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Roar: The Deep Blue Sea

Roar: The Deep Blue Sea

| October 3, 2011 | 4 Comments

Plastic pollution in the ocean is infiltrating the food chain and that scares Anna Cummins, co-founder of the 5 Gyres Institute, to death—or at least into action

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Eat Right. Move More.

Eat Right. Move More.

| July 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

Marine biologist Nancy Caruso Nancy Caruso would travel across the country. She is journeying from Pittsburgh to Oregon—by boat—to inspire Americans to “eat right and move more.”

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Racing For All The Right Reasons

Racing For All The Right Reasons

| June 20, 2011 | 0 Comments

Imagine mountain biking up a steep ascent and reaching the top only to continue with white-water rafting, running, zip lining, climbing, and rappelling. Now imagine doing all of this with one leg. Or blind. Or paralyzed. Welcome to the 2011 Adventure TEAM Challenge, a race among teams of five that each have at least two disabled members.

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Standing Up for Something

Standing Up for Something

| May 24, 2011 | 0 Comments

World champion paddler Jenny Kalmbach is raising awareness about an invisible – but detrimental – problem in our oceans.

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I’m proof that travel broadens the mind

I’m proof that travel broadens the mind

| May 24, 2011 | 0 Comments

Is your story proof of something unexpected or inspirational? Submit your adventure tales and photos to us at edit@staff.womensadventuremagazine.com and we might feature you in this department in an upcoming issue.

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Meet Chrissy Huszczo

Meet Chrissy Huszczo

| May 24, 2011 | 1 Comment

Still buzzing from a study abroad program in college, Chrissy Huszczo quickly found working in a cubicle constricting, so she quit her job in Los Angeles for something more hands-on—teaching English overseas.

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Is the Tourist Footprint Ever a Good One?

Is the Tourist Footprint Ever a Good One?

| May 23, 2011 | 1 Comment

We’re drawn to off-the-beaten path locations because they’re remote and unspoiled—but is our presence there ruining them?

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Sustainable small homes

Sustainable small homes

| December 20, 2010 | 0 Comments

First utilized by relief and aid missions around the world to house workers or refugees, self-contained modular homes that can be partially or even fully fabricated in advance are now all the rage among green architects and those committed to more sustainable living.

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What on Earth is global dimming?

What on Earth is global dimming?

| November 15, 2010 | 0 Comments

I’ve heard of global warming, of course, but what on Earth is “global dimming?”

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