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Boas Madsen – Greenland’s Inuit Ice Master | Olaf’s Corner

Boas Madsen – Greenland’s Inuit Ice Master | Olaf’s Corner

Olaf Malver May 18, 2015 0

Olaf Malver, Chief Exploratory Officer of Natural Habitat Adventures, has traveled with some incredible characters while pioneering paddling routes in remote East Greenland, but Boas Madsen was particularly special. Read on to find out

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Why Guiding? | Olaf’s Corner

Why Guiding? | Olaf’s Corner

Olaf Malver May 16, 2015 0

You might wonder why our Natural Habitat Expeditions guides have led trips for years, breaking trails in new hiking destinations, paddling unknown shores, and scaling unclimbed peaks in crazy locations. Well – I think

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Wildlife Photo of the Week: Lemur of Madagascar

Wildlife Photo of the Week: Lemur of Madagascar

Kendal Bower May 15, 2015 0

Every Friday we choose our favorite photo of the week from our new Wildlife Photo of the Day website. This week we chose this brown lemur in Madagascar. Photographer Caroline Gilmore captured this photo while on

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Video: Water’s Staying Power

Video: Water’s Staying Power

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 14, 2015 9

Water has been in the news this week: especially regarding how we’ll deal with insufficient quantities of it where we need it most—water is heavy and costly to transport—in a world that continues to

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Moving Water: Solution for Climate-Change-Caused Droughts?

Moving Water: Solution for Climate-Change-Caused Droughts?

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 12, 2015 21

It’s been raining for the better part of two weeks where I live in Wisconsin. I don’t think I’ve ever seen the grass so decked out in neon green. It’s a sharp contrast to

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Wildlife Photo of the Week: Brown Bear Cub

Wildlife Photo of the Week: Brown Bear Cub

Kendal Bower May 8, 2015 0

Every Friday we choose our favorite photo of the week from our new Wildlife Photo of the Day website. This week we chose this brown bear cub in Alaska. Photographer Chris Sherman captured this photo

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Nature Travel: The Health Benefits of Awe and Anticipation

Nature Travel: The Health Benefits of Awe and Anticipation

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 7, 2015 21

The first time you see a lion on the great plains of Africa, it fills you with wonder. While watching a grizzly bear catch salmon at Brooks Falls in Alaska, you can’t help but

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Mother’s Day Quiz: Which Animal Mother Are You?

Mother’s Day Quiz: Which Animal Mother Are You?

Emily Deemer May 5, 2015 0

Natural Habitat Adventures and World Wildlife Fund have teamed up to bring you another fun personality quiz, this time for Mother’s Day! Take the quiz to find out your inner-animal mothering style, and don’t

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