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Reduce Your Carbon Footprint for International Polar Bear Day!

Reduce Your Carbon Footprint for International Polar Bear Day!

Courtney Nachlas February 27, 2020 0

Each year, conservationists celebrate International Polar Bear Day by bringing attention to polar bears and the threats they face. The single largest challenge that wild polar bears face is climate change. With warmer temperatures,

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Butterfly Connections – How Nat Hab’s Scholarship Winner Connected American Students to Rural Mexican Classrooms

Butterfly Connections – How Nat Hab’s Scholarship Winner Connected American Students to Rural Mexican Classrooms

Courtney Nachlas February 5, 2020 0

Beth was busy washing dishes at home when she saw an unknown call come in from Boulder, Colorado. Normally, she wouldn’t answer this type of call, but she had been anxiously waiting for this

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Belize’s Barrier Reef, One of the Best Snorkel Spots in the World

Belize’s Barrier Reef, One of the Best Snorkel Spots in the World

Courtney Nachlas February 3, 2020 0

Waiting impatiently on the edge of a dive boat, you breathe in the salty air and feel the anticipation building in your chest. Sparkling blue waters enchant you, as you think about the abundance

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Encountering a Puma in Patagonia

Encountering a Puma in Patagonia

Courtney Nachlas January 23, 2020 0

Have you ever heard someone describe a trip as a “religious experience”? Before I left for Argentina, that’s how Patagonia was explained to me – a religious experience. I thought about this a lot

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Creating Patagonia – How an American Couple Saved the National Parks

Creating Patagonia – How an American Couple Saved the National Parks

Courtney Nachlas November 14, 2019 0

Patagonia is known for its stunning lakes, breathtaking glaciers and adorable guanacos, but few individuals know the history behind Patagonia’s national parks. It turns out, it may have a lot more to do with

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Why Exploring Borneo Changed My Life

Why Exploring Borneo Changed My Life

Courtney Nachlas October 5, 2019 0

When I’m not assisting Natural Habitat Adventures in making our company the most sustainable, epic travel company on the planet, I am also a student pursuing my master’s degree in conservation biology. Part of

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Celebrate World Rhino Day with Our Quiz!

Celebrate World Rhino Day with Our Quiz!

Courtney Nachlas September 22, 2019 0

As one of the Big Five, rhinoceros are an integral part to the African safari experience, and spotting them in the wild is considered a highlight for many travelers. Unfortunately, rhino populations have dwindled

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Why Fall is a Great Time to Visit Yellowstone National Park

Why Fall is a Great Time to Visit Yellowstone National Park

Courtney Nachlas July 20, 2019 0

Each season in Yellowstone National Park brings something new and fresh for visitors. In the winter, travelers can spot wolf packs navigating through snow-covered trees. In the summertime, longer days allow visitors to spend

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