, I realized that travel sometimes can mean not moving at all. For several days on my Natural Habitat Adventures group

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Videos: I Suck; You Probably Do, Too

Videos: I Suck; You Probably Do, Too

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 29, 2018 1

Plastics were originally invented to save animals. Let that fact sink in for a moment because it’s sadly ironic. Today, plastic plays a large part in killing them. It seems to have all started

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New Zealand Builds Gyms for “Problem” Birds

New Zealand Builds Gyms for “Problem” Birds

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 27, 2018 3

In the United States, it often seems, there is only one method for dealing with “problem” animals. Whether it’s Canada geese, grizzly bears or wolves, our first impulse is to eradicate them. That’s not

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Plastic Straws Sent Packing from Scotland and Seattle

Plastic Straws Sent Packing from Scotland and Seattle

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 20, 2018 8

There’s a famous, one-word line in the 1967 movie The Graduate, when a well-meaning man advises a young college student, played by actor Dustin Hoffman, to think about the direction of his future. “Plastics,”

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Video: Oceans and Plastics Pollution

Video: Oceans and Plastics Pollution

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 15, 2018 3

Our oceans are sometimes referred to as our planet’s forgotten lungs. While forests—which usually get the credit for being the world’s “breathing” apparatus—do help maintain the balance of oxygen and carbon dioxide in our

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