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The North Face: The Explorer

ARLO HEMPHILL for I AM WILDERNESS | 4 February 2014 The North Face, one of the world's premier outdoor gear and clothing brands, has nailed the essence of wilderness exploration...

Fiery-Red Coral Species Discovered in Peruvian Pacific

  Fiery-Red Coral Species Discovered in the Peruvian Pacific, Smithsonian Reports SMITHSONIAN TROPICAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE | 3 February 2014 A new coral species, Psammogorgia hookeri, has been collected by SCUBA divers from rocky...

Deep-diving sub Alvin cleared to return to service

  NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION | 24 January 2014 Navy certification is final step in Alvin upgrade project After a three-year overhaul and major upgrade, the United States' deepest-diving research submersible, Alvin, has...

New sea anemone species discovered in Antarctica

During a routine test of an underwater robot, NSF scientists from University of Nebraska-Lincoln made a startling discovery...an entirely new species of sea anemone living inside the ice. Credit:...

Adventure science on American Prairie Reserve

ADVENTURERS AND SCIENTISTS FOR CONSERVATION | 20 November 2013 LANDMARK seeks adventure scientists for survey crew members The steppes of Kazakhstan, Mongolia, Patagonia and the Northern Great Plains of America are the...

Greg Asner: Ecology from the air

TED | Filmed Jun 2013 • Posted Nov 2013 • TEDGlobal 2013 • Posted on I am Wilderness 19 November 2013 What are our forests really made of? From the...

Uncontacted Amazon Tribe: First aerial footage

SURVIVAL INTERNATIONAL | 8 February 2011, posted to I am Wilderness 19 November 2013 For the first time, extraordinary aerial footage of one of the world's last uncontacted tribes has...
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Antarctic volcano discovered smoldering under ice

  Volcano discovered smoldering under a kilometer of ice in West Antarctica DIANA LUTZ of WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY IN ST LOUIS | 17 November 2013 Its heat may increase the rate of ice...

Submarine canyons a source of biodiversity

Submarine canyons a source of marine invertebrate diversity, abundance UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI'I MÃNOA | 26 August 2013 Submarine canyons play an important role in maintaining high levels of biodiversity of small...

Life in the abyss

RACHEL PAWLITZ on USGS | 24 May 2013, 8:51 A.M. It was the broad extent of mussels covering the seafloor that immediately struck scientists as remarkable. A bright orange crab...

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