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Just Two Hours in Nature Per Week Brings Health Benefits

Just Two Hours in Nature Per Week Brings Health Benefits

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 31, 2019 0

On New Year’s Day, rather than making resolutions, I have a better suggestion: go outside and take a walk. Or don’t take a walk, but just go outside. You don’t even have to be

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2019 Green Resolution Reflections

2019 Green Resolution Reflections

Natural Habitat Adventures December 30, 2019 0

At the beginning of 2019, several members of Nat Hab’s Green Team came up with green New Year’s resolutions to lower their environmental impact at home and/or in the office. These personal sustainability goals

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An Absence of Ethics: Wildlife-Killing Contests in Your Backyard

An Absence of Ethics: Wildlife-Killing Contests in Your Backyard

Natural Habitat Adventures December 30, 2019 0

Wildlife-killing contests are legal in all US states, except California (2014), Vermont (2018), and parts of New Mexico (2019). These great and gratuitous events most popularly target predators, and “Old Man Coyote” is public

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Wildlife Photo of the Week: Inspection

Wildlife Photo of the Week: Inspection

Steve Selden December 27, 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 Great Egret from Florida. Photographer Linn Smith took this cool image

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Bison Can’t Leave Yellowstone

Bison Can’t Leave Yellowstone

Natural Habitat Adventures December 26, 2019 0

Ask anyone who has ever visited Yellowstone National Park (YNP) what they remember about their experience, and the response will inevitably include bison. As North America’s largest terrestrial animal, bison (Bison bison), often endearingly

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Video: Emperor Penguins’ Big Air Down South

Video: Emperor Penguins’ Big Air Down South

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 24, 2019 0

The Earth’s poles have a special kind of pull on me—sometimes called the “ice blink”—and that’s why on this Christmas Eve, I’m thinking of them. At this time of year, songs about “dreaming of

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Wildlife Photo of the Week: Rainy Day

Wildlife Photo of the Week: Rainy Day

Steve Selden December 20, 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 puffin in Scotland. Photographer Barbara Robert snapped this shot in the

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10 Destinations to Travel to in 2020 with Nat Hab

10 Destinations to Travel to in 2020 with Nat Hab

Emily Goodheart Kautz December 20, 2019 0

As we welcome in the new year, notable travel media outlets such as Condé Nast Traveler, National Geographic and Travel + Leisure are singing the praises of their bucket-list destinations for 2020. With Nat

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