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Botswana’s Okavango Delta: The Beating Heart of KAZA

Botswana’s Okavango Delta: The Beating Heart of KAZA

WWF February 28, 2018 0

Our Cessna was 5 minutes north of Maun, Botswana, when the landscape changed dramatically. Gone was the dry savanna scrub that had defined the Kalahari and so much of Botswana. In its place were

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No More Wild Horses

No More Wild Horses

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 27, 2018 0

Whenever I hear that a little piece of the wild has slipped away forever, it saddens me. And another small bit of it vanished recently. Or you could say, perhaps more accurately, that we

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Traveler Stories: An Amazingly Awesome Adventure in Greenland

Traveler Stories: An Amazingly Awesome Adventure in Greenland

Natural Habitat Adventures February 26, 2018 0

“This was our fifth trip with Nat Hab. The first one was amazingly awesome and each one has gotten even better. THANK YOU, Nat Hab!!!!!!!” – Tom and Lindsay Bell  | Discover Greenland: The

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A Change of Perspective

A Change of Perspective

Natural Habitat Adventures February 24, 2018 0

We talk about it at the office regularly: polar bears are an umbrella species that needs ice to survive. I’ve talked about it, I’ve studied it, I’m confident I know what it all means.

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Wildlife Photo of the Week: Cubs Stare Down Prey

Wildlife Photo of the Week: Cubs Stare Down Prey

Kendal Bower February 23, 2018 0

Every Friday, we choose our favorite photo of the week from our Wildlife Photo of the Day website. This week we chose lion cubs in Okavango National Park, Botswana. Photographer Don Ellingsen watched a pride

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Meeting Maasai in Tanzania

Meeting Maasai in Tanzania

Natural Habitat Adventures February 22, 2018 0

I recently had the privilege of traveling to Tanzania with my wife and teenage daughter, and while we had so many highlights, the one we all agree was truly special happened on our second

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Five Highlights from Costa Rica

Five Highlights from Costa Rica

WWF February 21, 2018 0

Jonathan Cass, Manager of Peer to Peer Funding at WWF, joined a group of travelers on the Natural Jewels of Costa Rica trip. Here are the five biggest highlights from his nature escape to Costa Rica.

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Saiga Antelope Now Victims of Climate Change

Saiga Antelope Now Victims of Climate Change

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 20, 2018 0

In 2015, on the steppes of Kazakhstan, at the crossroads of Asia and Europe, more than 200,000 critically endangered saiga antelope suddenly died in a span of just three weeks. In less than a

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