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Connection with Nature as a Child Means a Healthier Adult

Connection with Nature as a Child Means a Healthier Adult

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 7, 2020 0

Seeking out the natural world—and the wildlife that occupies it—is a good way to cope with the coronavirus pandemic and its resultant shelter-in-place edicts. But now, there’s even more reason to indulge in the

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Staff Picks: 15 Nature Documentaries to Watch Right Now

Staff Picks: 15 Nature Documentaries to Watch Right Now

Natural Habitat Adventures April 6, 2020 0

We’ve all been staying at home for a few weeks now, and you may have burned through all the binge-worthy TV shows on your watch list. So, what to tune in to after you’ve finished every episode Game of

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10 Tips for Spotting Local Wildlife in the Time of Coronavirus

10 Tips for Spotting Local Wildlife in the Time of Coronavirus

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 31, 2020 0

Nature has always been a source of solace and healing, and that fact takes on added significance today. As we all try to keep to ourselves in order to protect our own health and

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Staff Book Recommendations: The Ultimate Reading List on Nature, Wildlife & Wanderlust

Staff Book Recommendations: The Ultimate Reading List on Nature, Wildlife & Wanderlust

Natural Habitat Adventures March 30, 2020 0

“That’s the thing about books. They let you travel without moving your feet.” This observation from American novelist Jhumpa Lahiri could not be more apropos as passionate travelers like us remain housebound for an

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Video: Elephants and Lions Align Against Rhinos

Video: Elephants and Lions Align Against Rhinos

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 24, 2020 0

The term Africa’s Big Five means something quite different today than it did when it was coined in the late 1800s during the continent’s colonial period. Then, it referenced the animals—Cape buffalo (or African buffalo),

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We Need Nature Now More Than Ever

We Need Nature Now More Than Ever

Ben Bressler March 17, 2020 0

You’ve probably noticed that the world is a pretty crazy place right now. An understatement, I know. It is particularly crazy for those of us working in adventure travel. It seems that every day

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20 Tips for Making the Most of Your National Park Trip

20 Tips for Making the Most of Your National Park Trip

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 17, 2020 0

Mountains, seashores, grasslands, wetlands, coral reefs and glaciers. Our national parks protect a multitude of terrains for every taste. And with more than 400 national park units across the country to explore, it can be daunting

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How to Be a Better Environmentalist When Traveling

How to Be a Better Environmentalist When Traveling

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 10, 2020 0

Like many of you, I suspect, I worry a lot about environmental issues: diminishing biodiversity, climate change, greenhouse gases and melting glaciers. Yet, about once a year, I book a flight. And even though

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