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Will the U.S. Destruction of Six Tons of Ivory Truly Curtail Poachers?

Will the U.S. Destruction of Six Tons of Ivory Truly Curtail Poachers?

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 19, 2013 17

Last week, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service pulverized nearly six tons of illegal African and Asian elephant ivory. A conservative estimate of this ivory, which was seized at our nation’s ports of entry

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Spotlight on Sustainability: Preserving Cultures through Ecotourism

Spotlight on Sustainability: Preserving Cultures through Ecotourism

Court Whelan, Ph.D. November 9, 2013 0

The first thing you probably think of when you hear the word ecotourism is nature travel.  Perhaps you’re familiar with the core values of ecotourism and also think about the conservation efforts that are

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Borana Rhino Relocation – Extending Conservation in Kenya

Borana Rhino Relocation – Extending Conservation in Kenya

Emily Deemer September 18, 2013 0

Just over two weeks ago, 21 black rhino from Kenya’s Lewa Wildlife Conservancy and Lake Nakuru National Park were relocated to nearby Borana Wildlife Conservancy in Kenya‘s northern Laikipia district. Borana is now proud to call

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African Safari on Foot: Trekking in Kenya

African Safari on Foot: Trekking in Kenya

guest April 25, 2012 0

By Mark Hickey NHA Creative Director If you’ve ever been on safari in Africa, you know how impressive it is to watch wildlife from an open 4X4 vehicle on a game drive. But watching

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Rare Rhino Encounters! On Safari in Kenya with Rick

Rare Rhino Encounters! On Safari in Kenya with Rick

guest April 6, 2012 1

By Rick Guthke General Manager, Natural Habitat Adventures Sitting on the roof-mounted seat atop our Land Rover, we found the first rhino in less than five minutes. Within a few hours, we’d found at

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Bullfrog Father Knows Best

Bullfrog Father Knows Best

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 26, 2011 3

It’s not easy being green, as Kermit the Frog often reminds us. And that statement is particularly apropos if you’re an African bullfrog (Pyxicephalus adspersus). Found mostly in open grasslands and at low elevations

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Video: From a Lion’s Point of View

Video: From a Lion’s Point of View

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 12, 2011 5

Recent new technology has allowed us to get a glimpse into other creatures’ lives like never before. It seems that every day, we’re learning more about the incredible feats—and the normal days—of the beings

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