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Great Migrations—from Small Creatures

Great Migrations—from Small Creatures

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 10, 2011 4

If you dread overseas flights because you always land intolerably tired and exceedingly hungry, I have some facts that might help you put such ordeals into perspective. It was recently discovered that a female

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What’s Your Canoe?

What’s Your Canoe?

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 20, 2010 5

Upon meeting someone new, we usually try to find out two salient facts about the person within the first 30 seconds of being introduced: his or her name and what he or she does

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Reading the Empty and Open Places

Reading the Empty and Open Places

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 23, 2010 4

The long waits now common at airports do have one advantage: they give us a chance to catch up on our reading while getting to and coming back from our travel destinations. Anticipating such

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Biodiversity, By Design

Biodiversity, By Design

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 30, 2010 19

We humans have drained half the world’s wetlands and fully exploited or overexploited 75 percent of its fishing grounds. There are other sobering statistics our behavior has caused: every day, 130 species of plants

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Six Wondrous Places to Watch Whales

Six Wondrous Places to Watch Whales

Wendy Redal May 27, 2010 6

One of the most amazing migrations on earth is taking place right now, as 20,000 gray whales make their way along the Pacific Coast of North America from Baja to their summer feeding grounds

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Why We Travel

Why We Travel

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 3, 2009 9

Ask anyone who travels why he or she does it, and you’ll get answers that usually revolve around the theme of seeing something new or experiencing something different. I think I travel for the

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