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The Most Beautiful Countries in the World Have Two Problems

The Most Beautiful Countries in the World Have Two Problems

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 9, 2021 0

Almost a year ago, before the COVID-19 pandemic raced around the world, I thought of writing to you about the countries that seem to perpetually be on annual lists of the “most beautiful in

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Snow Leopards and Conservation Travel in Ladakh, India

Snow Leopards and Conservation Travel in Ladakh, India

Natural Habitat Adventures February 2, 2021 0

Insights from India Expedition Leader Surya Ramachandran Ladakh, the Indian trans-Himalaya, is one of the last bastions of Tibetan Buddhism in the 21st century. With its richness of history, culture and landscapes, it has

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Paying for Protecting Wildernesses and Biodiversity

Paying for Protecting Wildernesses and Biodiversity

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 2, 2021 0

True wilderness areas—where human impacts are minimal or entirely absent—are dwindling. That probably comes as no surprise to you. But you may not know the specific facts: that less than 20 percent of the

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Above the Tree Line in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem

Above the Tree Line in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 12, 2021 0

I once walked on the moon. It was remote and windy and bare; the kind of landscape that seems to call to me. This “moon,” though, wasn’t off Earth. It was found just outside

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Asian Elephants Have Distinct Personalities Similar to Ours

Asian Elephants Have Distinct Personalities Similar to Ours

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 5, 2021 0

Anyone who has ever adopted a cat or dog into the family knows that each pet is distinctive. One of your dogs, for example, may have loved to spend all day at your side,

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See the Natural Wonders of the World in 2021

See the Natural Wonders of the World in 2021

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 29, 2020 0

It’s time to say farewell to 2020; and for many of us, we’re happy to do it—perhaps more so than for any other year we’ve ever experienced. For those smitten with wanderlust, 2020 was

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Botswana’s Changing Lands: Elephants Not to Blame

Botswana’s Changing Lands: Elephants Not to Blame

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 10, 2020 0

The African nation of Botswana is believed to have the world’s largest population of wild elephants. While the exact number is hard to pinpoint, estimates are that there are between 118,000 to 130,000. While those

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Three Laws I’d Enact If I Ruled the World

Three Laws I’d Enact If I Ruled the World

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 27, 2020 0

With the presidential election coming up next week, I can’t help but think about the future of our world—mostly the next four years—and what it will look like. There are so many things that

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