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There is Life in the Ice, and It’s Got a Message about Climate Change

There is Life in the Ice, and It’s Got a Message about Climate Change

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 9, 2018 1

Scientists have long considered polar ice to be an extreme environment; a sterile place within which nothing can survive. But new evidence shows that there are living bacteria in Arctic and Antarctic ice and

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An Unbearable Mine

An Unbearable Mine

WWF September 26, 2018 0

Gold  and  copper  may  hold  lucrative  prospects for some investors,  but  mining doesn’t  pay  out  for  Alaska’s  Bristol  Bay.  The  proposed  open  pit  Pebble  Mine near  Katmai  National  Park  would  rob  salmon,  bears  and 

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Esteeming Elephants: September 22 Is National Elephant Appreciation Day

Esteeming Elephants: September 22 Is National Elephant Appreciation Day

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 18, 2018 2

More than 1,500 “national” days have been declared, according to the National Day Calendar. For example, January 2 is National Cream Puff Day. March 4 is Marching Music Day. The first Saturday in May

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Balancing with the Bears of Katmai

Balancing with the Bears of Katmai

WWF September 12, 2018 0

Three commercial flights, a float plane, a two-hundred-ton marine vessel, and a raft; followed by a trek through swamps, rocky shorelines, and dense brush. This was my journey to the isolated wilderness of Alaska’s

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Conservation Inspiration in Belize

Conservation Inspiration in Belize

WWF August 22, 2018 0

After landing in Belize City, which was bustling with travelers coming and going, we took a short flight over a beautiful dense forest as the rich blue ocean faded in the distance.  Our journey

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Time, Space, and Wonder in the Galapagos

Time, Space, and Wonder in the Galapagos

WWF August 15, 2018 0

On the roof deck of our yacht, the Letty, this urbanite views the stars in their full brilliance for the first time in a year. As I lay there, space and time conflate –

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