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9 Nat Hab destinations from NYT’s 52 places to visit in 2020

9 Nat Hab destinations from NYT’s 52 places to visit in 2020

Hannah Wagner January 31, 2020 0

Every year, the New York Times names 52 places as top destinations to visit. This year, nine Nat Hab destinations made the list. Some destinations are making strides in conservation and others are dramatically

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New Zealand Grants Mountains, Parks and Rivers Personhood

New Zealand Grants Mountains, Parks and Rivers Personhood

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 24, 2019 0

When it comes to the world’s waters, I’m more of a river person than a lake person. Rivers always seem to me to be on an urgent mission; they go places. They “run” downstream,

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New Zealand: Immerse Yourself in the Scenic Wonders of the South Island

New Zealand: Immerse Yourself in the Scenic Wonders of the South Island

Natural Habitat Adventures July 9, 2019 0

Imagine a land where Hawaii, Alaska and Colorado have collided in an unexpected mosaic. Glaciers wind down into coastal rain forest filled with giant tree ferns, waterfalls feed turquoise rivers, alpine parrots fly over

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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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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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Signing Pledges to Be Better Tourists

Signing Pledges to Be Better Tourists

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 27, 2018 1

While travel has the potential to positively impact the places visited—infusing money into local economies, supporting local artisans and conservation projects, and promoting understanding across cultures—it also has the capability to destroy the very

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Videos: The Penguin Paths of New Zealand

Videos: The Penguin Paths of New Zealand

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 11, 2018 0

Wildlife overpasses save the lives of hundreds of animals—such as deer, elk and pronghorn—every year. But if an overpass isn’t available and you’re a creature that stands just about a foot tall and weighs

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Video: The New Zealand Wilds

Video: The New Zealand Wilds

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 16, 2018 0

New Zealand has always seemed to me to have a wild heart. Despite all of its domestic sheep and introduced birds and plants from Europe, it is still predominantly a place of beguiling beaches,

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