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Botswana’s Okavango Delta named 1,000th UNESCO World Heritage Site

Botswana’s Okavango Delta named 1,000th UNESCO World Heritage Site

Emily Deemer August 4, 2014 0

Northern Botswana’s Okavango Delta was recently inscribed as the 1,000th UNESCO World Heritage Site, among the ranks of 26 other extraordinary places including India’s Great Himalayan National Park Conservation Area, the Phillipines’ Mount Hamiguitan

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Video of the Week: Namibian Nights & Safari Sleepouts

Video of the Week: Namibian Nights & Safari Sleepouts

Emily Deemer August 1, 2014 0

There’s much more to an African safari than the iconic wildlife that draws most people there.  Namibia is no exception. Often, there is just as much wonderment in things like Namibia’s enchanting quivetrees, mysterious

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Video of the Week: Raju the Elephant Cries Tears of Joy after Being Rescued from 50 Years of Abuse

Video of the Week: Raju the Elephant Cries Tears of Joy after Being Rescued from 50 Years of Abuse

Emily Deemer July 11, 2014 0

Meet Raju the elephant. For the past 50 years, Raju was living in a nightmare of cruelty and suffering in Allahabad, India. He was poached when he was a young calf and cycled through

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Video of the Week: Unbelievably Close to Grizzlies in Alaska

Video of the Week: Unbelievably Close to Grizzlies in Alaska

Emily Deemer May 9, 2014 0

Have you heard how close our groups get to the grizzly bears on our Coastal Alaska Grizzly trips? Within mere feet!  And it’s not from the window of a safari vehicle, it’s on foot. 

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Video of the Week: The Wondrous Wildlife of Madagascar

Video of the Week: The Wondrous Wildlife of Madagascar

Emily Deemer April 18, 2014 0

While on a trip to Madagascar, NHA Conservation Travel Specialist Court Whelan captured some beautiful video footage of Madagascar’s mammals, reptiles, and insects.  Watch these 30-second clips starring the wildlife of this biodiverse African

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Slideshow: The Beauty of Botswana’s Green Season

Slideshow: The Beauty of Botswana’s Green Season

Emily Deemer April 13, 2014 0

Last month’s post “Botswana’s Green Season vs. Dry Season: When to Go?” was so popular, we wanted to show you what the “green season” looks like with some spectacular Botswana photos. Last year, Nat

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The Funniest Bad Yelp Reviews of National Parks

The Funniest Bad Yelp Reviews of National Parks

Emily Deemer April 10, 2014 0

In honor of National Parks Week, we wanted to share an article from Adventure Journal that had our office roaring with laughter last week: The 17 Best Bad Reviews of National Parks on Yelp.

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Conservation Win for Whales in Antarctica

Conservation Win for Whales in Antarctica

Emily Deemer April 2, 2014 0

Good news for whales in Antarctica! On Monday, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) officially ruled that Japan must halt its annual whale hunt in Antarctica’s Southern Ocean.  In a resounding 12-4 vote, The

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