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Video of the Week: One Minute with Kenya’s Extraordinary Elephants

Video of the Week: One Minute with Kenya’s Extraordinary Elephants

Emily Deemer January 30, 2015 0

Check out one of our newest wildlife videos, featuring amazing elephant footage from our Kenya safaris!  Most of these scenes were filmed by Court Whelan, Nat Hab’s Conservation Travel Specialist. Watch as these magnificent

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Travels in Greenland: A Photo Journal

Travels in Greenland: A Photo Journal

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 29, 2015 21

Of all the places I’ve traveled to, Greenland is the most complicated, I think. While there are commonalities with other spots in the world, Greenland always seems to put its own, special twist on

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Botswana: From Desert to Delta

Botswana: From Desert to Delta

WWF January 28, 2015 0

Rachel Kramer is a Program Officer for Wildlife Conservation and TRAFFIC, the wildlife trade monitoring network. A friend and I steal away from work and family every few years, to explore wild places and

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Should Nonnative Species Be Introduced as Biocontrols?

Should Nonnative Species Be Introduced as Biocontrols?

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 27, 2015 34

For decades now, climate change has been altering habitats and causing a major shift of ecosystems northward. Unable to adjust quickly enough, some cold-adapted species are being forced to relocate to higher latitudes as

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Nat Hab teams up with USA TODAY to bring you the “Best Place For Wildlife” Readers’ Choice Award!

Nat Hab teams up with USA TODAY to bring you the “Best Place For Wildlife” Readers’ Choice Award!

Emily Deemer January 26, 2015 0

Natural Habitat Adventures was recently invited by USA TODAY to sit on the Expert Panel for their latest 10Best Readers’ Choice Award, “Best Place for Wildlife.”  We were honored to be chosen as the

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Video of the Week: Timelapse of “The Wave” in Arizona

Video of the Week: Timelapse of “The Wave” in Arizona

Kendal Bower January 23, 2015 0

Filmed and produced by Gavin Heffernan and Harun Mehmedinovic in association with BBC Earth, Wavelight is a timelapse of The Wave, Arizona’s famed rock formation. Comprised of sandstone that hardened over time, the Wave

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Video: If Whales Swam Among Us, Would We Care More for Them?

Video: If Whales Swam Among Us, Would We Care More for Them?

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 22, 2015 2

Big, charismatic animals, such as polar bears and bison, are the ones that seem to grab our hearts—sometimes to the exclusion of other, well-deserving but smaller threatened species. At other times, especially when large

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A Rainbow of Marine Protected Areas

A Rainbow of Marine Protected Areas

Maddi Higgins January 21, 2015 0

Only 2.3% of the world’s oceans are protected. That’s why WWF works to create Marine Protected Areas (MPAs). An MPA is an area designated to protect marine ecosystems, processes, habitats and species as well

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