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Poaching of a Different Kind: Stealing Our Redwoods

Poaching of a Different Kind: Stealing Our Redwoods

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 27, 2014 8

The spike in illegal wildlife trade continues: in 2013, poachers killed 1,004 rhinos in South Africa alone; and in 2012, some 15,000 elephants were slaughtered at 42 sites across 27 African countries, according to

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School of Thought: Eight Things South Africa Taught Me

School of Thought: Eight Things South Africa Taught Me

WWF May 14, 2014 0

By Marsea Nelson, guest blogger for WWF Travel Diverse landscapes, impressive infrastructure and the big five make South Africa an ideal safari destination. Our guest blogger Marsea Nelson recently traveled across South Africa  and

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Where in the World You Can See Penguins

Where in the World You Can See Penguins

Maddi Higgins April 23, 2014 1

They slide on their bellies across the snow, congregate on icebergs and seem to fly through freezing water in search of fish. That’s how most people picture penguins, in Antarctica. The southernmost continent has

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A Visit to Robben Island to Honor Nelson Mandela

A Visit to Robben Island to Honor Nelson Mandela

Natural Habitat Adventures April 23, 2014 0

Guest post by Holly Glessner, Air Specialist at Natural Habitat Adventures Prior to a recent Nat Hab safari in Botswana I had the chance to briefly visit Cape Town, South Africa.  Cape Town is

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Great Read: The Oldest Living Things in the World

Great Read: The Oldest Living Things in the World

Kendal Bower April 14, 2014 0

Have you ever wanted to travel back in time to see what the world was like 50 years ago… 100 years ago… 200 years ago?  What about 9,000 years ago?  A new book that

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The “Little Five”

The “Little Five”

Maddi Higgins February 19, 2014 0

Go on a safari in Africa and you’ll hear plenty about the “Big 5.” The term originally referred to the top five species that hunters sought on their bucket list but has now evolved

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East Africa vs. Southern Africa: How to Choose for your Safari

East Africa vs. Southern Africa: How to Choose for your Safari

Ted Martens January 25, 2014 0

Guest Post by Ted Martens, reprinted with permission from Oh, The Places We’ll Go. By the end of our time in Southern Africa, we thought we were African safari gurus. I mean, what first-time Africa travelers

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11 WWF & Nat Hab Travel Destinations Top the New York Times 2014 Bucket List

11 WWF & Nat Hab Travel Destinations Top the New York Times 2014 Bucket List

Tania Curry January 15, 2014 0

The New York Times published an exclusive list 52 places to visit in 2014.  Here are 11 of the destinations WWF and Nat Hab can take you to in 2014. #1 Cape Town, South

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