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Traveling Small in the Big Outdoors

Traveling Small in the Big Outdoors

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 22, 2019 3

Being an inveterate introvert, I avoid large crowds—well, really, even groups of people numbering 15 or more—like the plague. Yet the places that call to me are some of the most jam-packed because they

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Realizations from a River in Alaska

Realizations from a River in Alaska

WWF December 5, 2018 0

I am in a river. IN a river. In Alaska at Brooks Falls, and I can’t go anywhere because a bear has plopped herself down 25 yards away from me, my group, and our

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Wildlife Photo of the Week: Brown Bear Mother & Cub

Wildlife Photo of the Week: Brown Bear Mother & Cub

Kendal Bower November 2, 2018 0

Every Friday, we choose our favorite photo of the week from our Wildlife Photo of the Day website. This week we chose bears in Katmai National Park. Photographer James Beedle was visiting Hallo Bay

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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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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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Help Protect Alaska’s Bears from the Pebble Mine!

Help Protect Alaska’s Bears from the Pebble Mine!

Nick Grossman June 18, 2018 1

It’s exactly the kind of wild natural scenery you envision when you picture “Alaska”—snow-capped peaks towering above a placid creek that gently winds its way through a verdant valley in the remote wilderness of

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