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New Study Shows Wildlife Tourism Worth Five Times More Than Poaching

New Study Shows Wildlife Tourism Worth Five Times More Than Poaching

Emily Goodheart Kautz August 22, 2019 0

Recent research has revealed that wildlife tourism is five times more lucrative than poaching. In 2018, it was found that while the illegal wildlife trade accounted for 23 billion dollars of global GDP, ecotourism

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What are the Big Five and Where Can I See Them?

What are the Big Five and Where Can I See Them?

Emily Goodheart Kautz July 31, 2019 0

The Lion King has left many viewers longing to visit the plains of African, conjuring up images of elephants browsing on acacia trees and amber-eyed predators prowling among golden grasses as an enormous red

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QUIZ – How to Differentiate African Rhinoceroses

QUIZ – How to Differentiate African Rhinoceroses

Hannah Wagner May 1, 2019 0

Aren’t all rhinos gray? Technically, no. Spanning the lower and eastern part of the continent of Africa, the black rhino and white rhino roam like prehistoric giants balancing precariously on the edge of being

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Glaciers: Defying Physics While Moving Down Mountains

Glaciers: Defying Physics While Moving Down Mountains

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 2, 2019 0

I count glaciers among my favorite things. They come in beautiful shades of blue, they’re cold and they’re ephemeral. But how can I describe something as old and massive as a glacier as short-lived

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Video: Identifying Birds by Color Patterns

Video: Identifying Birds by Color Patterns

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 26, 2019 0

Last week, here in the Midwest in mid-March, I spotted my first robin of the year. My mother used to say that seeing a robin was a sure sign that spring couldn’t be far

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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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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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