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Adventure on the Cruise Ship “Splendor”—Really?

Adventure on the Cruise Ship “Splendor”—Really?

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 15, 2010 9

When the Carnival cruise ship Splendor was towed into the San Diego Harbor late last week after being stranded off the coast of Mexico by an engine fire, many news reporters and bloggers commented

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Video: Bhutan’s Tigers Do Live High

Video: Bhutan’s Tigers Do Live High

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 11, 2010 5

It started with some anecdotal stories from villagers. Although tigers were known to live in the Himalayan foothills of Bhutan, no one believed that they resided any higher up the mountain—until some rumors from

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Narwhals: Helping track climate change in the Arctic

Narwhals: Helping track climate change in the Arctic

Wendy Redal November 8, 2010 0

Learn how narwhals, the odd-looking Arctic whales with single, unicorn-like tusks, are furthering climate research efforts by helping oceanographers measure wintertime temperatures of the sea beneath the pack ice in Baffin Bay

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Travel Memories: Were We on the Same Trip?

Travel Memories: Were We on the Same Trip?

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 8, 2010 5

For eight years now, I’ve been traveling to various nature spots around the globe with a great group of folks. Thirteen of us met on a polar bear tour in 2002, and since then,

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Advanced Medicine: A Prescription for Adventure

Advanced Medicine: A Prescription for Adventure

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 1, 2010 8

You’ve probably got one in the bathroom, bedroom or basement or perhaps tucked away in a closet. It’s that piece of exercise equipment, such as a treadmill or foldable “home gym,” that you thought would be

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Wild New Wonders of the Amazon

Wild New Wonders of the Amazon

Wendy Redal November 1, 2010 1

Did you know a new species was found every 3 days in the Amazon rainforest in the past decade? The Amazon is the most biodiverse place on earth. Learn about some of the fascinating

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