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Ancient Traditions and Modern Tech at Work in Russian Mission, Alaska

Side-splitting laughter with the Elders and enthusiastic sessions with the school kids make the team’s trip to Russian Mission, Alaska unforgettable.

Planetwalk 2013: Our Last Day Walking

Our last day walking, and the weather was a glorious performance of sun and gentle warm breezes, passing with us over the Indiana countryside and through the Amish communities and farms.

Voices of Planetwalk 2013: Liberation, Inspiration, and Really, Really, Tired Feet

National Geographic Explorer John Francis is currently leading an undergraduate group on a “Planetwalk” through rural U.S. states. Meanwhile his longtime collaborator Jon Waterhouse is on a somewhat similar mission in Alaska. Follow them both here on Explorers Journal. By Planetwalker Alexandra Branscombe Reaching the Ohio-Indiana border was like finishing a marathon, so naturally, Planetwalkers have…

Healing Journey 2013: Tribes and Schools Cleaning Up Alaska

On each “Healing Journey” Expedition, Jon Waterhouse uses travel along rivers, recording traditional knowledge from local people, and detailed scientific readings of water conditions and quality using cutting-edge technology. In March and April Jon and team are traveling from St. Mary’s, Alaska along the Yukon River by aircraft and snowmachine. Meanwhile his long-time collaborator John…

Voices of Planetwalk 2013: My Day of Silence

National Geographic Explorer John Francis is currently leading an undergraduate group on a “Planetwalk” through rural U.S. states. Meanwhile his longtime collaborator Jon Waterhouse is on a somewhat similar mission in Alaska. Follow them both here on Explorers Journal. There may have been Robins in the yard, but snow was in the forecast. An early spring…

The Voices of Planetwalk 2013

What about John Francis’ environmental mission could inspire college students to spend spring break walking through the snowy streets of Ohio?

Planetwalk 2013: On Foot Through Indiana and Ohio

John Francis is currently leading an undergraduate group on a “Planetwalk” through rural U.S. states. Follow along as they tackle the country one step at a time and share their thoughts and lessons along the way.

Planetwalk and Healing Journey Begin Twin Voyages

Stopping to smell the roses is good. Going to smell the roses might just be even better. Follow along as two NG Explorers embark on similar journeys, thousands of miles apart, to get closer to the world around us.

Healing Journey 2013: Science and Culture Along the Yukon

Follow along as Jon Waterhouse leads a “Healing Journey” from St. Mary’s, Alaska along the Yukon River by plane and snowmachine to study the river, snow, and ice, and celebrate indigenous cultures and traditions along the way.