Causes and effects of pollution on the Polar regions

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The planet is warming up – since 1906, the average surface temperature has risen by almost 0.9°C. In the sensitive Polar regions this number is even greater, with average temperatures reaching up to 4°C higher than those recorded 50 years ago. However, today scientists prefer to use the term ‘climate […]

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5 reasons outdoor yoga benefits the body and mind

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Outdoor yoga can enhance your practice in a whole new way. Nature connects us to our roots; our relationship to the earth, the grass, the trees, and the ocean plays an important role in our evolution. For example, a recent study found that the naturally occurring patterns in organic forms […]

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Where to go on whale watching tours in Patagonia

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Patagonia has an abundance of wildlife. From guanacos to armadillos, the region is home to a whole host of fascinating animals. However, Patagonia’s array of amazing wildlife isn’t just on land – there is a wealth of incredible marine life for you to discover. For instance, Patagonia is one of […]

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How to pick out the right fishing backpack

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Fishing vacations are relaxing and restorative – but sometimes packing can be a bit of a challenge. With so much gear to prepare before you set out, organizing everything you need into a bag can take some planning. After all, you don’t want live bait getting in with your snacks! […]

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The best camera for wildlife photography: Our top 3 picks

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Choosing the best camera for wildlife photography can be an overwhelming experience. After all, the camera body is just one aspect of the process – after that, you need to think about frame sizes, lenses, autofocus capabilities, burst settings, bags, tripods, memory cards…the list goes on. However, the process needn’t […]

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10 fun facts about coral reefs

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Coral reefs are some of the most diverse ecosystems on the planet. Contrary to what many people assume, coral aren’t plants – they’re animals. A coral reef is composed of thousands of soft-bodied animals called coral polyps that collect layers of calcium carbonate over time. These environments attract a multitude […]

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How climatic factors affect glacier recession

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Over the past decade, scientists have observed that many of the world’s glaciers have begun to recede dramatically. Now, experts agree that it is as a result of man-made global warming, as opposed to climatic factors. Whereas previously skeptics suggested that volcanic activity and solar variation could contribute to glacial […]

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