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Wilderness: Lost and Found

Wilderness: Lost and Found

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 29, 2019 5

Today, little more than 20 percent of the world can still be considered “wilderness.” That’s not a lot, especially when you weigh the benefits that those few designated areas provide. In the last two

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Fifteen Fascinating Facts About Lemurs

Fifteen Fascinating Facts About Lemurs

Emily Goodheart Kautz January 28, 2019 0

1. Lemurs are only found on the island of Madagascar, located about 250 miles off the coast of Africa, and the Comoro Islands, a volcanic archipelago just to the northwest. 2. Lemurs rafted to

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Wildlife Photo of the Week: Cross Connection

Wildlife Photo of the Week: Cross Connection

Kendal Bower January 25, 2019 0

Every Friday, we choose our favorite photo of the week from our Wildlife Photo of the Day website. This week we selected a bee-eater duo. Photographer Sourav Mookherjee captured these green bee-eaters sitting together

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Great News for the Galapagos: Land Iguana Brought Back from Extinction on Santiago

Great News for the Galapagos: Land Iguana Brought Back from Extinction on Santiago

Emily Goodheart Kautz January 24, 2019 0

The new year rang in a landmark win for conservation in the Galapagos as land iguanas were reintroduced to Santiago Island for the first time in 184 years. One of the last people to

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Nat Hab Gifts 85 Electric Bikes to Employees

Nat Hab Gifts 85 Electric Bikes to Employees

Courtney Nachlas January 23, 2019 0

As soon as employees walked in the doors of Natural Habitat Adventures on the first Friday of 2019, their faces instantly reflected shock, surprise and awe. Employees rushed over to Nat Hab Founder and

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Traveling Small in the Big Outdoors

Traveling Small in the Big Outdoors

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 22, 2019 3

Being an inveterate introvert, I avoid large crowds—well, really, even groups of people numbering 15 or more—like the plague. Yet the places that call to me are some of the most jam-packed because they

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Wildlife Photo of the Week: Love Is in the Air

Wildlife Photo of the Week: Love Is in the Air

Kendal Bower January 18, 2019 0

Every Friday, we choose our favorite photo of the week from our Wildlife Photo of the Day website. This week we chose a pair out of Kenya. Photographer Yochi Levanon was on safari in

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Conservation Comes Full Circle

Conservation Comes Full Circle

WWF January 16, 2019 0

About 20 years ago at the start of my career, I jumped on an opportunity to work with WWF in Peru, where I found myself traveling often to the far reaches of the Peruvian

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