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Dispatches from Base Camp Greenland: #2 — Meet the Staff

Dispatches from Base Camp Greenland: #2 — Meet the Staff

Wendy Redal September 21, 2015 0

Wendy Redal, Nat Hab’s editorial director, recently returned from Base Camp Greenland where she and a group of 12 guests enjoyed a thrilling adventure during the camp’s inaugural season. Read her firsthand reports from

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Dispatches from Base Camp Greenland—Arriving at Camp

Dispatches from Base Camp Greenland—Arriving at Camp

Wendy Redal September 11, 2015 2

By Wendy Redal, Editorial Director at Natural Habitat Adventures  From a distance, Base Camp Greenland is hard to discern. The seven raised tent-cabins perched on the rocky shoreline blend in with the mountains that flank either

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Kenya’s Mara Siana Conservancy — From Goats to Lions

Kenya’s Mara Siana Conservancy — From Goats to Lions

Wendy Redal August 26, 2015 0

Every time Joe Charleson takes guests from Leleshwa Camp into the surrounding Mara Siana Conservancy, he notices something different. Dry stubble has given way to fresh green grass. Giraffe and zebra hoofprints outnumber those

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Avid photographer? Put your camera down (sometimes)!

Avid photographer? Put your camera down (sometimes)!

Wendy Redal June 24, 2015 1

Do you miss more, or miss out, when you're too intent on not missing a shot? Join our discussion on travel photography as we ponder when or whether to put your camera aside

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4 Places To Watch Wild Bears

4 Places To Watch Wild Bears

Wendy Redal June 17, 2015 2

The planet’s largest land predator looked disarmingly cuddly. Ambling over the snowy tundra toward us, he was all big furry head and huge shaggy paws — which we got a close-up eyeful of as

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Colorado River in Grand Canyon Tops 2015 List of ‘Most Endangered Rivers’

Colorado River in Grand Canyon Tops 2015 List of ‘Most Endangered Rivers’

Wendy Redal April 18, 2015 0

Few landscapes on Earth are as stirring as the Grand Canyon, the most iconic emblem of the American Southwest. Major John Wesley Powell, who headed the first Colorado River expedition by white men through the

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Illegal Wildlife Trafficking: U.S. Doubles Down

Illegal Wildlife Trafficking: U.S. Doubles Down

Wendy Redal February 21, 2015 0

Within the open expanse of the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge just outside Denver, you’ll find an unseemly sight – a large government building surrounded by short-grass prairie and wetlands. In contrast to

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30 Years of Nature Travel with Nat Hab Founder & President Ben Bressler

30 Years of Nature Travel with Nat Hab Founder & President Ben Bressler

Wendy Redal January 12, 2015 0

For Ben Bressler, Nat Hab’s founder and president, an early interest in nature was cultivated in a rather unlikely place: suburban Maplewood, New Jersey. As a young boy, Ben played for endless hours in

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