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Tracking Rhinos in the Namibian Desert: A Diary

Tracking Rhinos in the Namibian Desert: A Diary

Elissa Poma August 5, 2015 0

While visiting the Damaraland region of Namibia, WWF’s Elissa Poma joined a researcher and trackers from Save the Rhino Trust to go out in search of endangered black rhinos. Below is an excerpt of her journal from that morning.

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5 Iconic At-Risk Species (And Where to Travel to See Them)

5 Iconic At-Risk Species (And Where to Travel to See Them)

Natural Habitat Adventures July 15, 2015 7

This is a guest post by Matt Kareus, Editor in Chief of The Safarist and About Galapagos, and Executive Director of the International Galapagos Tour Operators Association. Many of our planet’s most iconic species

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In Awe of the 2014 Travel Photographers of the Year

In Awe of the 2014 Travel Photographers of the Year

Emily Deemer December 15, 2014 0

The 2014 Travel Photographer of the Year awards have been announced, and the winners are nothing short of astounding. If you happen to be going to London in 2015, check out the exhibition in

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Video: WWF Adventure Film Will Inspire You to Visit Namibia

Video: WWF Adventure Film Will Inspire You to Visit Namibia

Tania Curry October 17, 2014 0

WWF’s film, Pride of Namibia, was recently named the winner of the inaugural film competition, Adventure in Motion with Yahoo Travel. The film was chosen out of 150 film submissions and revealed at the

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9 Stories That Will Inspire You To Travel Differently

9 Stories That Will Inspire You To Travel Differently

Derek Ward September 26, 2014 0

When you travel the world to see unique wildlife and diverse landscapes, you are also helping the local communities you visit! Saturday is the UN’s World Tourism Day and this year’s theme is “Tourism

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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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How Well-Meaning Travelers Inadvertently Help Poachers

How Well-Meaning Travelers Inadvertently Help Poachers

Tania Curry July 26, 2014 0

Outside Magazine recently profiled a new way poachers are using technology to locate species such rhinos in the wild.  What technology you ask? The GPS coordinates from your travel photos. Learn what you can

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Wildebeests No Longer Hold the Record for Longest Terrestrial Migration: Zebras Take Over the Title

Wildebeests No Longer Hold the Record for Longest Terrestrial Migration: Zebras Take Over the Title

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 10, 2014 9

Africa’s Great Migration has long been a symbol of the continent’s abundant wildlife. The Serengeti Plains fill with millions of wildebeests and other animals, all traveling from the Ngorongoro region in Tanzania to the

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